"Bryce Wastney's Cat Stevens gig was a trip down memory lane for me, right back to the Old School Yard."
"I grew up listening to Cat Stevens and recently attended Bryce’s performance. He used his magic to take us on an enchanted journey through time. Bryce’s music and folk style storytelling were excellent. It was an unforgettable evening that brought back many fond memories and revealed things I didn’t know…read more →
"Bryce delivers a dynamic and charming presentation of the life and music of Cat Stevens. He is a natural story teller and engaging entertainer."
"Bryce has the audience in the palm of his hand. You can hear a pin drop as he tells the stories, and then next minute the room erupts into a heartwarming singalong. Bryce honours Cat Stevens in a way that helps you see your own path more clearly."
"We had a fabulous night with great food and entertainment what more could you ask for? We will be going to the next Cat Stevens event again."
"A soulful & caring musician. Pleasant uplifting music. Relaxed and friendly, Bryce connected well with audience. Seen and heard at Nelson Centre of Musical Arts on Thu 6 June 2019. Attractive and warming stage setting too - magic!"
"An awesome opening act for Australian Blues Maestro Shaun Kirk at the Mussel Inn, Takaka. A great selection of soulful, uplifting sounds. Loved the new songs!"
Germein Sisters, Bryce Wastney, Luke Inglis at The Toff In Town, Melbourne, April 9 2014 "Launching his album “Hope Mountain”, New Zealander Bryce Wastney continued to explore the themes initiated by Inglis, but his songs were lyrically more complex and more hard-hitting musically. Wastney’s laid back patter and confident stage…read more →
Gig review Dec 3, 2017. "Last Friday night, my husband & I attended a great gig at the Tahunanui Golf Club where the very talented BRYCE WASTNEY sang a wonderful selection of beautiful songs throughout the evening. He sang an array of Cat Stevens’s hits, some other covers & best…read more →
True North Album review. "So he’s a smart, thoughtful singer-songwriter with something to say (life’s journey, faith in the face of adversity, love and the joy and doubt that comes with it), has a strong and expressive voice and one who carefully wraps his lyrics in memorable melodies. Fellow musician,…read more →
True North Album Review. "Listening to Bryce Wastney’s third studio album True North is like catching up with a dear old friend. It’s warm, intimate, honest and a lovely reminder of the shared bond you have. He’s a master craftsman — perhaps something he perfected as a boat-builder...when it comes…read more →
"This is some of the most beautiful music I have ever listened to. I play it just about every day!!! Still !! It's uplifting, inspiring, joyful, thoughtful, heartfelt, real.... his guitar is stunning....bright, clear, easy and rich. The songs speak of a life lived authentically and feelings considered deeply, and…read more →