Winner - Tamworth Songwriters' Association 2020 Comedy Novelty Song of the Year
Announced winner of the Tamworth Songwriters' Association Geoff Mack Commemorative Award 2020 for Comedy Novelty Song of the Year with Wouldn't Be Dead for Quids, from The Original Eric Read album.
Plus semi finalist in Country Blues category with Cliches and Comedy Novelty category with It's a Dirty Job.
Eric Read is a long-time all rounder - drummer, singer, guitar and bass player, storyteller and comic who just loves entertaining and making people laugh.
From their home on the beautiful Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia, ventriloquist/musician Eric and his wife Jacinta operate their growing entertainment business Read Entertainment.
Eric Read’s Variety Shows feature Eric on guitar and vocals, with his own self-recorded backing tracks, playing a vast repertoire of music including classics from the 50s right through the decades, a bit of traditional and modern country, trop rock, comedy and Aussie classics.
Eric enjoys performing the classic favourites to suit his unique style, with a little humour and good old fashioned one-liners thrown in too. In addition, Eric is a ventriloquist with a regular larrikin sidekick called Sparky, along with other characters and a human ventriloquist mask which is an hilarious addition to the show.
Eric’s shows are well embraced at clubs, cafes, retirement communities, private events, aged care, markets and family venues. He is a versatile entertainer who loves communicating with his audiences.
Our shows feature ever changing content and variety to ensure fresh appeal.
Eric is about to release his second CD featuring many original comedy and life ballads.
Where you can see us