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Who is Amanda Emblem?

She’s recorded with Eagle Rock frontman Ross Wilson, and Blues Legend Matt Taylor, and was invited onstage with Chain at Byron Bay Bluesfest in 2018. A Forces Entertainment Artist, she flies to dangerous overseas locations to entertain Australian Troops.  She has opened for Kiss, Motley Crue and Aerosmith…  Who Is Amanda Emblem?

The voice behind "The Amanda Emblem Experiment" is an Australian musician who has successful navigated a lifetime of music achievements from mostly behind the scenes. A songwriter and story teller at heart. The creative path has led her to work with Australian Legends, Matt Taylor (Chain) and Ross Wilson (Daddy Cool/Mondo Rock) and David Lowy (The Dead Daisies), fronting bands on bass guitar with Kaleidoscope (1998 - 2005) Legless (2003 - 2013) Diva Demolition (2012 - 2017) Team Utiopia (2017-19). 

Akademia Artist of the Year in 2019, the recent Award comes after a year of accolades for the single "No-One's Perfect... Even You" which won best folk song in March 2019. The single proved particularly popular, getting worldwide coverage on the international networks.  

To call Amanda a Folk Singer/Songwriter is not giving you the big picture. Although well earned, the title of Akademia Artist of the Year doesn't take into account the years of writing and performing blues, rock, garage punk and indie pop. 


An Entertainer on Duty


Amanda is also a regular Australian Forces Entertainment Artist. Over the last 12 years Amanda has toured to war torn communities all over the globe as a civilian musician with the Forces, bringing respite to deployed personal on the ground in The Middle East, Afghanistan, Iraq, Sinai, Kabul,  Solomon Islands and Timor Lest.


Amanda and Taco performed as a duo over three weeks during the Holiday period Christmas 18/19. It was a fantastic experience for all involved and Amanda's 6th Tour of Duty for The Australian Defence Forces.

Right here right now!

The next Chapter of the Experiment is now unfolding with a 5 track EP Release "Beautiful Blues". For more information and all the links, news and story behind the single check out the Beautiful Blues page of this website.  


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Music Act
AMANDA vocals guitars
TACO drums
from Queensland, Australia.
Founded in 2017
Genre: #singer/songwriter
#folk #rock #blues #alternative #roots
Label: Wild Weather Records
Hobbies: Gardening, oil painting, cultivating herbs, making jam
Likes: lollies, lychees and exotic veggie seeds
Most popular songs:
"Mary Mary"
"No-One's Perfect... Even You"
"Black & Blue" (Chain Cover)
"Gotta Be An Easier Way"
Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, Pink, ACDC, The Divinyls, Joni Mitchell, Tina Turner, Tony Joe White, JJ Cale
Noteable Performances
*Mitchell Creek Rock'n'Blues Fest 17,18,19
*Gympie Muster 2019
*Winton Way Out West Fest 2018
*Robert Cray Band
 (National Tour 2018)
*Sarah McLeod 2019
*Aerosmith (with Diva Demolition 2013)
*Kiss, Motley Crue, Thin Lizzy Monster Tour (with Diva Demolition 2013)
*Doc Neeson 2011 (with Legless

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