Venue: Cairns & Northern Beaches
He has earned himself a stellar reputation as a songwriter and live performer playing with his talented five piece band infusing natural convivial chemistry with fine musicianship.
Skiba has just completed his new CD ‘Blend on the Border’ which is now available on iTunes and at shows. The new recording raises the bar on his first solo album, the highly acclaimed ‘Bullet De Bloom’ - “World class” Marcus Smith Cairns FM, “A freshly produced gem” Top of the Trops, “Awesome” Trent Evans Channel 7 (available on iTunes)
Skiba has performed regularly in The Far North, Victoria, and also ventured overseas for shows. Highlights to date include supports for Hoodoo Gurus, Diesel, Ian Moss, The Break, Colin Hay, Mark Seymour, Nick Barker, Dragon, and Chocolate Starfish, tours to Ireland and Austria, Cairns Blues Festival, Mission Evolve Festival, Cairns NYE concert, Tanks Arts Centre, V8 Supercars Concert, Tablelands Festival, Rail Jam Concert Mt Buller, Gershwin Room at the Espy, Cairns Festival, and Carnival on Collins Festival.
Eddie has enjoyed radio airplay on Triple M Melbourne, ABC Radio, UGFM Victoria, SEA FM, Cairns FM, Plenty Valley FM, 4CA, Radio Port Douglas, Smokestack Radio UK, Night Flight Radio South Africa, as well as having songs from his ‘Bullet De Bloom’ CD feature on Channel Sevens Suns TV. His song Cold Feet also featured on Mt Buller Souvenir DVD Cold Front. Skiba is also a 2 time nominee for solo artist of the year in the Time Out HIT Awards