The Centre Stage collection here at Stereo Stories is a series of short profiles of the writers and musicians who have been central to the creation and development of, firstly, this website and then of our concerts.
Anthony Shortte came into the orbit of The Stereo Stories Band via his high-school mate and fellow musician Peter Maskell. Shorty (as he is commonly known) brought a wealth of experience to our shows, having been part of the original blues trio Collards Greens and Gravy for many years.
To say that Stephen Andrew has been instrumental to Stereo Stories would be both an understatement and a poor pun. Writer, musician, sounding board, banner maker...
You can blame it all on Nils Cusack, if you wish. The first Stereo Story. 2013. The first gig. 2014. And then another 20 shows. Yep, it’s all Nils’ fault.
Salvatore Romita plays weddings, parties, anything. Since 2014 he’s also been playing at literary festivals.
Chris Phillips had a secret motive when she wrote her Stereo Story based on Van Morrison’s Into The Mystic.
Tender singing, evocative slide guitar, comedic timing, full-band high-energy: this month's edition of Centre Stage shines the spotlight on the unassuming Peter Maskell.
At our second-ever show - Newport Folk Festival in Melbourne, 2014 – a folk and blues musician from Wangaratta caught the tail-end of our 45 minute set in the scout hall.
Photo by Eric Algra. Geelong Library 2016. Rijn Collins was part of our very first show, at the Williamstown Literary Festival in 2014. But she wasn't there. Laryngitis. A croaky, very croaky, voice rang to apologise. The band, and a fill-in narrator, performed her very dry, very funny travel story about Jackson by [...]
Congratulations to Stereo Stories writer Nick Gadd on the publication of his second novel, Death of a Typographer.