Rhys Tolhurst is a Singer-Songwriter, Producer and Performer. Raised in Far North Queensland, the spotlight found Rhys in 2012 when he became a Finalist on Australia’s Got Talent. Receiving positive responses from all three celebrity judges Brian McFadden, Dannii Minogue and Kyle Sandilands along with stand-in judge Todd McKenney, Rhys’ talent was recognised Nationally.
Starting his career performing jazz standards in high school and in local bars when he was underage, the last few years have seen Rhys develop his own sophisticated style of Pop. Song-writing, recording, producing and performing his own material as well as putting his spin on a wide collection of famous covers, he follows in the footsteps of his musical influences including John Legend, Chris Martin, Guy Sebastian, John Mayer and many more.
Jumping on tables and singing to his parents’ friends since he was five years old, whether the gig is in front of five people or five thousand people, Rhys just loves to perform and interact with his audience.
Rhys loves to sing both intimately accompanying himself on the piano, with his Guitarist or in a bigger line-up such as a four to five piece band.