“Leslie Avril has developed a reputation for delivering her country music with passion & drive, the result being a gutsy sound which is not readily found among Australian female country singers.”
Coming from a theatrical family, Leslie Avril has performed extensively throughout Australia, Europe, Scandinavia, the Pacific, Asia & North America.
Having played with the cream of Melbourne players, she has also guested with & supported most major acts in Australia along with sharing the stage with many legendary musicians in the USA.
Over the years she has been invited to perform at all the major festivals throughout Australia including- by demand -22 years at the famous Tamworth Country Music Festival.
Highlights since winning a national T.V. talent show in 1980 have been peforming at the opening of the new National Gallery of Victoria, being a major recipient of an Australia Council for the Arts Grant, reviving her role as Polly Garter in the play “Under Milkwood” at the Athenaeum Theatre in Melbourne and in 2011, being inducted into the Tamworth "Hands of Fame".
“Leslie Avrils’ voice & charisma put her in a class of her own – wether she’s belting out raunchy rockabilly in a crowded honky-tonk or
distilling her blues magic in intimate cabaret”.
“She is sexy, bluesy & sheer dynamite live & her stunning vocals electrify an audience with power, depth & aching honesty”.
A vivacious singer & performer, “I’m Alright Jack” is her 4th CD & her original songs have also featured on various compilations & soundtracks.