SAM at Sunset – Performers

SAM at Sunset is part of On the Road Again, a Victorian Government initiative to bring live music back across the state.

Artist line-up

Simon Marks - March 24

Simon Marks began his career just over a decade ago following an invite to perform as part of the West Coast Blues & Roots Festival (having been a fisherman, baker, off-shore sailor and all manner of life prior)
From this start he has performed hundreds of shows, performed across four continents and recorded collaborations with the likes of Ben Franz (The Waifs), Syd Green (19-Twenty) and Angus Digs (Jeff Lang)
Having garnered high praise from industry and audiences alike by continually delivering his passionate, energetic and often spontaneous shows. the post-Covid era will predominantly see Simon Marks performing solo acoustic shows armed with guitars, harmonicas and his much-loved catalogue of works.
“ From folk to rock to ballads Simon Marks captivated the crowd his sincerity, passion and talent” - The Music

Matty Hooper (He/Him) - March 31

Local musician Matty Hooper, is no stranger to performing. One half of the delightful and highly sought-after Matty and Jamie Duo, Matty spends most weekends entertaining at weddings across Victoria and country NSW. On his own, Matty’s flair of transforming well-known hits into his own stripped-back acoustic covers demands your attention.

Briana Lee (She/Her) - 7 April

Singer/songwriter/musician Briana Lee has been performing al her life, around the local gig scene, through out Australia & overseas. 
A Part Of You, the debut album of the singer-songwriter is available to download on iTunes or stream from Spotify 
Throughout her career Briana has shared the stage with artists such as Troy Cassar-Daley, Jessica Mauboy, The McClymonts, Kasey Chambers, Jasmine Rae, Jim Lauderdale, Wendy Matthews & Daryl Braithwaite

Ash Beks (They/Them) - 14 April 

m a l i b l u e : ( is the main pseudonym of Australian musician/writer Ash Beks, an artist constantly shifting aesthetic focus in an attempt to balance their rollercoaster moods. m a l i b l u e : ( creates ambient soundscapes and vaporwave with dream pop flavours. These are dystopian love songs and delusional fever-dreams.

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