The Buckleys are a chart topping teenage sibling trio from Australia. Performing internationally to crowds of up to 60 000 people and having won 2 American Songwriting Awards, at only 15, 16 and 18 years old, they have collaborated with numerous GRAMMY Award winning hit songwriters and played a phenomenal number of internationally renowned festivals and concerts.
Consisting of Sarah Grace (Lead Vocals and Acoustic Guitar), Molly (Vocals, Mandolin) and Lachlan (Electric Guitar), their debut single ‘RUN’ charted #1 on the National Australian Radio AMRAP Chart (all genres) for two consecutive weeks as well as #1 on Australian Country Radio.
Whilst touring both Australia and the USA, The Buckleys have performed Music City Roots (Nashville) broadcast on PBS American Public Television – Hosted by Jim Lauderdale, Sydney Carols in the Domain (Australia’s biggest Christmas Concert), Tamworth Country Music Festival (Toyota Park Stage and Capital theatre), Byron Bay Blues Festival, Bluebird Café and Douglas Corner (Iconic Nashville Music Venues), Academy of Country Music Australia, Opened for Brian Cadd and The Bootleg Family Band, Cooly Rocks On, Caboolture Country Music Festival, Mullumbimby Music Festival and many others.
Just some of the #1 Hit song writers they have collaborated with include Rafe Van Hoy (Golden Ring–Alan Jackson & Lee Ann Womack/George Straight & Martina McBride; Also written for Fleetwood Mac, Diana Ross and more), Bruce Channel (Wrote Hey Baby!/I wanna know if you’ll be my girl), Doug Gill (Songs by Alison Krauss, Tammy Wynette, Marshall Tucker Band, Don Williams), Jim Photoglo (Fishing in the dark–Nitty Gritty Dirt Band/Garth Brooks), Lynn Langham (Credits include Emmylou Harris, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis), Debby Throckmorton (Willie Nelson / Sony ATV), Melissa Fuller (Writers Den Music Group), Jason Nix (SONY/ATV) and many more. In October of 2016, The Buckleys signed an international record deal with independent label Golden Robot Records / Social Family Records.
Based in the Northern Rivers of New South Wales, Australia, Sarah, Lachlan and Molly grew up in musical family (Their Dad the former drummer of Legendary Australian Rock ‘n’ Roll band The Radiators) and from a young age they were exposed to a diverse array of musical genres including Country, Swing, Motown, Rockabilly, Rock ‘n’ Roll, Bluegrass, Blues and Jazz. From Patsy Cline to The Rolling Stones, Kasey Chambers, Keith Urban, Nat King Cole, Ray Charles, The Eagles, Brian Setzer etc. music has always been intrinsically apart of their lives.
The group ofﬁcially formed in 2011 when on a family holiday at the Tamworth Country Music festival. Jamming on Peel street, they were notiﬁed the following day that they had made the top 10 in the Tamworth Country Music Festival busking competition (Not knowing they were in any competition!), with over 600 acts competing. They were invited to perform on the main stage to some thousands of people the next day.
From there, the band have gone on to perform with many of the greats including Jim Lauderdale, James T from American Blues Band Canned Heat, Bill Chambers, The Kentucky Headhunters, Rafe Van Hoy, Smokin’ Joe Robinson, Carter and Carter and many others.
Sarah, a graduate of the 2014 Academy of Country Music in Tamworth, was awarded top 5 in the 2014 American Songwriting Awards (in association with Gwen Stefani) for her song Running Away released by The Buckleys, and the following year both Sarah and Molly were once again nominated for a prestigious ASA Award for Best of the Best.
Amalgamating their love for, and upbringing in, Country Music with the inﬂuence of Rock n Roll, Blues, Motown, Swing, Jazz and even Funk, their unique sound and honest lyrics create an appeal that resonates with multiple genres and across numerous demographics
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