Bio

Mickey Pye is a 25 year old Australian country artist from the small town of Oberon in NSW. Having toured extensively as a guitarist for some of Australia’s biggest country acts including Beccy Cole, Tania Kernaghan, Travis Collins and Jayne Denham, Mickey is a well respected musician in the industry and one of the most exciting young artists coming through the ranks.

Mickey grew up on a property with the typical rural lifestyle of horses, trucks and rodeo, and learned to play guitar from sitting in at campfire sing-along’s with musicians in the Orange Trail Riding club.

After cutting his teeth playing in pub bands throughout the central west as a teenager, Mickey moved to Sydney after finishing high school where he completed a bachelor of Popular Music and Performance at the JMC Academy. Awarded three consecutive scholarships, Mickey graduated with the Academy’s highest regarded award, the Elizabeth Cass Award, recognizing the highest achieving student across all courses.

After graduating, Mickey moved home to the country where he established Bathurst Academy of Music, a contemporary music school which has become one of the most popular tuition centres in the central west. Mickey began working as a freelance guitarist in the Australian country music scene, playing for a long list of artists including Jayne Denham, Chelsea Basham, Kaylee Bell, Amber Lawrence, Christie Lamb and Tori Darke, before becoming a regular member of  Travis Collins’ touring band, as well as Tania Kernaghan’s , and most recently, Beccy Cole’s band.

Mickey first struck the industry's eye as an artist when he won the Gympie Muster’s Maton Talent Search in 2009. Since then, Mickey has played some of the biggest stages in the Australia and Canada, and has developed a large following. Clocking up over 150 gigs a year, Mickey is one of the hardest working live performers in the scene, and the industry looks forward to the release of his debut album, soon to come.

 

 

 

 

 

 

BOOKING TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Mickey Pye is not represented through an exclusive agency. Contact via email for booking enquiries. Enquiries will be directed to the agent responsible for your area, state, region or country. All bookings confirmed in writing (including email and written contracts) are subject to the terms and conditions as outlined below. Bathurst Academy of Music is a GST registered business and GST is charged on top of performance fees. Cancellation fees for live bookings apply. Artists in Australia are protected by event cancellation under Australian Arts Law. The booking agreement (email or written contract) allows artists to the entitlement of a cancellation fee. The cancellation fee for Mickey Pye is 25% of totall fee if the event is cancelled within 14 days of the show. Events cancelled within 48 hours of the scheduled performance time agree to a 50% performance fee. By booking  the 'Bathurst Academy of Music' including Mickey Pye, all bookings via email and written contract through this website address (mickeypye@live.com.au) agree to the terms and conditions.

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