Bio

Ian is an award winning country music singer/ songwriter from the Macarthur district of NSW, Australia.  

In January 2015 Ian released his debut EP, “Good Friends” recorded with Doug Bruce. 
The EP contains seven original tracks, including the award nominated “Boundary Rider”. 

Following the success of his EP Ian went back into the studio, recording the CD “Want To Sing”  

"Want To Sing" contained 11 original tracks, all penned by Ian. The CD was released in March 2016. 
  
The song “Forty Something” was released in May 2016 reaching position 9 in the Australian Country Tracks Charts followed up by the release of "Ride Away" 

 “Ride Away” was Nominated for 4 awards at The Josie Music Awards in Nashville and was also a finalist in the 2017 Tamworth Songwriters Assoc Salute Awards and Finalist with the 2017 Australian Country Music People’s Choice Awards Best Song and Best Video, whilst Ian himself is a finalist in Best Male Vocal section. 

At Tamworth Country Music Festival 2018 Ian won The National Country Songwriters Contest in the Alt / Blues / Bluegrass section and was a finalist in the Best Male Vocal section of Australia Country Music People’s Choice Awards.    

Late 2018 Ian went back into the studio with Producer Simon Johnson at Hillbilly Hut Studio and recorded 11 new tracks, all penned by ian.  Two Sides Of Me was Released March 2019 and went on to win the Australian Country Music People's Choice Awards for Best Album.. 

Two Sides of Me was also a top 10 album for Traditional Country Music of Australia. 

The album featured some of Australia’s best musicians and enjoyed radio chart success around Australia with his track The River hitting the number 1 spot in Tasmania..    

Ian went back in the studio, again with Simon Johnson in 2020 and His new single, Think Again was released on June 15 

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