Welcome to the Rambling Bilbies

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“The Rambling Bilbies” are a Western Australian based band that has burrowed through the music archives to present a variety of unplugged style of music genre hopping from self penned contemporary ballads through to almost all styles including acoustic folk/rock, blues, Celtic, ballads, Oz, Country/folk, jazz, 50´s-70´s R&B, etc. Some are well known favourites, others are obscure songs from our varied background and strange listening habits combining original material with classics and modern songs as well as a wide range of instrumentals. We have been performing together around WA for many years at clubs, festivals, schools, dances, concerts, birthday parties, etc.
We can add an extra dimension to your show by teaching and calling a variety of bush/folk dances ranging in difficulty from easy to more complex. As such we can provide great entertainment at your Bush Dance, party, corporate function, etc.
You can contact us by email: rambling@thebilbies.com.au or phone: 04 1890 8899

Robert Oats(vocals & guitar) has been performing for over 30 years in the Perth folk and bush band scene. He has been writing songs for many years as well as arranging others to suit his own style. He is also the person behind "Resonant Voice" workshops and sound meditations. He also does sound engineer work. Rob has been on the West Australian Folk Federation committee and helps run the Wanneroo Folk club
Jill Oats (Flute, Piccolo, Clarinet, Sax, Ukulele, vocals), has wide experience as an instrumental and drama teacher. Influences are of a more classical and jazz tilt. Her accompaniment of the songs and arrangements of the instrumentals is enhanced by her variety and instrumental dexterity.
Amanda Myers (Fiddle, Mandolin, Piano, vocals), with a background in string quartets, folk, country and more Amanda manages to fill the spaces with amazing dexterity and just the right notes to lift a song or tune.