Artist: Laura Jean
Melbourne-based songwriter Laura Jean is a powerful, exotic new voice in Australian music. Renowned for her lush and pastoral folk albums, she has built a strong following since her debut album in 2006. In that year she joined Deborah Conway as part of the Broad Festival project, which toured Australian cities.
Songwriter: Darren Hanlon
Darren Hanlon is a gifted storyteller who wins over large and small audiences alike with his particular brand of urban folk. He has released five solo albums, three EPs and eight singles on Candle Records and Flippin Yeah Industries as well as several compilation tracks. He has toured with Billy Bragg, David Dondero, Tim Kasher, The Violent Femmes and The Magnetic Fields.