Tyrone and Lesley

Tyrone and Lesley create songs on the ukulele, double bass and U-bass, all instruments that must be played close to the heart. First meeting in 2000 in the show Ukulele Mekulele which took them to the Sydney Opera House, they’ve made uncategorisable music ever since, having released five albums: Ukulele Heart (2012) , Bear with Me (2013), the soundtrack to the hit show of the same name, Gentlemen Songsters (2014) Baubles: A Ukulele Christmas (2015) and OPTIMISM (2017). With one foot on the music stage, and the other on the theatrical stage, they’ve performed to many audiences of the large and little kind.

Finalists in the 2012 and 2013 Queensland Music Awards for their songwriting, they’ve played the Sydney Opera House, Queensland Performing Arts Centre, Melbourne Recital Centre, The Adelaide Festival Centre and many brilliant events including the New Zealand International Ukulele Festival, Melbourne Ukulele Festival, Cairns Ukulele Festival, Spruke, Blue Mountains Ukulele Festival, the Brisbane Festival, Perth’s Awesome Festival, the UK’s Grand Northern Ukulele Festival and many others.


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