Rhyley McGrath is a talented young Bendigo-based musician garnering praise and winning fans across Victoria and beyond.
He plays predominatley blues, funk and jazz styles, covers and originals. His playing style has been described as similar to that of other blues guitarists such as Gary Moore, Rory Gallagher and Robbern Ford. Rhyley plays solo acoustic sets and with his ever-evolving band. He also embraces the 'blues jam’ culture and has shared the stage with, and supported acts such as John McNamara, Pete Cornelius, Shaun Kirk, Phil Manning and Geoff Achison.
He is a very hard-working gigger, having played well over 200 gigs in 2018 which included a three week tour of Tasmania. He returns to Tassie, QLD, NSW and SA in the first half of 2019.
Rhyley McGrath is an exceptional young talent, with a maturity and playing style beyond his years.
Rhyley has a very evolving setlist including covers and originals, however some of the mainstays include:
- Jimi Hendrix
- Gary Moore
- Eric Clapton/Cream
- Ain't No Sunshine
- House of the Rising Sun
- Bron Yr Aur Stomp
- Nobody Knows You When You're Down And Out
- Jason Isbell
- JJ Cale
- Original material