Gemma Louise Kirby

Gemma Louise Kirby

 Bunbury, Western Australia, AUS
BandCountryRock

Gemma Louise Kirby is a passionate performer who never fails to impress. At the young age of 21, Gemma has achieved an astonishing amount and has recently embarked on a journey to follow her dream. She is currently recording her Debut Album with award wining producer, Matt Fell.

Biography

The multi award winning Gemma Louise Kirby is back creating waves in the Australian Country Music industry after years of developing her craft and following her dream. This year you can catch Gemma wowing audiences in Mackay, QLD after relocating from Bunbury WA in May 2012. At the tender age of 21 years old, Gem is surprisingly a veteran of live music. By the time she was 16 years old, she had performed live to over 100,000 people at country music festivals around Australia. Since that time, Gemma has supported countless artists, devoted her time to writing countless songs and even graduated from the 2011 CMAA Academy of Country Music. Gem’s live performances are passionate and she is a high-class performer who never fails to impress. Her soaring vocals are able to tackle any genre note for note. From Katy Perry to ACDC, Christina Aguilera to Garth Brooks… anything is within her reach.

This amazing talent, teamed with her guitar skills, down to earth personality and her willingness to give almost any song a go (yes, even Lady Gaga) makes for an exciting & memorable concert every time! Gemma is currently recording her self-titled Album, due for release in September 2012, which is being created by award winning producer, Matt Fell. Matt Fell has produced many major-label and independently released albums and has recently been awarded the coveted Producer of the Year Award at the CMAA Awards (AKA The Golden Guitars) in Tamworth.

Some of Gemma’s career highlights include:
• Graduate of Tamworth Camerata 2005
• Graduate of the 2011 CMAA Academy of Country Music
• Performed on the popular morning television show, Sunrise
• Support act for many artists including Adam Brand, Melinda Schneider and Shannon Knoll
• Won many local talent quests including:
o Bunbury Country Club Talent Quest
o Boyup Brook County Music Club Talent Quest
o Telethon Talent Quest
• Her original song “Passed The Test” ranked 12 in the 2011 Coopers Song-writing Competition
• Heat contender for 2011 Telstra Road to Discovery in Dowerin
• 2012 CMAA Australian Senior Female Vocalist of the Year Runner Up
• 2012 CMAA Australian Duo of the Year Runner Up
• 2012 CMAA Australian Senior Songwriter of the Year Finalist
• 2012 Senior Urban Voice of the Year Runner Up

Discography

Gemma is currently recording her Debut Album with award wining producer, Matt Fell and is due for release in September 2012.

Set List

Bad Moon Rising
Come Back Again
Crazy Little Thing Called Love
Do You See What I See
Domino
Don't Stop
Every Breath You Take
Famous in a Small Town
Folsom Prison Blues
Gimme One Reason
Gold
Have You Ever Seen The Rain
Heartache Tonight
Hit Me With Your Best Shot
Hurts So Good
I Want You To Love Me
Jackson
Jailhouse Rock
Khe Sahn
Landslide
Last Hard Bible
Leave Me Alone Im Lonely
Life Is A Highway
Long Way To The Top
Milky Way
Move It On Over
Nutbush city limits
Old Time Rock N' Roll
Poor, Poor Pitiful Me
Proud Mary
Queen of hearts
Red Neck Woman
Roadhouse Blues
Rockin All Over The Word
Shook Me All Night Long
Someday’s You Gotta Dance
Stuck In The Middle
Suds In The Bucket
Sultans Of Swing
Summer Of 69
Sweet Child Of Mine
Sweet Home Alabama/All Summer Long
There's Gonna Be A Heartache Tonight
These boots are made for walkin
Torn
Tush
Walkin On Sunshine
What I Like About You
Whats Up
When You Say Nothing At All
Who knew
Wild At Heart
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