As our Musical Director and lead vocalist, we can promise you that Michael will effortlessly craft his performance to always set the perfect atmosphere, tailor made to fit any occasion. With an extensive repertoire and over 8 years of experience performing for corporate and private events as well as for for hundreds of happy couples,
Michael brings a level of professionalism and quality to his craft that makes him one of the most sought after performers on Australia's east coast.
Whether it's with his smooth and earthy vocals as you or your bride walk down the aisle, setting a chilled atmosphere for your guests as they relax, or bringing the house down with all your favourite tunes, Michael along side a collective made up of some of Australia's best musicians, will bring more than what it takes to make sure every moment of your event leaves your colleagues, family & friends with sore legs, full hearts and unforgettable memories!
Singer, song-writer and guitarist, Michael Duchesne (du-shane), is described by many as a powerful, distinctive and engaging performer; from his delivery to his vocal tone and guitar work right down to his songwriting. Michael's musical influences stem from soul music as the cornerstone of his genre bending sound, however, it's his unique tone and powerful vocal ability that effortlessly commands attention
In 2011, Michael opened for internationally acclaimed soul musician Eric Bennet, performed the Manly Jazz Festival in 2013 & 2015, opened for Hot Chocolate’s 2014 Australia tour, and played the opening act on the International Stage at Soulfest Sydney 2014. Since 2014, Michael has toured with 2014 Australia's Got Talent Winners, Uncle Jed, opened for soul singer Vivien Sessoms and has performed as lead singer for blues & rock band, Mogadishu Family Band.
Michael has also worked in studio along side bands and artists such as RÜFÜS, Luna Grand and most recently, Cold Chisel legend Ian Moss, who he joined on his big band return tour in late 2019. He’ll be back on tour with Ian Moss in November this year and will continue his tour along side Australian Idol winner Ricki-Lee, singing duets in big theatres across the country.