Jake Murdoch is a multi-instrumentalist (16 instruments), multilingual, multigenre singer and songwriter.
In July 2022 Jake (aged 12) was invited on national television to perform LIVE on STUDIO 10 with Tristan MacManus and Sarah Harriss. In December 2023 Jake (aged 14) was invited back onto Studio 10 to perform Popo and Itza (co-written with Andrew Farriss) with Tristan MacManus and Angela Bishop.
Jake has been interviewed LIVE on air on Juice 1073, ABC Gold Coast, Brisbane and Wide Bay, Kix Country, FLOW FM and 2TM in Tamworth. Jake has also featured LIVE on air on more than 100 commercial and community radio stations across Australia, including ABC Country with Beccy Cole and country music syndicated shows such as Australian Country Radio and Good Morning Country. Jake has also been interviewed in many magazines and newspapers nationwide.
Another major career highlight is as a guest performer playing on stage with Andrew Farriss with his full band The Rainmakers at Moonshiners Honky Tonk Bar in Tamworth in April 2022. An incredible honour! In November 2022 Jake was invited to perform with Andrew and his band at Oodies Cafe in Bundaberg during the Andrew Farriss and Andrew Swift tour.
Jake was then accorded a real honour being invited to stay with Andrew and his family at the farm in Tamworth. During this stay Jake and Andrew wrote their first song together. Jake and Andrew have since co-written another two songs together.
Also in 2022, Jake was invited by Tania Kernaghan to perform on her TK Club ‘Don’t Bore Us, Give Us The Chorus’ May episode. In July 2022 Jake performed as a special guest for Shelley and Lawrie Minson during the Hats Off To Country Festival in Tamworth. Jake was a Bluesfest Grommet semi-finalist, Gympie Music Muster finalist, and the Best Musical Performance winner of Fastrack Talent.
Jake has also performed on major stages at the EKKA, Gympie Music Muster, Tamworth Country Music Festival, Hats Off To Country, Wynnum Fringe Festival, Redfest, RPAC, and IndigiScapes with Ranger Stacey. In 2023 Jake performed on the main stage at the Brisbane Matsuri Festival.
On September 20, 2021, at age 11 Jake released his self-titled Debut EP ‘Jakeycakes’ covering rock, country, blues and pop genres.
Keep an eye out as Jake always releases his songs on the 20th of a month.