Come and see Microwave Jenny perform at HOSW8
Microwave Jenny is an Australian pop/folk/jazz duet that consists of Tessa Nuku on vocals and Brendon Boney on guitar and vocals.
They both have Indigenous backgrounds with Brendon having been born and raised in Wagga Wagga and Tessa having been born in Ulladulla, New South Wales before moving to and growing up in Umina Beach, New South Wales. Brendon was the singing voice for the character Willie in film Bran Nue Dae. The phrase ‘Microwave Jenny’ comes from the 1997 film The Castle. The duo are married and have a daughter.
They have performed at Bluesfest, Woodford Folk Festival, Peats Ridge and Nannup Music Festival to name a few. They were recipients of the 2009 Peter Garrett Breakthrough Grant and were nominated as best new talent in the Deadly Awards. Brendon won an APRA Professional Development Award in 2011 for his songwriting and composing.
You will be able to see Microwave Jenny perform in the Gathering Place at HOSW8.