• Acoustic Musician in Burleigh Heads, QLD

  • Travels Nationwide
  • From $800 to $4,000
  • Available on Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

  • 17 people have checked out this act in the last fortnight. Calendars book up fast!

Jay Hoad is a Fijian-born multi instrumentalist (performing on 17+ instruments) and has spent the last ten years touring all over the planet performing his unique show. In 2013 Jay toured North America supporting Bob Marleys “Wailers”. Jay has also performed at WOMAD, Uprising Festival (FIJI), Bob Marley Music Fest (USA), Earth Frequency Festival (AUS), Musikfest (USA), Saarang World Culture Festival (INDIA), Spirit Festival (INDONESIA), Pt Fairy Folk Festival (AUS), Margaret River Surf Pro (WA), Big Day Out (AUS) among others. Last year Jay performed 206 shows throughout 5 countries and late last year Jay’s album ‘Off the Cuff” won ARBA Roots album of the year for 2016.



More Info

This unique “one man band” show is completely adaptable to what ever you are looking for. Jay is very well know around the world for his own material and can also play whatever genre of music you may be looking for. This is a very special show that will be tailored completely to your exact event. So, if you want something unique that people have never seen before, something that can be tailored for your special event, wedding, function, venue... something to enhance your special show and something people will never ever forget, then this is for you.

The show can be a very funky and high-energy performance, a chilled out acoustic session, a rock show, a didgeridoo tribal and island vibe phenomenon, or anything in between. Jay plays many weddings in between his world tours, and they are weddings who are looking for something unique, special and very memorable.

Jay live show sees him in a cockpit of 17+ instruments including Didgeridoos, Weissenborn Lap Steel, Shovel guitar, Dulcimer, Dulsitar, Cigar Box Guitars, Kombi Chassis Guitar, Wine Box Bass, Cricket Bat Guitar, Drum Kit, Percussion, Loops, Djembe, Voice and more. Mouth, hands and feet work in harmony as Jay fuses many genres and unusual instruments to create a sound that's hard to believe comes from just one person.

Hoad’s most recent album “Home is Where the Heart is” was written in some of the most exotic locations around the world, with intimate details of each location described in the album liner notes. “Home is Where the Heart Is” was recorded with renowned producer Craig Porteils (Gun & Roses, Terence Trent D’arby, Diesel, etc.) and features many specials guests, including premier Fijian artist “Knox”. As per usual, the artwork on the album is breathtaking, designed to please all true lovers of art and music.

“An eclectic sound of global proportions” MD News Journal, USA

“Must be seen to be believed” Fiji Times, FIJI

"Blew me away" Triple J

About Booking

We strongly recommend that all communication with Jay Hoad be kept within CrowdPleaser's secure quoting and booking platform. We can only guarantee deposits paid through the CrowdPleaser website. You should also make sure their quote includes their cancellation and payment terms.

Our fee includes Jay's huge show with 17 Instruments on stage, large high quality sound system, lighting/lasers etc, management and our publicist contacting all media and working with you to promote the show through all means possible. Hard copy artwork, any digital artwork you may need designed and sized, press releases, soundman, roadies, transport, etc. And whatever else you need.

Jay is sought after to play his unique style of original music, however we can negotiate to play whatever you like also. His preferred style of covers to play are artists like Jack Johnson, Xavier Rudd, Michael Franti, John Butler, Bob Marley, Jason Mraz, etc. But Jay is best to left tailor the show for the people who are at the event on the night, he has over 8 hours or original music, and 20 hours of covers, so no need to worry.

Can suit anything you need. Please contact for further details.

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