Anita Downes

Anita Downes’ performances both enthral and delight, creating an atmosphere of energy and celebration for her audiences. Whatever the occasion, Anita brings the music…

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Anita has been an active member in the Perth music scene for the past twenty years, performing at private functions, weddings and venues including The National, The Carlisle and Last Drop Beeliar. With this experience, Anita has performed in a variety of locations with diverse audiences, enabling her to read the crowd in front of her and provide a wide range of songs to suit all music tastes.

She weaves joy into her music, putting her own innovative spin on classic rock and contemporary songs, possessing an ability to alternate between lifting her listeners’ spirits or tugging at their heart strings. She interacts with the audience with a high level of energy, creating memorable performances and events for all.

On top of her performances, Anita is also a talented singer-songwriter and music teacher. She combines the two to provide wedding couples a one of a kind, personalised experience of writing their own wedding songs for not only their special day but for years to come.

A Thousand Years Christina Perri
All I Want Is You U2
All Star Smash Mouth
Anchorage “Michelle 
Angel Sarah MacLachlan
Bad Case Of Loving You Robert Palmer
Bad Moon Rising CCR
Big Yellow Taxi Joni Mitchell
Blame It On The Boogie Jackson 5
Blister In The Sun Violent Femmes
Blowin’ In The Wind Bob Dylan
Bow River Cold Chisel
Beautiful Christina Aguilera
Brown Eyed Girl Van Morrison
Bubbly Colbie Callait
Building A Mystery Sarah MacLachlan
Burn Your Name Powderfinger
Burning Love Elvis Presley
Buses And Trains Bachelor Girl
C’mon C’mon Sheryl Crow
Californication RHCP
Can’t Help Falling In Love Elvis Presley/UB0
Can’t Take My Eyes Off You Frankie Valli
Careless Paul Kelly
Cheap Wine Cold Chisel
Close To Me The Cure
Closer To Fine Indigo Girls
Come A Long Way Michelle Shocked
Compulsory Hero 1927
Creep Radiohead
Crossroads Eric Clapton
Desperado The Eagles
Don’t Get Me Wrong The Pretenders
Don’t Think Twice Bob Dylan
Every Day Is A Winding Road Sheryl Crow
Faith George Michael
Fall At Your Feet Crowded House
Fast Car Tracy Chapman
Flame Trees Cold Chisel
Father And Son Cat Stevens
Fight Song Rachel Platten
Fire And Rain James Taylor
First Of A Million Kisses Fairground Attraction
Gimme Some Lovin Spencer Davia Group
Give Me One Reason Tracy Chapman
Gold On The Ceiling The Black Keys
Good Riddance (Time Of Your Life) Green Day
Hallelujah Leonard Cohen
Happy Pharrell Williams
Have I Told You Lately Van Morrisson/Rod Stewart
Have You Ever Seen The Rain Creedence Clearwater Revival
Heart Of Gold Neil Young
Help The Beatles
Hey There Delilah Plain White T’s
Hit Me With Your Best Shot Pat Benatar
Ho Hey Lumineers
Hotel California The Eagles
House Of The Rising Sun The Animals
I Can See Clearly Now Johnny Nash
I Drove All Night Cyndi Lauper/Roy Orbison
I Feel The Earth Move Carole King
I Heard It Through The Grapevine Marvin Gaye/CCR
I Love You Always Forever Betty Who
I Only Want To Be With You Dusty Springfield
I Saw Her Standing There The Beatles
I Still Haven’t Found U2
I’m A Believer Neil Diamond
I’m Yours Jason Mraz
Ice Cream Sarah MacLachlan
If It Makes You Happy Sheryl Crow
If Love Was A Train Michelle Shocked
If You Could Only See The Way Tonic
Imagine John Lennon
In The Midnight Hour Wilson Pickett
Into My Arms Nick Cave
Is She Really Going Out With Him Joe Jackson
Joy To The World Three Dog Night
Khe Sanh Cold Chisel
Knock On Wood Eric Clapton
Knocking On Heaven’s Door Bob Dylan
Landslide Fleetwood Mac
Learning To Fly Tom Petty
Let Her Go Passenger
Let It Be Beatles
Last Request Paulo Nutini
London Still The Waifs
Love Is A Battlefield Pat Benatar
Maggie May Rod Stewart
Memories MAROON 5
Midnight Train To Georgia Gladys Knight/pips
My Baby Just Cares For Me Nina Simone
My Happiness Powderfinger
Only The Good Die Young Billy Joel
Opportunity Pete Murray
Perfect (it’s Got To Be) Fairground Attraction
Piano Man Billy Joel
Proud Mary Ike & Tina/ CCR
Riptide Vance Joy
Roar Katy Perry
Romeo And Juliet Mark Knopfler
Saving All My Love For You Whitney Houston
Scar Missy Higgins
Ship Song Nick Cave
Someone Like You Adele
Something I Need OneRepublic
Somewhere Over The Rainbow Judy/Eva
Songbird Bernard Fanning
Space Oddity David Bowie
Stand By Me Ben King/John Lennon
Stormy Monday T-Bone Walker
Suspicious Minds ELVIS
Take It Easy The Eagles
Take It In The Waifs
Talkin’ Bout A Revolution Tracy Chapman
The First Cut Is The Deepest Sheryl Crow/Rod Stewart
The Horses Daryl Braithwaite
The Joker Steve Miller Band
The River Bruce Springsteen
The Rose Bette Midler
The Tracks Of My Tears Smokey Robinson
These Boots Nancy Sinatra
Twenty Nine Ways Koko Taylor
To Her Door Paul Kelly
True Colours Kasey Chambers
Unchained Melody Righteous Brothers
Under The Boardwalk The Drifters
Valerie Amy Winehouse
What You Waiting For George Ezra
When Love Comes To Town U2/BB King
When The War Is Over Cold Chisel
When Tomorrow Comes Eurythmics
Wild Horses Rolling Stones
Wish You Were Here Pink Floyd
Yellow Coldplay
You Can’t Hurry Love The Supremes
You Shook Me All Night Long ACDC
You Wouldn’t Like Me Tegan And Sara
You’ve Got A Friend Carole King

  • I urge people to check this wonderful talent out. Her performances and song writing ability is worthy radio airplay. As Molly Meldrum would say. ..."Do yourself a favour" and check her out.

    Terrence Brothers (Review via Facebook)
  • What an awesome afternoon gig! Neet, you were super fun, great rapport with the crowd and some brilliant covers to shake things up a little. Good to hear your originals too. We had such a fun time! Xxx

    Terrence Brothers (Review via Facebook)
  • Totally enjoyed listening to you at Wireless Hill Farmers Market today. Thanks for entertaining us all. Very talented and keep enjoying what you do

    Christine Bailey (Review via Facebook)
  • After buying a CD from Anita years ago and loving her relaxed fun style i was thrilled to see her again perform at smalls bar in Eaton last weekend.. great easy listening. awesome song choice and definately a talented artist fantastic vibe and great way to dpemd a Sunday arvo.. she would be fantastic for an event or party too.

    Mel Shaw (Review via Facebook)

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