Brett Jay Gannon, or “BJ” as he is affectionately known has been playing since the age of 12 and has compiled a diverse knowledge of raw acoustic sound. He has starred as Buddy Holly in the Matman stage production “Buddy Holly Tribute Show” at Wintersun and preformed in bands and duos such as “Fat Albert” and “BuggleJuz.” He has also made the finals for original music talent scout “Face The Music” for 4ZZZ.
Brett spends most of his spare time down at the beach either surfing, fishing or playing music. The beach is where he likes to write his original music. He writes about everyday life and aims for something that everyone can relate too. Brett is in the process of recording his first album which is acoustic based and lyrically driven.
Brett is a full time musician and loves every minute of it. Brett was raised listening to old school Rock from Van Morrison to the Beatles to the Beach Boys. Today he is influenced by artists such as Daniel Johns, Bernard Fanning, Ian Moss and John Butler. He loves the old and the new music and covers a diverse mix in his repertoire appealing to a vast audience.
Brett performs from the Gold Coast up to the Sunshine Coast at pubs, clubs, weddings and corporate functions. He has the ability to interact with his audience and create a relaxed party atmosphere.