After a sold out show at the New Plymouth Little Theatre, Bryce returns home to his base in Nelson.
“There was a real connection happening with the musicians and the audience, and the band just gelled on stage. This is about as good as it gets.” says Bryce
Featuring special guest Brian Hatcher & band who was chosen to open for Slash and Joe Satriani last time they came to NZ. The audience enjoyed acoustic versions of the blues, and even some instrumentals they made up especially for the night.
TVNZ Seven Sharp News crew filmed Bryce back stage & at school performances during the week. The story of his journey will be screening early June on Channel 1 at 7 pm. Keep an eye out on the Bryce Wastney Music facebook for links and screening times.
Bryce will now focus on his NEXT single release, and the Songbook & Six String NZ Tour in sept with NZ Blues icon Paul Ubana Jones.
Read the newspaper interview recently published in the Taranaki Daily News HERE.
May 5 – NEW single ‘Dead Man Walking’ is officially launched!
After months of work, the new single titled “Dead Man Walking” is NOW AVAILABLE from iTunes (world wide)
The song quickly climbed to #6 in the NZ iTunes country charts sitting next to Taylor Swift and Lady Antebellum. 5 days later it has been picked up by some major radio suppliers that has extended its radio reach to over 4000 Radio stations across USA, Canada and UK.
Bryce has been working closely with the ultimate team of producers, Stephen Wrench (Lynyrd Skynyrd, Toto, Axl Rose), Terry Nails (Ozzy Osbourne, Slash) and Florida based engineer Eric Charlton.
13 March 2013 Top of the South Tour completed, $17,000 raised for Clifton Terrace School Fundraiser event..
Bryce recently performed at his old primary school at their yearly fundraiser event ‘Tea By The Sea”. Introduced live to radio by MORE fm, Bryce & his cousin Caroline Harvey (also an ex student, now a vocal coach) wowed the crowd with a 25 min set. Record attendance gathered and $17,000 was raised in 2 hours for the school resource budget.
Recently joining forces with NZ songstress Jackie Bristow (now based in USA), they played at the iconic Mussel Inn & The Boat House in Nelson. She won the audience with her smooth, soulful voice and highly polished guitaring. Jackie heads to Australia for festival shows & returns to NZ to open for folk legend Bonnie Rait in Auckland. Check her out www.jackiebristow.com
24 February 2013 Top of the South Mini Tour saw a full venue at the Free House in Nelson over the weekend..
An attentive audience enjoyed a quality evening in the Yhurt at the Free House in Nelson. Local country singer Rebecca Scholfield opened the show with some beautiful vocal work and instantly won the hearts of the crowd, then joined Bryce and his backing band for a few tunes through out the night. Finishing off with a powerful duet of Sugarland’s song “We Will Run”. View pics HERE