From the age of 14, 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 in 2009, 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.