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Seeking Bass Player for Upcoming European Tour with Original Band

Seeking Bass Player for Upcoming European Tour with Original Band

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Auditions for bass players are now open for The Wishing Well's 2019 European Tour

THE TOUR:

Rehearsals are in Lisbon, Portugal on June 25.

The Tour starts on June 26 and finishes on October 14.

The tour is full-time so musicians need to be available for this entire period.

There are scheduled 3 day breaks in the tour every 5-7 weeks.

Musicians receive 225 Euro per week and 2 meals per day. Travel and accommodation (from the starting point of the tour) are also covered during the tour period.

THE ACT:

The Band's line up consists of drums, bass, cello, two violins, acoustic guitar, electric guitar and vocals. The Wishing Well plays original, orchestral-folk-rock-pop. Since their formation 14 years ago, The Wishing Well has toured tirelessly playing an impressive 1800 gigs on the international circuit.

Career highlights include slots at the Queenscliff Music Festival (Aus), The Blue Balls Festival (Switzerland), The Edinburgh Fringe Festival (Scotland), Montreux Jazz Festival (Switzerland), Skagenfest (Denmark), Nibe Festival (Denmark), Galway Sessions (Ireland), Canterbury Arts Festival (England), Across The Tracks (England), Croperdy Folk Festival Fringe (England), Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival (Northern Ireland), Neun Naumbuerger Naechte (Germany), Open Flair Festival (Germany), Maritime Festival (Germany) and Labadoux Festival (Belgium).

The Wishing Well has released 4 albums and has sold over 60,000 CDs independently. 2019 marks the release of the Band’s first live DVD.

Lead singer Jai Larkan has previously supported artists such as Bob Geldof, Andy White, Liam O'Maonlai and Tim Finn and the band has shared the stage with David Gray, James Morrison, Seal and Joss Stone.

The songs are rich in textural depth, building gradually to dizzying heights only to momentarily pause and cascade into an orchestral crescendo.

Awe-inspiring arrangements spun around magnificently poetic lyrics, wistful violins, oceanic cello and majestic rhythms all melded to lead singer Jai Larkan's achingly strong and haunting vocals evokes an extraordinary gamut of emotions.

In the melodic tradition of Ryan Adams, David Gray, Dave Matthews Band and The Waterboys, The Wishing Well's music appeals to lovers of emotive lyrics and melody.

Their inspiring live performances captivate audiences and have created an enthusiastic and ever-growing worldwide fanbase. Like true troubadours, the Band is nearly always on tour. 2019 marks The Wishing Well's tenth tour of Europe and the release of their first live DVD.


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Job payment

Paid - 225 Euro p/week, accomm, 2 meals p/day, travel


bass player

Anyone, aged 18 to 40 from any country

  • Bass Guitar ability: Expert
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About the advertiser
  • Located in ACT, Australia
  • Joined January, 2011
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Listing created: 25 April 2019
Applications close: 25 May 2019
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