About

Stuart Day is a composer, songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist who has worked in a wide range of musical settings over thirty years. His music has been heard from country pubs and capital cities to the TV screens and theatre stages of the world.

He has composed, performed and recorded music and soundscapes for plays, dance works, installations, documentaries, television, radio and children’s theatre.  Bands he has written for and played in include FAB, Spank You Very Much, Those Kodiaks, The Barkers, Blue Katz, Radics, the Beggars and the South Australian Music Hall of Fame combo.

Commissions include:
ABC Television and Radio                   
State Theatre Company of South Australia
Queensland Theatre Company                
Ray Crowe – Unusualist
Patch Theatre                              
Brink Productions
Windmill National Children’s Theatre   
Flinders University Drama School
Rockola                                    
Cirkidz
Restless Dance                             
Leigh Warren + Dancers

I have recorded 30 albums with various groups including the ARIA nominated The Black Joke by The Barkers (contemporary folk -1997). My 80s band FAB was named one of the 50 most significant S.A. music acts (Sunday Mail 19/ 06/ 05).

Notable national and international engagements include –

New Visions New Voices -Washington DC
New Victory Theatre -New York City
Skagen Music Festival -Denmark
Children First Festival – Singapore
Shanghai International Arts Festival
AN Creative Dance – Tokyo
Hakashu Butoh Art Camp – Japan
Berlin Country Music Messe
Sydney Spring New Music Festival
Adelaide Festival
Adelaide Fringe
Adelaide International Cabaret Festival
Perth International Arts Festival
Come Out Youth Arts Festival Womadelaide                                                     
Gympie Muster                                                           
Tamworth Country Music Festival
Port Fairy Folk Festival
South Australian Folk Festival
Narooma Blues and Roots Festival
Wintersun, QLD

 

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