Sherrie is a bubbly passionate performer with over 25 years of live experience. Now living in Newcastle, NSW but grew up in Charters Towers, North Queensland’s home of Country Music.
Sherrie started singing from the age of 9 gaining a love for Country Music and spending her younger years preforming with sister, Kerrilee. In 1998 she relocated to Townsville joining forces with now husband Dave, in the 4-piece covers band ‘Sherry’ performing throughout North Queensland venues and gaining support acts for known artists such as James Blundell and Phil Emmanuel. Sherrie managed to continue her love for country music while touring around Queensland, spending long lengths of time in both Brisbane and Cairns.
2016 marks 10 years since relocating to her new home of country music in Newcastle; performing local venues and functions including traveling Tamworth Country Music Festival each year. In 2010 Sherrie won Overall prize of the Steel City Country Music Club’s Talent Quest gaining recording time with Rod McCormack at Cellar Studios, along with the opening performance for Gina Jeffreys Concert that same afternoon. She feels extremely privileged to have spent time song writing with Rod McCormack, having co-wrote ‘A Mother knows’ along with husband Dave Mace and president of the Steel City Country Music Club’s Mel Sommers.
‘A Mother Knows’ was released in January 2015; an upbeat quirky story of all that a mother is. She wanted to write about the happiness she has in her life and the most incredible loves, her two boys. In 2012 she performed the song live with Rod McCormack on stage at the Five Islands Rec Club, Speers Point, supporting her 2nd concert for Gina Jeffreys.
Sherrie officially released her debut EP ‘Silly Little Fool’ in July 2015, which has the co-written song ‘A Mother Knows’ along with 4 other originals which have been co-written with Dave Mace and Nik Yetman.
This past year has seen many hours spent at in the Studio writing and recording for her new full Album, expected to be released mid-2017, as well as a special single release of ‘Macrossan’s Bridge’ officially expected Nov 2016.
You will find Sherrie performing around local venues of Newcastle most weekends with Dave Mace who has a unique style of guitar playing giving them a very distinctive sound.