2016 People’s Choice – Jason McGregor

Jason has progressed further than just being a guitarist. He moved out from the sidelines to become his own individual artist to singing & performing at venues solo around the Gold Coast. He also has a band called Jason McGregor & The Smyths. Jason is well known for being Adam Brand’s guitarist and member of The Lamplights.

Jason has been on the Gold Coast for over 12 years. He performs at Gold Coast events such as Gold Coast Folk Festival, Surfers Paradise Live, Varisty Lakes Festival, The SoundLounge He is a QMusic award winner (The Lamplights).

In starting up McGee Entertainment in 2015, he actively promotes local talent for gigs/events with an intention of supporting his local SE QLD community. On top of that, he has written his own original music performed at local venues. With the release of his EP – he will not charge a set fee for CD, rather, it will be an exchange where the person can choose to pay what they feel the music is worth – this ties into Jason’s vision and the reason he became a musician – to share the joy of music and to connect to people through music. Jason performs regularly at markets and other community based events around the Gold Coast.

Combined with his warm, passionate vocal tone likened to John Mayer & James Morrison, Jason is energetic versatile and a much sought-after talent whose soulful performances have captivated and moved both local and international audiences over the past 13 years.

A national finger style guitar champion and endorsee for Fender/Gretsch guitars, Line 6 electronics and Maton acoustic guitars, he has toured with such notable performers as The Voice’s Luke Kennedy, Australian Idol Finalist Paulini and international country superstar Adam Brand.

Since forming his own solo career over 2015, Jason has has performed his own original music at venues across South East Queensland with songs about love, emotions and life! Catchy pop, rock, funk tunes with beautiful harmonies is what you can expect to be delivered in Jason’s passionate performances.

Leading as one of Queensland most sought-after talents, Jason is a very engaging performer whose acoustic guitar magic leaves audiences spellbound wherever he plays as Tommy Emmanuel himself enthuses. “I am very impressed with Jason as a player and a person,” says Tommy. “One of the great joys in music is hearing young players who can blow your socks off with technical skill, attitude and enthusiasm. One such guitarist is Jason McGregor.”



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June 22, 2016