Formed in 2006, The Stillsons music been held in high regard from both fans and critics, for their genre jumping take on alt-country and Americana music. They have released three critically acclaimed albums: Circus (2009), Earnest (2011); and Never Go Your Way (2013), the latter being voted ‘Country Album of 2013’ in Rhythms Magazine Readers Poll.
The band is comprised of singer-songwriters Justin Bernasconi (guitar) and Cat Canteri (drums), along with pedal steel guitarist Ben Franz,
Stillsons personal bios
Cat Canteri is one of the singer-songwriters in The Stillsons. She’s also the drummer, and equally at home playing the guitar. Her passions are swimming and cycling, and earlier this year she completed the Lorne ‘Pier To Pub’ swim for the first time in 26 mins. She recently completed her first triathlon!
Born in London, Justin Bernasconi arrived in Melbourne in 2004 as a backpacker. He worked a myriad of jobs to stay out of trouble, including: busking, dish washer; labourer, driver, and barman before he formed The Stillsons in 2006. He spends all his current spare time, trying his best to train a Parsons Terrier puppy...
Starting his music career in Perth as a rockabilly bassist, Ben Franz has been the bassist for Lucky Oceans' WA band, The Zydecats, and The Waifs for twelve years. He is now the pedal steel guitar in The Stillsons, and has a penchant for Sichuan Chinese food.
The new kid in town is Daniel 'Hobo' Hobson, a long friend of the band, and mother-of-a-gun bass player...