Sunstone perform unique versions of great songs by great songwriters. With a wealth of experience as original songwriters in their own right the members of the band have the musicianship to bring theses artists songs to life. They have chosen songs from a wide variety of era’s and styles specifically so people of all ages will have a connection to their repertoire.
Artists covered include Neil Young, Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, Bill Withers, Fat Freddies Drop, Ray LaMontagne, Jack Johnson, Stevie Wonder, The Meters, Al Green, Bob Marley, MGMT, Red Hot Chili Peppers, John Butler Trio, Powderfinger and many more.

The core duo features the exceptional musical talents of Shannon Sol Carroll on vocals and guitars (Acoustic and electric) and OJ Newcomb on Basses (Double bass & electric). Both are well renowned in Australia and internationally for their original bands (Afro Dizzi Act, Band of Frequencies) as well as their work with other artists (The Resin Dogs, The View from Madelines’ Couch). They are also well known amongst the surf culture having featured in and composed soundtracks for several internationally acclaimed surf films. (The Present, Under the Sun, Life Like Liquid, Believe)

The group is very versatile and is easily adaptable, being able to cater almost any circumstance. They can cover all aspects of an event from instrumental background music, dinner music, acoustic chill, soul and funk right through to good time party and dance music.

Depending on your requirements Sunstone can perform as a duo, or expand to become a trio with percussion or drums, a four piece with keyboards and drums or a five piece with keyboards, drums and percussion. Shannon is also a DJ and is able to add that as an extra element to an event as it progresses. Specific songs are able to learnt by the band for weddings or parties with enough prior notice and we can also cater for special appearances by talented guests who may be in the audience.

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