Kieron McDonald

Kieron McDonald

Kieron McDonald

Band:
Kieron McDonald - Vocals, Acoustic Guitar
Andrew Lindsay – Drums, Maracas
Dave Cantrell – Electric Guitar, Backing Vocals
Til Vex – Double Bass, Backing Vocals
Home: Melbourne, Australia
Record Label: Rhythm Bomb Records
Musicstyle: Authentic Rockabilly
Booking: kieronmcd(@)gmail.com

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Kieron is well known for his singing/songwriting both at home and abroad with a total of 8 CD releases and 2 vinyl releases spanning 18 years. His song writing is inspired by artists from the 1940s and 50’s and yet he injects his own original style and personality into his music.
Kieron McDonald started out as the singer and Rhythm guitarist for Melbourne's Rockabilly outfit the "Flatfoot Shakers" in 1998. After 10 years (and 4 album releases) with the band playing gigs all over Australia and overseas, he moved to Germany and formed his own 4 piece combo with musicians from Holland and the UK. For 3 years they played some of the biggest and best roots festivals in Europe including The Rockabilly Rave in the UK, High Rockabilly in Spain, A-Bombers in Sweden, Tear It Up in Croatia and many more.
Now back at home in Australia, Kieron has teamed up with some of Melbourne’s best Roots musicians to compliment his style of traditional Rockabilly.

Band Members include:
Dave “The Kid” Cantrell, lead guitar for the combo is famous on the Aussie Rockabilly scene for such bands as ‘Hanks Jalopy Demons’ (Lead Guitar) and the ‘Starliners’ (Lap Steel) plus backing many other artist at home and overseas.
Andrew Lindsey undoubtedly one of the best 50’s style drummers on the scene today has been hitting the skins since the 80’s playing with bands from the Roadsters to Benny and the Fly By-Niters while also backing many other artist at home and overseas.
Til Vex known to everybody on the scene simply as “Snappy” has played Stand-Up Bass for many years with well known Rockabilly band ‘The Straight 8’s. He is a solid addition to the combo.
The Kieron McDonald Combo deliver authentic wild Garage style Rockabilly, Hillbilly Bop and Rock’n’Roll music in the pure 1950’s style, guaranteed to have you Jivin’, Boppin’ and Strollin’ on the floor.

  1. Rockabilly High
  2. Janet Leigh
  3. Why
  4. Go Go Girl
  5. The Knock On My Door
  6. Goodbye Lonesome, Hello Baby Doll
  7. Im The King Of The Road
  8. The Devils Eyes
  9. A Little Love
  10. She Thinks Of Him
  11. Louanne
  12. She Means Nothing To Me
  13. You Are Gonna Be Alone
  14. Its A Drag


Reviews

Slams Reviews
"Kieron McDonald has again delivered another top notch album with "Shake That Thing". You should diffidently snag this puppy up .Highly recommended!!"

Famous Last Words
"A full pot of original material and one that requires your undivided attention because ‘Shake That Thing’ is just that record to keep the rockabilly flame truly burning."