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Solo Artist, Brenton Fosdike, Perth

Brenton Fosdike

Brenton has been a professional musician/entertainer since 1968.

During these years, he has performed with successful W.A. acts such as SSARB, MKIV, THRUST and the DAVE HOLE BAND in the late 60's, early 70's and BRIX, LOOK SHARP, DOWNUNDER, TROUPADORS, GYPSY and STORMBRINGER (JETS) in the 80's.

In the 70's he was a member of the international hit making group the MIXTURES, and toured nationally and internationally with them playing their worldwide hits such as THE PUSHBIKE SONG, IN THE SUMMERTIME, CAPTAIN ZERO, HENRY FORD, SKATEBOARD JIVE and appearing on 'Top of the Pops' and doing a Royal Command Performance.

He has been fortunate to work with such great names as JOHN FARNHAM, JOHNNY O'KEEFE, JERRY & THE PACEMAKERS, BO DIDDLEY, JEFF ST. JOHN, BEACH BOYS, OSABISA, PAUL McCARTNEY & WINGS, ELTON JOHN and THE ROLLING STONES and many, many others. He has also appeared on many national T.V. shows including the MIDDAY SHOW, DON LANE'S I.M.T. and COUNTDOWN.

BRENTON is a sought after session singer doing backup vocals on other artists CD's and for major advertising companies add campaigns; you may have heard him sing quite often and not realised. He has also had miner success as a song writer & script writer.

The last 20 years have seen him performing solo and in two, three and four piece groups both in Perth and overseas. Writing and producing his first NEIL DIAMOND TRIBUTE SHOW and an ABBA tribute show ABBASALUTELY. He was senior lecturer at ABMUSIC a music college for Aboriginal students for 7 years and he still keeps an active interest in it's success and does some relief teaching when needed.

Joining up with KELLY in 2001 for one show became a permanent thing when both artists realised how well they performed together and a great musical partnership has gone on ever since. KELLY and BRENTON have performed at Frenchy's Restaurant on most Fridays & Saturdays for the last 8 years. Recently with the aid of KELLY's husband DENNIS BIRD they have revamped the NEIL DIAMOND TRIBUTE SHOW into an international standard floor show.

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