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Rhyley McGrath is a talented young Bendigo-based musicians garnering praise and winning fans across Victoria. Rhyley grew up in Horsham, playing guitar from a young age. Moving to Bendigo in 2014 kick-started his career as he immersed himself in the local blues scene. He started performing as a singer-guitarist in mid-2016. Gigs in central Victoria, and then further around the state soon followed.
He plays predominatley rock, blues, funk and jazz styles, covers and originals. His playing style has been described as similar to that of other blues guitarists such as Gary Moore, Rory Gallagher and Robbern Ford. Rhyley plays solo acoustic sets and with his ever-evolving band. He also embraces the Bendigo ‘music jam’ culture and has shared the stage with acts including Birdhouse, Harlem, Geoff Achison, John McNamara and the Old Buzzards.
Rhyley has been helped along the way with support from a number of local guitarists including Bill Barber, Brett Garsed, and Andrew Watts.
Rhyley McGrath is an exceptional young talent, with a maturity and playing style beyond his years.