NCMA, Nelson - Live gig review June 2019 "Soulful & caring musician. Pleasant uplifting music. Relaxed, friendly Bryce connects so well with audience. Seen and heard at NCMA Thu 6 June 2019. Attractive and warming stage setting too!"
Mussel Inn - Live gig review October 2019 "An awesome opening act for Shaun Kirk at the Mussel Inn, Takaka. A great selection of soulful, uplifting sounds. Loved the new songs!"
Songbook & Six String Tour 2013 – Live gig review “These two troubadours delighted our local crowd here at The Vic, regaling us with an intimate show of warm, soulful folk, book-ended by humorous yet sincere storytelling. Warming up for what should be an interesting national tour, Jones and Wastney, like...read more→
Songbook & Six String Tour 2013 – Live gig review “What a truly delightful evening we had when Bryce Wastney and Paul Ubana Jones performed in Waimate on 27 September 2013 as part of their Six String and Songbook Tour. It was easy to see the passion these two have...read more→
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→
“Last Fri 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 of all some of his...read more→
"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, the multi-instrumentalist Ryan Beehre...read more→
"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 to writing...read more→
"I am writing on behalf of Nelson Bays Harmony to thank you so much for being part of our show on Saturday. The songs you chose were obviously very special to you and that feeling was communicated to the audience. The guitar accompaniment was beautiful. Thank you also for your...read more→
"If we were talking a film synopsis, journeyman Bryce Wastney would be your engaging, sympathetic everyman protagonist…he could be an Antipodean Jack Johnson.” Jacob Connor – NZ Musician Magazine
"If you enjoy natural from the heart type of music, then you must go and see Bryce Wastney perform live. Experience the raw emotion and heart throbbing background story that Bryce brings multiplies the aural experience elevating an outstanding show into another level." Edwin Tejoz, CEO of Starfish Music Live...read more→
“True North is a ground breaking album destined to strike a chord with a wide audience. The songs are up there with the best, which shows us that Bryce Wastney keeps getting better & better with age." - NZ Music review.