Carrie Lakin is an enigmatic vocalist based in Sydney, Australia. She sings a wide variety of musical styles from Jazz, Blues and Pop through to Rock, Soul and RnB, and is a passionate and gifted live performer.
Over recent years, Carrie has captivated audiences at the Hawkesbury Jazz Festival, Wine Banq, Marble Bar, Soup Plus, The Rocks Square and the Opera Bar. And in October of 2006, she staged an outstanding performance with her quintet at Australia’s premier jazz event, the Manly International Jazz Festival.
She received wide acclaim for her support of Yvonne Kenny’s Opera in the Vines and Cliff Richard at Wyndham Estate whilst she has also appeared as a featured soloist with Jubilation at the following prestigious festivals, Tauranga (NZ), Manly, Bellingen, Dubbo and Darling Harbour Jazz and the Carols in the Domain.
International experience also features in Carrie’s singing career, with a very successful six-month season in 2004 performing for the international and local patrons at the Tokyo Hilton, Japan.
Carrie has just concluded a residency at Avery’s Bar in the Avillion Hotel. For over a year and a half, Carrie’s music on Wednesday and Thursday nights kept the crowd coming back for more.
Carrie has recently come together with two other rising singing stars, Anthea White and Asli, to form a group called The Collective. This hot new vocal group performs a universal mix of soul, pop and RnB and has just rocked the stages at the Live Site at Belmore Park, The Rocks Aroma Coffee Festival and the White Ribbon Dinner, where they performed for luminaries such as Nicole Kidman.
Carrie has also been kept busy lately performing backing vocals for the No.1 selling group Evermore, at the MTV Awards and the Enmore Theatre, along with country music superstar Troy Cassar-Daley on Sunrise, and with up and coming funk band, The Hipstones, on Mornings with Kerri-Anne.
With all these other projects on the go, Carrie is still out there charming audiences with recent performances at The Rocks to celebrate the Sydney Harbour Bridge’s 75th Birthday, the Manly Food & Wine Festival, regular weekly performances at Jacksons on George amongst many corporate and private events.
This singer knows how to WOW any crowd!! Be it a classy intimate wedding or an energetic corporate event, Carrie Lakin is THE singer to use. Carrie can tailor her musical lineup to suit your individual needs, from acoustic duos and stylish jazz trios, up to swinging or rocking 4 and 5 piece bands. With her effortless professionalism and exceptional performance skills, she will delight your fans and guests. Contact Carrie and invite her to add MAGIC to your event, wedding or festival.
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