Live Music with ' The Sugarants ' at the Tathra Hotel.
Sun 1st September 4-7pm.
The Sugarants are a new duo from the Far South Coast of New South Wales, playing originals and a diverse selection of covers by artists including Talking Heads, John Lennon, The Violent Femmes, Models, The Proclaimers, Buddy Holly and David Bowie.
The Sugarants are Jamie Forbes (vocals, guitar) and Erik Rijnberg (guitar, keyboard, vocals). Jamie plays with The Hoops and The Jonathan Richman Experience and has also fronted popular local acts Burning Down The House and Yes Commissioner and toured with Buddy Holly Tribute The Crikets. He also works as an actor (Neighbours, Life Class, The Shallows), most recently in the acclaimed local production of Ladies In Black. Jamie is an award winning writer for theatre, radio, television and film. He recently completed his first novel and his new play, Perfectly Normal Zombie, will be staged in the area in 2020.
Erik is a renowned guitarist and pianist who began his career in the Netherlands and worked in a variety of bands, cabaret, and as a session musician. Arriving in Sydney in 1981, he played and recorded with The Bystanders, The Identities, The Tumbling Dice, The Happening, jazz/funk outfit Groove Artery, The Nighthawks, The Groove Brothers, funky instrumentalists The Pesco Brothers and Lilly Pillys. Outside of The Sugarants he plays with The Hoops and The Jonathan Richman Experience.
Last year The Sugarants wrote and recorded Let's Do This! for the award winning film The Reel Adventures of Mrs Mitty and are currently working on tracks for that film's sequel.