Ellenbrook singer and band hunting for spot on Falls Festival’s Fremantle bill

Ellenbrook singer and band hunting for spot on Falls Festival’s Fremantle bill

ELLENBROOK resident Kendra Fewster and her band The Hunting Birds are among six acts vying for a spot on the line up at the first ever Falls Festival in Fremantle in January.

The band was nominated by local online music magazine Music Insight and now needs the most votes from the public to get them over the line.

Fewster, who shares lead vocals and plays the piano, said playing at Australia’s premier music festival would be a dream come true.

“We’ve worked incredibly hard over the last few years,” the 20-year-old said.

“Playing Falls Festival would be such a huge achievement, and would give us a real boost to help take it to the next level.”

Led by versatile singer songwriter duo Fewster and East Fremantle’s Connor Minervini, the five-piece band has the talent, energy and charm of a festival mainstay and their infectious sound has already made them a hometown favourite.

After their first release From The Ashes in 2015, the band has played alongside some of Australia’s best new acts and festival regulars such as Ball Park Music.

They also made their television debut recently with a special performance on Channel 7’s Telethon.

Music Insight editor Anni Fordham said the band stood above the rest when it came to their polished sound.

“Our team was impressed by Kendra and the band’s professional approach to their music,” Ms Fordham said.

“They have been working extremely hard to get to this point and playing a festival like Falls would be a natural next step.

“We think Freo’s going to fall in love with them, just as we have.”

The Hunting Birds need the community to vote to help them achieve their dream.

Vote for Kendra and The Hunting Birds at www.fallsfestival.com/fremantle/fosteraband.

Voting closes Monday, 14 November.

For more information on the Hunting Birds, visit www.facebook.com/thehuntingbirds.