Pepper and the Blues
Location: Brisbane
Country: Australia

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Are you missing that essential ingredient to create the perfect function?

Does your menu need some extra pizzazz?!

“Pepper and the Blues” are a unique duo spicing up all of your favourite songs with Rohan Hardy's bluesy twist of soulful guitar and the gorgeous vocal stylings of Susanne Hardy.

Susie and Rohan have a rich musical history together; both are well-seasoned musicians training in jazz and contemporary music at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music. Together they bring to “Pepper and the Blues” years of musical and industry experience and an exceptional passion and attention to quality music making that set them apart from the rest.

Available as a core duo, “Pepper and the Blues” can adapt personnel to fit whatever your function or wedding requires and can also be available as a 2-4 piece jazz/ covers band. Being highly experienced and profesional musicians, 'Pepper and the Blues' can taylor to your requests, providing any combination of drums, bass, saxophone, guitar, violin or keyboard, if it's a full band you require. Susanne and Rohan will happily cater to specific musical requests provided in the lead up to your event.

Spice up your wedding, function or café atmosphere with a fresh and exciting flavour of contemporary and popular songs with this enchanting duo. No matter what the backdrop or the repertoire; “Pepper and the Blues” will bring a unique cart de jour of variety, enthusiasm and vigour to your wedding, function or café setting!

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Susanne Hardy

The soulful and sweet vocal stylings of Susanne Hardy will be sure to create an atmosphere at your wedding, cafe or event.









Having studied with a number of high profile vocal teachers while studying  a Bachelor of Music with a vocal major at QUT and the Central Qld Conservatorium of Music, Susanne has a background in singing jazz, musical theatre and contemporary music. She has performed in a number of leading roles in musical theatre companies both within Brisbane and Mackay and has taught singing extensively within schools, choirs and her home studio.

Susanne’s performance experience in and around Brisbane has involved regular cafe jazz nights, corporate and charity events and most commonly, weddings.  She sings for her duo Pepper and the Blues as well as the Brisbane jazz band Dolphin Green Street.

Rohan Hardy

Rohan Hardy is a highly experienced guitarist and jazz saxophonist having graduated with a Bachelor of Music (Jazz) from the Qld Conservatorium of Music in 2005.




Rohan has performed jazz and his original music in a number of ensembles and bands including The Two Man Band, Rohan Hardy Quintet and Unit, Dolphin Green St and Pepper and the Blues at venues such as The Troubadour, Rics, QPAC Concert Hall,  Woodford Folk Festival and many more.

His current duo, Pepper and the Blues (which can be extended to include 3-4 members upon request) are known for their creative interpretations of famous classic songs. This acoustic and often bluesy twist creates a wonderful atmosphere at bars, restaurants and events, while they also have an extensive selection of repertoire suited to wedding ceremonies.

Song List

  • Dance me to the End of Love
  • Walkin’ on Sunshine
  • Landslide
  • Valerie
  • How Sweet it is to be Loved by You
  • Halleluia I Just Love Him So
  • Songbird
  • Waterfalls
  • Blackbird
  • Hotel Song
  • Long Time Gone
  • Easy like Sunday Morning
  • Mustang Sally
  • Hard Days Night
  • Cupid
  • Cant Buy Me Love
  • Even When I’m Sleeping
  • Eleanor Rigby
  • I Heard it Through the Grapevine
  • Help
  • Everybody’s Talkin’
  • Here Comes the Sun
  • Loving You is Sweeter Than Ever
  • Let’s Stay Together
  • Mad World
  • Both Sides Now
  • Big Yellow Taxi
  • Sway
  • Travellin’ Soldier
  • Walk On By
  • You’ve Got A Friend
  • Nothing Compares to You
  • Ain’t No Sunshine
  • This Old Love


    • Careless Love
    • Skylark
    • At Last
    • Route 66
    • Summertime
    • Misty
    • On the Street Where You Live
    • Secret Love
    • Fly Me to the Moon
    • Ain’t Misbehavin’
    • Paper Moon
    • Foolish Heart
    • Is You Is or is You Ain’t (My baby)
    • The Lady is a Tramp
    • Don’t Get Around Much Anymore
    • Stormy Weather
    • Bye Bye Blackbird
    • Girl from Ipanema
    • Fever
    • When the Sun Comes Out
    • Autumn Leaves
    • Sweet Georgia Brown
    • The Look of Love
    • They Can’t Take That Away from Me

      Pepper and the Blues is more than happy to meet specific musical/ song requests 







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