Joshua Batten is a modern-day troubadour, using music as his language to connect with his audience. Based in Melbourne, Batten’s personal brand of Alternative Roots Rock is characterised by passionate vocals, accomplished guitar playing, layered arrangements and insightful lyrics. Drawing on personal experience, his music provides both an escape and perspective in a complex world.
Whether layering intricate loops in his solo acoustic show or ripping it up on electric guitar with a backing band, Joshua’s live sets have resonated with audiences and made him a festival favourite, with solo and band sets in Bruthen, Echuca, Bendigo, Newstead, St Kilda Blues and Geelong Nightjar. His other achievements include reaching the Semi-Finals of the Melbourne Blues Challenge (2018), playing live via satellite on James Valentine’s ABC Sydney Radio show, and opening for world-renowned artists including Russell Morris, Irish Mythen (CAN) and Neal Morse (USA).
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