biography

From a young age, Simon Paparo has been carving his own songs and covering others with a fresh energy and raw passion that secures his audience their seats. Since his live debut in Sydney,  Simon is emerging as the new Australian voice. Now residing in Melbourne, Australia, his musical journey continues with new tracks ready for his latest audience. Paparo’s passion for acoustic guitar is undeniable although his talents stretch to include guitar, harmonica, mandolin, bass, keys and drums. With a musical style that teeters between easy listening alt-folk/pop his influences include Lisa Mitchell, Vance Joy, Bon Iver and City and Colour. He is known to woo a crowd in moments and is a strong melodic performer with a captivating vocal delivery of intelligent lyrics about our time and place.

LATEST NEWS

Debut Album Released! Check out the album review below!

Simon’s work in the studio has payed off! The release of his debut record ‘More Like A Memory Than A Dream’ has been a huge success. In late April he released the first single “Gold At Midnight” and then in July the second single “Flesh & Bone” from the album! Check out the film clips for both tracks on the Music & Tours page! Check out the album review here:

https://www.buzz-music.com/blog/australian-artist-simon-paparo-knows-how-to-serenades-us-with-new-album

UPCOMING SHOWS

SAT 22 DEC | PADDINGTON RSL, SYDNEY NSW | 18+

Free entry | (02) 9332 8222 | Paddington RSL, Paddington

 

SUN 23 DEC | SMITHS ALTERNATIVE, CANBERRA ACT | 18+

Free Entry | (02) 6257 1225 | Smiths Alternative, Canberra

SAT 05 JAN | OPEN STUDIO, MELBOURNE VIC | 18+

Free Entry | Open Studio, Northcote

 

 

Film clip

Check out the film clip to Simon Paparo’s first single ‘Gold At Midnight’. Directed by Clare Nica!

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