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Biography of Evan Schnalle

Evan Schnalle was born in 1986 in Rockhampton, Queensland. He is a multi award winning performer and writer who specialises in country comedy and bush verse. Evan recorded his first CD at the age of thirteen. He has written some award winning humorous and serious poems, as well as songs which he has added to his large repertoire. Evan also has the honour of being runner up Queensland Champion Poet 2003. Some of Evan’s work has been broadcast on several radio stations including 4CA, 4RO, 2TM, Festival FM 101.5 and the ABC.

Evan has performed at numerous venues, including, Charity Concerts, Private Parties, Clubs, Pubs, Poet’s Breakfasts, Festivals and Concerts throughout Eastern Australia from Charters Towers in North Queensland, to Nelligen in Southern NSW. Since the age of twelve Evan has performed at the Tamworth Country Music Festival at many venues including The Long Yard, West Tamworth Leagues Club, Coca-Cola Stage, City Plaza, City Bowls Club and most other bowls clubs in Tamworth. Evan has also performed at a number of Agricultural Shows including the Brisbane Exhibition, Queensland Heritage Rally 2008 and Beef Australia Rockhampton 2003 and 2006. Evan entertained audiences at the Village Arts Festival 2003, Yeppoon.

Evan has shared the stage with popular entertainers such as Darren Coggan, Adam Brand, Alan Caswell, Tania Self, Lyn Bowtell, Slim Newton, "Bananas in Pyjamas", Seaman Dan, Ray Essery, Gary Fogerty, Mark Gliori, Neil McArthur, Jake Drake, John Major and the late Bobby Miller as well as many others throughout Eastern Australia.

Evan third album The Masters of Yesterday was released in January 2008. Evan performs on a number of radio stations including Tamworth's Festival FM 101.5 during the Tamworth Country Music Festival every year. He has performed on Chris Lawson’s show, “Bush Yarns and Bulldust broadcast on ABC Capricornia - (827 AM). Also Evan has performed on Jeff Goodwin's show, “Talk of the Town” and on Michael J Bailey's show, “Michael in the Morning” which is broadcast on Rockhampton 4RO - (990 AM).

Evan has developed his talents as an entertainer specialising in country comedy, monologue songs and bush poetry, continually adding to his large repertoire. This young performer is making a big impact throughout Eastern Australia with his unique style entertaining audiences wherever he performs. Evan brings the "Bush to the City", which many performers do well, but Evan also brings the "City to the Bush". 

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Past Albums Recorded on CD

Evan Presents The Best of the Best of the Best

1 Julie written by Bobby Miller
2 Most Popular Bloke in the Pub written by Neil McArthur
3 Fishin' for Cod written by Murray Hartin
4 Cross Eyed Bull written by Blue the Shearer
5 Boney Mountain Bachelor written by Marco Gliori
6 The Chook From Snowy River written by Martin Pearson
7 The Driving Instructor written by Bobby Miller
8 Shopping Trolley Rage written by Neil McArthur
9 Best Mates on Earth written by Gary Fogerty

Evan Presents
G'Day Folks I'm Evan
1 Bingo written by Bobby Miller
2 The Cattle Dog's Revenge written by Jack Drake
3 Weekend Warriors written by Evan Schnalle
4 A Cowyard Romeo written by Jim Grahame
5 The Will written by Bobby Miller
6 My Darlin' Lucy written by Evan Schnalle
7 I Think I'm Gunna Die written by Ray Essery
8 Backfire written by Milton Taylor
9 Ode To the Larrikin written by Evan Schnalle
10 A Grave Situation written by Claude Morris
11 What's Cookin' Good Lookin'? written by Evan Schnalle
12 G'Day Folks I'm Evan written by Jim Haynes

Evan Presents
The Masters of Yesterday
1 A Bush Christening written by Banjo Paterson
2 Do You Think That I Do Not Know written by Henry Lawson
3 How McDougal Topped the Score written by Thomas E Spencer
4 My Country written by Dorothea McKellar
5 There's Only Two Of Us Here written by Edward Harrington
6 Where The Dead Men Lie written by Barcroft Henry Boake
7 The Riding Of The Rebel written by Will Ogilvie
8 The Silent Member written by CJ Dennis
9 Song of the Shingle Splitters written by Henry Kendall
10 Said Hanrahan written by John O'Brien
11 The Sick Stockrider written by Adam Lindsay Gordon
12 The Railway Hotel written by WG Howcroft
13 Since the Country Carried Sheep written by Breaker Morant

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Bull Logo The Poem The Ghost of Fred Fisher - © 2006 Evan Schnalle tells the story of Fisher's Ghost who frequents the creek where the old bridge used to be on the Camden Road, Cambelltown NSW.

This poem was written and recorded by Evan Schnalle for
Campbelltown's 50th Ghost of Fred Fisher Festival in 2006.


Honesty Is The Best Policy - © 2004 Evan Schnalle
This poem was written by Evan Schnalle just before the 2004 federal election
Evan carrys on the traditions of AB (Banjo) Paterson, Henry Lawson, Thomas E Spencer, CJ Dennis, PJ Hartigan (John O'Brien), Adam Lindsay Gordon, Dorothea Mackellar, Harry Breaker Morant, Henry Kendall, Barcroft Henry Boake, Will Ogilvie, Francis Kenna and George Essex Evans

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