FIGJAM was formed in 2004 on the North Coast of NSW with its first gig held at Ballina’s own Australian Hotel (The Aussie). An energetic five piece band playing combinations of acoustic and electric guitar, keys, bass and drums; it also features great vocals with its smooth four part harmonies.
Each member of FIGJAM delivers an enthusiastic, high energy, on-stage performance. Combined with a well rounded song selection and high standard of musicianship …. FIGJAM will rock your venue or event all night long!
Playing in a wide range of venues and events from Coffs Harbour to Brisbane FIGJAM is a well established covers band and can provide exceptional references. FIGJAM is also extremely versatile and can cover all events including, weddings, corporate functions, parties, clubs, community events, and pubs.
rob saric - lead vocals & acoustic guitar
mr versatile…with an amazing vocal range, this man can sing just about anything! Rob has played for many years and is a well known and very well respected local musician. Rob has played in bands previously such as Hot Pursuit and
Mojo and is also noted for his solo and duo work.
Rob is also a fantastic 80’s style dancer
(but don’t tell him we told you)
phil brandolini - vocals, lead guitar, keys
hot..hot…hot! A music graduate and teacher, this amazing muso is renowned for his exceptional ability to ‘dance’ all over those strings! One of the best guitarists around, and a great vocalist, he has played and recorded with a range of artists including Tommy and Phil Emmanuel. Phil has played around the North Coast area for many years in bands and duos including Wordplay, Rollercoaster and Mud Dogs. (sizzling………..)
gabe brandolini - vocals, keys, bass
talent plus! One of Byron’s hottest young talents, Gabe and sister Cecilia recently featured on Triple J “Unearthed”, were joint winners in the Tweed Battle of the Bands 2012, and won the 2011 Song Writing section in Mullumbimby Music Festival Youth Mentorship Program. Bringing a freshness to the band with sweet keys and smooth vocals, Gabe is a valued band member (and truly easy on the eyes!)
mick haylock - vocals & bass
smooth as… pulsing grooves from this oh so smooth bass player. Mick brings an exceptional musical repertoire to the mix combined with many years professional experience playing throughout Queensland and on the North Coast with bands including Red Eye Reduction, Cherry Street and
Glenn Massey and The Thread.
And wait till you hear him sing (such sweet harmonies!)
dale campbell - drums & percussion
solid beats from the king of rhythm! Founder of FIGJAM, Cherry Street and Mud Dogs on the North Coast and founding member of Stumbling Dog (Sydney) and Rocket Salad (Darwin) Dale beats out the rhythm for FIGJAM that keeps your toes a tappin and your feet a dancin! Dale is also a great percussionist (& ask him how much he lurves his conguitas!)