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MATT BRADSHAW + G-FORCE

Matt Bradshaw & G-FORCE is ushering in a new era in the field of corporate entertainment and private events. It's a brave new world that now more than ever, demands value-for-money.

With a repertoire that encompasses classic rock & pop from the 70's, 80's and 90's as well as current hits and dance-floor favourites, Matt Bradshaw & G-FORCE has the perfect mix of music to cater to everyone's tastes. Combine this with the experience to "talk the talk" in any audience situation and the ability to adapt seamlessly to changes on the fly, and you've got the perfect choice of fun, interactive high energy professional entertainment for your special event.

Matt Bradshaw & G-FORCE is the perfect blend and the perfect fit: the right songs and consummate professionalism both on- and off- stage to make your event an unmitigated success, GUARANTEED!

Available as a four-, five- or six-piece; please contact us with your specific requirements. For your next special event, be it private or corporate, Matt Bradshaw & G-FORCE is the obvious choice.

May the Force be with you...

Matt Bradshaw:
There’s an ease of delivery about Matt’s onstage performance that just comes from experience, and there’s no other way around it – confidence and ability in equal measure.
He’s been fortunate enough to have sung all over the world in the past few years – in the US as part of the Rockstar INXS TV show, in China as a touring musician for some two and a half years, and in Dubai fronting a band at the Hard Rock Café. On top of this, he’s performed both for, and alongside of, some of the best-known names in the music world; KISS (for their after-show party), UB40 (for singer Ali Campbell’s 40th birthday), and as support act to international stars like Leo Sayer, America, BoneyM, Collective Soul, plus Aussies Daryl Braithwaite, Jon Stevens, the Angels, Jet, Noiseworks, Mark Seymour and Powderfinger.
Among the recent corporate events with which Matt’s been involved have been the Make-a-Wish Foundation Annual Wish Ball, Virgin Blue’s Hangar Ball (Richard Branson performed with us), Christmas & Christmas in July parties for RACV, Telstra, Guthy-Renker, CBA, NuFarm, ANZ, Linfox, ATA, Jones Lang, LaSalle, VISY and PPG, plus of course weddings & birthday functions too numerous to mention.

Shannon Gibson:
Shannon is the backbone of the G-FORCE experience; rock solid beats and a deft touch behind the kit. His ability to sing - in addition to playing like a monster - makes him a huge asset to the band.
His experience ranges from previous corporate band experience, to original acts, all the way through to tribute shows covering such disparate bands as KISS, Robbie Williams, Billy Thorpe and P!nk – clearly Shannon is a man who knows his stuff and he’s in constant demand. We’ve been lucky enough to nab him!

Dom Italiano:
Dom is truly a virtuoso of his instrument; the sound of a Santana, the speed of a Satriani and the style of a Segovia – though admittedly, we couldn’t be sure Andres Segovia ever played guitar behind his head!
Equally at home on acoustic guitar as well as electric, Dom brings unsurpassed tone and ability to the G-Force table – it’s all in the fingers!  Indeed when it comes to diversity, he has been an invited performing guest at countless Australian music festivals in his capacity as an original artist, played stadium events alongside people like Aussie legend the late great Billy Thorpe, and as part of strict chart-reading musicals like “Shane Warne, the Musical”.

Steve Virgona:
Steve possesses an all-too-rare combination in bass players; precision and feel. The most “on” player you’re likely to come across, Steve also knows how to make his instrument “breathe”.  Perhaps this sounds a little airy-fairy”… but it’s musical and it makes a difference!
Steve plays upright bass as well as electric, a fantastic visual element in the G-FORCE show. He regularly plays with legendary touring rockabilly songstress Wanda Jackson when she comes to Australia, and over the past little while has played on the bill with John Farnham, Graham Fenton (of Major Matchbox), the Screaming Jets, and Harry Connick Jnr.

ARTIST
PROFILE:

PERFECT FOR:

Corporate Events

Weddings

Parties

 

ENTERTAINMENT

• Covers

LOCATION

Melbourne

SIZE

4, 5 OR 6 Piece

PICS + VIDEO
 
WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY:

We all wanted to thank you and the band for the brilliant night you provided for us – people are still talking about how fantastic you all were!! Also, what a pleasure you were to deal with – not just immensely talented but professional and organised.  It was just so comforting not having to worry about anything and you had taken care of it all. I really can’t thank you enough – we will be in touch again!  


Liese Conkey (Jones Lang LaSalle Christmas Party 2012 @ 1000£ Bend)     

G-Force were the highlight of our Christmas Dinner Dance, guests of all ages spent the night on the dance floor. From the moment we met with Matt Bradshaw some eight months before our event we were at ease with our band choice for the night. Matt kept us informed at all stages of how the night would unfold and through his corporate experience was a great sounding board for us on various aspects of the event. We would have no hesitation in recommending G-Force for any event big or small.


Kylie Nicholls and Melissa Toner (Linfox Australia Christmas Party 2012 @ MCEC)

 
SONGLISTS

BLAME IT ON BOOGIE

VIVA LA VIDA

IT'S RAINING MEN

BROWN EYED GIRL

JUST DANCE

CELEBRATE

WALKING ON SUNSHINE

APRIL SUN CUBA

I GOTTA FEELING

WHO KNEW - Pink

TAINTED LOVE

HOT & COLD - Katie Perry

I'M A BELIEVERKISS - Tom Jones

JUST CAN'T GET ENOUGH - Depeche Mode

MONEY MONEY MONEY

I LOVE ROCK N ROLL

SWEET HOME ALABAMA

PLAY THAT FUNKY MUSIC

VIDEO KILLED RADIO STAR

DJ GOT US FALLING IN LOVE AGAIN - Usher

DON'T LEAVE ME THIS WAY

MUSTANG SALLYDYNAMITE - Taio Cruise

DON'T CHANGE - INXS

I WILL SURVIVE

CAN'T TAKE MY EYES OFF YOU - Franki Valli

LONG TRAIN

NEVER GONNA GIVE YOU UP - Rick Astley

DANCING QUEEN SINGALONG

MAMMA MIA

I'M SO EXCITED

TAKE ON ME

STAYIN ALIVE

NUTBUSH CITY LIMITSKHE SAHN

WATERLOO

LIVING ON A PRAYER

REBEL YELL

 

Top 40 songs regularly updated!
 

 
MORE GREAT FEEDBACK

Thank you sincerely to you and the boys. I'm such a huge fan and everyone thoroughly enjoyed themselves. The feedback has been phenomenal! 

Amanda Foss - Executive Assistant (Nufarm Pty Ltd. Christmas Party 2012 @ Plaza Ballroom, Regent Theatre)

We were delighted to hear that the Dinner went so well. We look forward to welcoming you and G-Force back to Sofitel Melbourne On Collins again soon.

Tanya Brokhus - Events Executive (ATA Awards dinner 2012 @ Sofitel Melbourne On Collins)

Feed back from the event has been fantastic! Thank you and thank the rest of the band for making the night a great one.

Sandy Zaletto - Executive Assistant to Andrew Waddell – Director (AMP Financial Services Awards Dinner @ Crown Palladium 2012)

THANK YOU sincerely for performing at our party on Saturday night.  You guys are extremely talented (not that there was ever any doubt), are a delight to listen to and a pleasure to work with. The feedback I have had, not only on the night, but today, is how wonderful you were.  

Amanda Foss - Executive Assistant (Nufarm Pty Ltd. Christmas Party 2011 @ Atlantic Peninsula)

Everyone raved about you guys saying it was the best band we have had at any Christmas Function. I really appreciate the effort you put in and would highly recommend G-FORCE to anyone. The venue also thought you were fantastic.

Cassandra Eaton - Dest. Sales Service (UPM Raflatac Christmas Party 2011 @ Carlton Brewhouse)

Since coming to my attention in June 2000 Matt has been one of our stable of regular singers. With the caliber of singers at my disposal in Melbourne it is a testament to the quality of his voice that we continue to use him so regularly.

Jody Viktorin – Music Producer Good Morning Australia

I have found the entertainment provided for Matt over the years is unique as he caters and appeals to all markets. At my father’s wedding Matt played to a much older crowd including special guest Australian Prime Minister John Howard and then to a much younger wedding for my best friend and has the same result with both ages. I highly recommend Matt Bradshaw for his all round entertainment of both musical talent and comic relief.

Catherine Charles - Sales Manager Open Door Pub Co & Melbourne Venue Co

Matthew is one of the most professional and capable musicians working in the entertainment industry today. The fact that he can work in so many different areas of the music field makes him unique - few people are as good on stage as they are in the studio - and Matthew is truly gifted in both. His outstanding musicianship filters through to every facet of his work.

Tania Doko – Bachelor Girl

I just wanted to send a big thank you for the Christmas Tree Lighting Spectacular. The event has been hailed as a tremendous success, with over 4,000 people in attendance.

Chris Ford – Producer, Arts Events Management Australasia

My fiancée and I just wanted to let you know that we thought you guys were amazing.

Paul Walsh via FB 2012

A talented musician and a great outgoing person with heaps of presence.

Ian Bertram via FB 2012

Karl and I just wanted to thank you and your band again for last night. We love music, so having a good band was an important part of our day – well, you guys weren't just good, you were amazing! And all our guests thought so too. So thank you from the bottom of our hearts and we will see you in the near future.

Caroline and Karl Symonds (wedding 2012 @ Sandringham Yacht Club)

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