In the last 13 years, requiring a lot of perseverance & dedication, Bella Maree has already accomplished a wide range of goals in the music world. These include singing at the Carols By Candlelight for an audience of 10,000 when she was just 10 years old, making it through to X Factor's TV Auditions as well as The Voice Blind Auditions 2 years in a row with the 2nd audition getting national airtime on the channel 9 network of Australia plus worldwide coverage through the internet.
Bella Maree wrote, recorded and co-produced her 1st EP Album with Pacific International Music Studios between the ages of just 11 & 12 alongside her brother, Keanu, in their duo "Strange Angel".
Bella booked an entire east coast tour on her own at only 16 after her 2nd time round in the studio recording her Solo EP "Keeping Busy" with P.I.M, with Josh Lovegrove coming along tour as her featured support act.
To top it off she has already written over 50 songs, performed thousands of shows at all kinds of events both nationally and internationally during her active decade in the industry so far; having performed before some notable names including the likes of Jessie J, Delta Goodrem, Good Charlotte, Ronan Keating, Dani Minogue, Natalie Bassingthweighte & Redfoo while going through X Factor & The Voice AU TV competitions alongside contestants Jaymie Deville, Claire Howell, Tash Lockhart, Rachel Costanzo & Bec Whitehead.
Along her musical travels Bella Maree has been mentored by Abby Dobson (lead singer of Leonardo's Bride) & Lara Goodridge, the ladies who together form "Baby et Lulu", after winning the Mullumbimby Music Festival Youth Mentorship Program at 17 years old; which landed her a 30 minute performance at the multicultural world renowned "Biggest Little Music Festival" in Australia.
During some of the most memorable jam sessions Bella has shared the stage with musicians such as Cheryl Hayes, Koh Mr. Saxman, Randy Cannon Trio, Oliver Jones & Moscow Fish.
BM has had the privilege of performing shows with some of the most accomplished, experienced and talented musicians from all around the world that she's crossed paths with so far; such as Lead Guitarist Jaap De Joonkcere (previously from the band 'Shocking Blue') & Singer-Entertainer Bob Color, having also collaborated with Rave Radio, Rick Montembeault & Josh Lovegrove, and shared gigs with Shannon Noll, Sahara Beck, 8 Ball Aitken & William Singe.
During her time performing regularly on the Gold Coast, Bella Maree became one of Nightquarter Market’s most favourite support acts to have on their main stage and has been back time and time again; performing support shows for headliner acts Kallidad, Patrick James, City Over Sand & Honey Remixed, as well as taking part in the Prince Tribute Show alongside Sovereign, Karavini, PurpleZain & The Titanix, she’s even interviewed Santa and sung a full show dressed as a Zombie at some of NQ’s most memorable events.
Bella has the ability to both captivate and mesmerise all ages with her well reputed & acclaimed soulful voice, an extensive repertoire that includes her own style covers and innovative originals, and a stage presence that will leave you wanting more of this unique, talented and beautiful young artist.
Imagine a mix of soul, blues, roots revival, folk & alt rock; imagine the vocals of Tracy Chapman, Shania Twain, Amy Winehouse, Joss Stone, Alanis Morrissette, Stevie Nicks and Lady Gaga…Bella Maree puts her own avant-garde stamp on every song she sings with a powerhouse voice that will leave you with goose bumps.
Having mainly performed multiple shows on her homely Thai island of Koh Samui, as well as the East Coast of Australia in locations Hervey Bay, the Gold Coast, Byron Bay, and now in Darwin at The Top End; Bella is already a nationwide musician having performed interstate all over the country with international ties.
Bella Maree has now been in Darwin, NT since the end of 2018, and has been performing for all kinds of events while working hard on self-producing her new songs for her next EP.
Here's the catch: she's only 23. A 23 year old, full time self employed musician with an already long-list of achievements under her belt.