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18 January 2023 @ 11:00 am

The Long & The Short of It and The Sulli-Vans

Don’t miss this inspirational and heart-warming performance by two critically acclaimed artists. You won’t have seen anything like this before! ONLY TCMF show at Wests! A show for ALL ages.

The Long and Short of It (David Baird & Patsy Toop) are award-winning, country music singer-songwriters, from Melbourne. They first met at a charity fundraiser when Patsy asked David if he would sing a duet with her. The rest is history- Their sumptuous harmonies have been described as “honey-coated chocolate”.
This hardworking duo are true masters of their craft and they have built a legion of fans over the past decade. They are refined songwriters penning relatable lyrics and inspirational music. Their captivating and engaging live shows have earned the adoration of fans and critics alike. In 2013 they headed to Nashville to record some songs. They met and formed a friendship with Producer Kenny Royster, (renowned for producing triple platinum recordings for Luke Combs), who so impressed with their work and special vocal blend suggested co-writing. “Midnight Choir” their new album released on August 5th, 2022, is a product of this collaboration.
The Sulli-Vans are a family that symbolises the ‘heart & soul’ of the Past, Present and Future of Country Music.
The Sulli-Vans, won the hearts of all Australians when they appeared on The Voice Generations, after having spent the last 2 years travelling our beautiful country and performing over 170 shows, in regional and remote communities and at major Festivals.  The Sulli-Vans, led by Award winning Country Singer Songwriter Kevin Sullivan (dad) the group consists of children, KJ (son 13 yrs) Cha Cha (daughter 11 yrs) and Jet (son 7 yrs).
The Sulli-Vans enchant audiences with their soulful harmonies across both their original music and unique versions of much-loved Australian classics, country music and contemporary hits. The talented storyteller will engage you from the very first note, as you are transported by his stories and unique sound, with the infusion of saxophone, clarinet and trumpet.  In Kevin’s music you’ll hear influences of Paul KellyBruce SpringsteenJohnny CashLeonard Cohen and yet he has a style and sound all his own, that connects with your heart and spirit. Kevin has released two Albums, with his 3rd Album and cowritten autobiography due for release in 2023.

The Sulli-Vans are excited to be returning to the very heart of Country Music where they made their stage debut at the Tamworth Country Music Festival in January 2020.