Leanne Bugat

Leanne was born in Melbourne into a musical family with her father being known as Australia’s answer to Roy Orbison! Leanne reads her audiences well and enjoys delivering a professional and fun ambiance…

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Leanne was born in Melbourne into a musical family with her father being known as Australia’s answer to Roy Orbison. Leanne grew up around music and learnt the Clarinet at high School. The clarinet was fun for Leanne but she picked up the guitar and taught herself. Leanne’s late teens she was performing in a Rock and Roll band called “Rock profile”. In her Early 20’s she started to develop a love of writing songs. During her 20’s she wasn’t really all that keen to perform as she had other interests in photography and pursued that for a period of time. This does not mean however she did not do anything musically. There were many functions she performed at.

Leanne was pursued by many bands and performers in her 30’s and released her first cd titled AcousticLee. Three of her songs were entered into Song of the year, an international song writing competition. The song titled “Without condition” finished in first place and two other songs finished in the top 3. After joining the band, “Jukebox Jackaroos”, Leanne became very well known in the Outer Eastern region of Melbourne. The country Rock band was making a big sound with her power house vocals. During her time with the band Leanne continued to perform as a solo artist as well and only performed her songs as she felt new music must be heard.

After the break up of the band Leanne joined up with her father and performed classic hit songs and she enjoyed developing a great list of covers. The kind of venues and events you would see her perform at are endless. She has performed at weddings, funerals, rock and roll dances, pubs, clubs, fund raisers, choirs, Busking at various locations around the country, wineries, café’s, Nursing homes, retirement villages and folk festivals.

With a move to Perth around 3 years ago Leanne felt like she was starting again, however she loves a challenge and she will not sit back and wait for things to fall in her lap. She puts herself out there and she is doing well. Leanne loves performing Acoustically but she also spent a good part of 12 months creating backing tracks. She felt that having bass and a solid beat helps to get the party started and people to dance, where appropriate. Leanne reads her audiences well and enjoys delivering a professional and fun ambiance. She is currently producing her second CD and performing around Perth at various locations.

As well as live vocals and acoustic guitar, Leanne performs a selection of the below songs with backing tracks go give a fuller sound than you would expect from most soloists.


All shook up (elvis)

Am I ever gunna see your face again. (The Angels)

Am I not pretty enough (Kasey Chambers)

And the band played waltzing Matilda. (Eric Bogle)

Annies song (john Denver)

April sun in Cuba (Dragon)

Autumn Leaves (Eva Cassidy’s version)

Bad case of loving you (Robert palmer) coming soon.

Bad moon rising (Ceeedence)

To love somebody (Bee Gees)

Let it be (The Beatles)

Believe (cher)

Better be home soon (crowded house)

Big Yellow Taxi (joni Mitchell) coming soon

Black valvet band (irish tune)

Blue suede shoes (Elvis)

These Boots (Nancy Sinatra)

Bridge over troubled water (Simon and Garfunkle) coming soon

Brown eyed girl (Van Morrison)

Bye bye love (The everly Brothers)

Call me (blonde)

Constant craving ( KD lang)

Copacabanna (Barry Manilow)

Crazy (Patsy Cline)

Crazy little thing called love (Queen)

Dancing queen (Abba)

Daniel (Elton John)

Danny Boy(Scottish song)

Day dream believer (The monkey’s)

Dear Mr President (Pink)

December 1963 (The four seasons)

Dirty old town (The Pogues)

Don’t stop (Fleetwood Mac)

Down under (Men at work)

Drift away (Dobie Gray)

Dublin in the rare old times ( The dubliners)

Fields of Athenry ( The Dunliners)

Eagle rock (Daddy cool)

Fast car (Tracey Chapman)


Fire and rain (James Taylor)

Folsom prison blues (Johny Cash)

Footloose (Good Charlotte)

Give me one reason (Tracey Chapman)

Go your own way (Fleetwood Mac)

Time of your life (green day)

No man’s land (Eric Bogle)

Hallelujah (Leonard Cohan)

Harley and Rose (The black Sorrows)

Have you ever seen the rain (Creedence)

Heart of Glass (Blonde)

Hero (Mariah Carey)

Hey Baby (Bruce Chanel)

Honkey tonk woman (Rolling Stones)

The Horses (Daryl Braithwaite)

Hot stuff (Donna Summer)

Hotel California (The Eagles)

Hurt so good (John Mellencamp)

I can see clearly now (Jimmy Cliff)

I feel good (James Brown)

I love Rock and Roll (Joan Jette)

I only wanna be with you (Bay city rollers)

I will Survive (Gloria Gaynor)

Imagine (john Lennon)

It’s not unusual (Tom Jones)

It’s only the beginning (Deborah Conway)

It’s so easy (Linda Ronstadt)

Jambalaya (Hank Williams)

The Joker (Steve Miller) coming soon

Joy Ride (Roxette)

Joy to the world (Three dog night)

Just a jigolo (David Lee Roth)

Just when i needed you most (Randy Van Warmer)

Karma Chameleon (Culture Club)

Knock on wood(Amy Stewart)

Knocking on heaven’s door (Bob Dylan)

Like never before (Eva Cassidy version)

Living next door to Alice (Smokie)

Love is in the air (john paul young)

Man I feel like a woman (Shania Twain)

Me and Bobby Mcgee (janise Joplin)

Night ferry (The furey’s Irish)

Nutbush city limits (Tina Turner)

Old time rock and roll (bob seger)

On a night like this (Kylie Minogue)

On the wings of an eagle (Russell Morris)

Only the lonely (Roy Orbison)

Over the rainbow (Eva cassidy)

To her door (Paul Kelly)

Piano man (billy joel)

Pleasure and pain (Divinyls)

Pretty woman (Roy Orbison)

Proud Mary (creedence)

River Deep (Tina Turna)

Rock around the clock ( Bill haley)

Rolling in the deep (Adele)

The rose (bette midler)

Runaway (Del Shannon)

Save the best for last (vanessa williams)

Saving all my love for you (Whitney Houston)

Set fire to the rain (Adele)

Silver threads and golden needles ( Dolly parton)

Simply the best (tina turner)

Solid rock (Goanna)

Someone like you (Adele)

Spanish lady (Pogues, Irish)

Spending my time (Roxette)

Spring can really hang you up the most (Bette Midler, Jazz)

Stand by me (John Lennon)

Sweet Caroline (Neil Diamond)

Sweet home Alabama (Lynyrd Skynyrd)

Talking about a revolution (Tracey Chapman)

Ten Guitars (Engelbert Humperdinck)

That’ll be the day (Buddy Holly)

Throw your arms around me (Hunters and Collectors)

Time after time (two versions, Cyndi Lauper and Eva Cassidy)

Time warp (Rocky horror)

Twist and shout (The Beatles)

You and your hand tonight (pink)

Under the boardwalk (bette midler)

Walking after midnight (Patsy Cline)

Wayfairing stranger (Emmylou Harris)

We are the champions (Queen)

Weather with you (Crowded house)

What about me (moving pictures)

Whats my Scene(Hoodoo Gurus)

Whats up (Four non blondes)

When you were sweet sinxteen(The fureys, Irish)

Whiskey in the jar(Dubliners, Irish)

White flag (Dido)

Who’ll stop the rain(Creedence)

Wind beneath my wings (bette midler)

Working class man (Cold Chisel)

You can sleep while i drive (melissa etheridge)

You got a friend (Carol king)

You shook me all night long (ACDC)

You’re the voice (John farnham)

Your cheating heart(hank williams)




  • Thank you Leanne for entertaining us at our Mines Christmas Function! Leanne is a fantastic singer plus a very engaging and interactive with the audience. Her huge repertoire and versatility ensured everyone was happy and the dance floor crowded. Leanne's relaxed and friendly manner and talent made it a night to remember. Its quite a task organising equipment and people to come to site, but Leanne was easy to access to discuss details for freight and flights etc. so flights, freight and transport were not an issue. We would definitely hire her again!

    Debbie Hall, Administration Superintendent, St Barbara Limited
  • Leanne is a dynamic performer that plays everything from Irish songs, Classic Rock, Country and just about any Genre you want, she is more than happy to take requests and can usually oblige. Her vast list of songs make Leanne perfect for any Venue or Private Function and she has a wonderful repour with her audience and works out very quickly what sort of music they are looking for whether they be a young or old crowd. With her exceptional music talent and heavenly voice I cannot recommend Leanne highly enough. Leanne is agreat communicator and a very professional performer who never lets you down.

    Michelle Abbott (Owner of The Market Bar on Essex Street, Fremantle). 0407421522 themarketbar@bigpond.com

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