Rory Ellis & Christian Marsh
Stories by the ton, and Americana music with a delicate wrench!
This act features the hypnotically resonant voice of Rory Ellis, in turn playing all things acoustic,
joined onstage by harmonica master Christian Marsh. Together they perform stripped down,
gutsy versions of songs from Rory's last 10 albums.
Thirty odd years in the making, Rory has performed extensively at major venues and festivals
here and abroad alongside greats such as Robert Cray, Richie Havens, Charlie Mussellwhite,
Eric Bibb, even Pokey La Farge. Some festivals include, Isle Of Wight Festival UK,
Maryport Blues Festival UK, Shetland Folk Festival UK, Castel St Pietro Blues Festival IT,
Celle Festival DE, Thredbo Blues Festival AU, Port Fairy Folk Festival AU, National Folk Festival AU,
the list goes on.
Christian is a world renowned master of the Chromatic and Diatonic Harmonica having won
“Gold Harmonica Awards in Tamworth 3 times worked alongside harmonica giants such as
Howard Levy, Larry Adler, Toots Theilemans and featured on many profile Australian and
International artists albums and stages.
Most recently Rory and Christian performed at the Cygnet Folk Festival 2024
Thredbo Blues Festival 2023, Blue Mountains Music Festival 2022, Bells Line Festival 2022
and Thredbo Blues Festival 2022 with the Broadbeach Blues Festival 2024 coming up in May.
An underground hero of Americana”, it’s been whispered. A Master Songsmith many have said.
Yet, lauded by the media worldwide on every single album to date!