Baby et Lulu is the ARIA nominated, ‘must-see act that will seduce your ears with its chansons’ (The Weekend Edition). Faux French sensations Abby Dobson and Lara Goodridge, and their prodigiously talented live band, perform songs in French in a celebration of love, life and passion… with a sultry, sometimes outrageous French accent.
The irresistible musical partnership, which has been seducing audiences nationwide over the course of three albums with their femme fatale glamour and très witty banter, return with their latest selection of classic and contemporary chansons including Piaf, Gainsbourg, Chevalier, Aznavour, Zaz, Camille, Trenet and more, as well as their own original compositions written in French.
The ‘très charismatic pairing of sexy songstress’ (AU Review) have performed at WOMADELAIDE, Adelaide Fringe Festival, Sydney Festival, Brisbane Cabaret Festival, The Famous Spiegeltent, Woodford Folk Festival, as well as venues such as Brisbane Powerhouse, Adelaide Festival Centre, and Melbourne Arts Centre. They are currently on a national tour for their third album, Album Trois.
Abby Dobson honed her craft as singer and songwriter busking the streets of Paris, Athens & New York making people weep with her Piaf-like voice and captivating presence. As frontwoman for Leonardo’s Bride, she shot to stardom with their APRA Song Of The Year hit, Even When I’m Sleeping. She has been invited to sing with - Neil Finn, Daniel Johns, Alex Lloyd, Mark Seymour, Leo Sayer, Rai Thistlethwaite, and Katie Noonan and has supported – Crowded House, Joe Jackson, Everything But the Girl, Tom Jones and Barry White. She has released 2 solo albums, ‘Rise Up’ and her latest offering, ‘It’s Okay, Sweetheart’.
Lara Goodridge has a MA in French Studies and has been playing violin since age 3. She is also one quarter of ‘indie rock band that just happen to be a string quartet’ FourPlay who have performed around the world at venues including Carnegie Hall (NYC), The Barbican (UK) and Sydney Opera House. She is currently studying a Masters at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
Don’t miss these two sassy and playful characters, with their extraordinary band, in a veritable celebration of la vie française. They will have you dancing in your seats and ordering another bottle of vin rouge!
For booking enquiries please contact:
TOP SHELF PRODUCTIONS
Jordan Verzar firstname.lastname@example.org
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