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Toby

Rank #2 AU Perth, WA, AU Blues / Roots / Folk

About

Sounds Like: Janis Joplin, Ani DiFranco, John Butler Trio, Etta James, Melissa Etheridge

Manager: Robert Suvaal (world), Stahl Entertainment (Germany, Switzerland, Austria)

Bio: “Toby – whose voice seems to know no bounds fronts the one part orchestra, one part bonfire jam, one part circus with eaze…”

WA performer Toby is so much more than just “energetic, raw, and feisty.” She is power defined. Her voice has the potential to create a musical revolution. Toby is simply ... See Full Bio

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Press

““Local singer, songwriter and guitarist Toby prides herself on giving a killer live performance but to date, she had yet to capture that rollicking passion, exuberance and sheer joy on album. Like her last album, this one does stand on its own, particularly songs such as Karma, All I Need and Tu Es Belle. What’s most obvious is how comfortable Toby seems laying open her emotions. It’s brave and sexy as she mines a mix of folk, pop, roots and reggae.” ”
—  Saturday The West Magazine (Sept 2008) Love Underground Review
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CANADA WAY OUT WEST TOUR Ju...
Jun 28, 2013
Here we are, one week into our Way out West Canada. 17 shows in 18 days! Theres ... [more]
Toby's Message Board
Sep 4, 2008
http://tobymusic.com.au/phpBB3/index.php [more]
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Shows

  • Sat

    Mar 15


    Nanson, WA, AU | 12:00pm
    Nukara Music Festival
    Nanson, WA, AU
    Sat Mar 15 12:00pm
  • Thu

    Feb 27


    Hamilton Hill, WA, AU | 7:00pm
    Circle of Friends house con...
    Hamilton Hill, WA, AU
    Thu Feb 27 7:00pm

    Details

    The travelling community of songwriters is coming to Hamilton Hill for a one-off, special, intimate house concert in Phoebe's garden under the stars. An eclectic group from across nations and oceans, this evening will feature Eric Erdman (Alabama, USA), Hussy Hicks (Gold Coast) Toby and Morgan Bain (WA). Each musician will perform their own songs and play with the others. Expect genius, joking and moments of pure bliss. There are a limited number of tickets at $25. BYO food and drink. Bookings are essential - please call or email Phoebe on phoebe@phoebecorke.com or 0407606696 to ensure your place at what promises to be an unique and unmissable event.

  • 2013

    Sep 13


    Metz, FR | 7:00pm

    Metz, FR
    Fri Sep 13, 2013 7:00pm
  • 2013

    Sep 6


    Oud-Heverlee, BE | 7:00pm

    Oud-Heverlee, BE
    Fri Sep 06, 2013 7:00pm

    Details

    Dinner, Bouillabaisse (only reservation) + Concert: € 27,00 Concert Only: € 12,00

  • 2013

    Jun 23


    Calgary, AB, CA | 8:00pm

    Calgary, AB, CA
    Sun Jun 23, 2013 8:00pm

    Details

    “What sets Toby apart from other performers mining a similar vein is her infectious energy, a kind of worldly appreciation of life that makes even her most melancholy songs thrum with a kind of joyousness. It’s a key reason why her live performances are so acclaimed, and it’s translated well here. Toby has crafted a well-rounded release that encapsulates her sound while still being acoustically diverse. Opening track Again is rife with country twang, and closing number Good Old Days is a weird. off-kilter polka, somewhat reminiscent of an upbeat Tom Waits tune. In between, the album runs the gamut of moods and emotions, and although Toby is renowned as a singer/songwriter, the standout track is actually a cover: the stripped back, elegiac paean to lost love, Rather Go Blind. All up Sleeptalk is a fitting framework for Toby’s powerful vocals and emotionally raw song writing, and will find it ticks all the right boxes. (X-press Magazine January 2011) “Blessed not only with a pair of powerful pipes but also a wicked sense of sonic humour, popular local roots chanteuse Toby made her much anticipated return to the WA circuit on Friday night, inviting old and new fans alike to trek down to the Fly By Night in Fremantle to celebrate the launch of her fourth LP Sleeptalk.

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  • Still inlimbo (Artist) Still inlimbo
    Love it!
  • Kerry Leigh (Artist) Kerry Leigh
    Impressive songwriting and strong compelling performance! Happy Holidays -- Kerry
  • Netty Mac (Artist) Netty Mac
    "Can't Afford Me" = BRILLIANT! Love love love it. Keep the great tunez coming Toby. I hope to catch your show tomorrow night.
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  • Song Plays 6,107 +1

  • Video Plays 231

  • Total Fans 5,076 +2

  • ReverbNation Fans 220

  • Facebook Likes 4,706 +2

  • Twitter Followers 150

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