Hamish is a blues rock artist (guitarist/singer/songwriter) from Melbourne, Australia who was the last artist to open for the late BB King. In 2016, he completed a 12-city tour opening for The Rides (featuring Stephen Stills, Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Barry Goldberg). In addition to these tours, he’s performed over sixty shows in the US including Robert Cray, Los Lobos, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Wynona Judd and Blues Traveler.
In 2015, he received an award for Best Blues Song by the Independent Music Awards for his single “Burn” and was profiled in Huffington Post “Beyond the Six Strings” as well as The Blues Magazine UK for their “Future of Blues Music” issue.
His debut album, Trouble, was produced by Jim Scott (Tom Petty, Wilco, Grace Potter), and features Steve Berlin from Los Lobos on Baritone Sax; Johnny Radelat (Gary Clark Jr), Freddie Bokkenheuser (Ryan Adams), and Aaron Sterling (John Mayer) on drums; Chris Bruce (Doyle Bramhall II, Meshell Ndegeocello) and Rob Calder (Angus & Julia Stone, Kanye) on bass; Chris Joyner (Ryan Bingham) and Jerry Borge (Jonathan Wilson) on keys.
The first single from that album, also titled “Trouble,” is featured on Spotify’s official “Blues & Roots Rock” playlist. The official video had an exclusive premiere on Relix.com. Hamish’s second single, “Hold On Me” video debuted in November.