Monty Cotton

Monty’s audience-engaging style and musical versatility has made him one of the most sought after entertainers in Western Australia for weddings, engagement parties, corporate events and various private functions. Covering numerous genres including rock and roll, country, R&B and modern pop, Monty is a top choice for all events and audiences. Monty is also able to tailor packages for each and every stage of your wedding and event, with a DJ option also available.

A few years ago Monty decided it was time for a sea change. Leaving a corporate accountancy job in Sydney, Monty set sail to pursue the life of a musician in Western Australia. With a singing voice uncannily like the legendary Johnny Cash, and with a love of his music, Monty created his Greatest Hits tribute to Johnny Cash called A Boy Named Cash.

He now travels the globe performing A Boy Named Cash at arts festivals, corporate functions, weddings, cruise ships, pubs and clubs, shopping centres, breakfast radio and morning television. He has also performed on The Voice Australia.

Monty also covers a broad range of other music styles from rock and roll and country to R&B and modern pop. His audience-engaging style and musical versatility has made him one of the most sought after entertainers for corporate events, weddings, parties, pubs, clubs and more. He is also writing songs about his adventures and hopes to release his first album later this year.

Monty’s audience-engaging style and musical versatility has made him one of the most sought after entertainers in Western Australia for weddings, engagement parties, corporate events and various private functions. Covering numerous genres including rock and roll, country, R&B and modern pop, Monty is a top choice for all events and audiences. Monty is also able to tailor packages for each and every stage of your wedding and event, with a DJ option also available.

3am – Matchbox 20

500 Miles – The Proclaimers

A Boy Named Sue – Johnny Cash

A Little Less Conversation – Elvis

A Team – Ed Sheeran

Ain’t No Sunshine – Bill Withers

All Along the Watchtower – Jimmy Hendrix

All I Want For Christmas Is You – Mariah Carey

All Of Me – John Legend

All Shook Up – Elvis

Am I Ever Gonna See Your Face Again – The Angels

And The Band Played Waltzing Matilda – Eric Bogle

April Sun In Cuba – Dragon

Are You Lonesome Tonight – Elvis

Baby Did a Bad Bad Thing – Chris Isaak

Bad Moon Rising – Creedance

Betterman – Pearl Jam

Beer With Duncan – Slim Dusty

Black or White – Michael Jackson

Blame It On Me – George Ezra

Blister in the Sun – Violent Femmes

Blue Suede Shoes – Elvis

Boys of Summer – Don Henley

Breakeven – The Script

Breakfast at Tiffany’s

Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison

Budapest – George Ezra

Can’t Feel My Face – The Weekend

Can’t Take My Eyes Off You – Frankie Vailli

Can’t Help Falling In Love With You – Elvis

Cocaine – Eric Clapton

Come As You Are – Nirvana

Come Together – Beatles

Copperhead Road – Steve Earle

Country Roads – John Denver

Crossroads – Eric Clapton

Dakota – Stereophonics

Dancing in the Dark – Bruce Springsteen

Dancing in the Moonlight

Days Like This – Van Morrison

Delilah – Tom Jones

Don’t Stop Believing – The Journey

Don’t Look Back In Anger – Oasis

Don’t Treat Me No Good – Sonia Dadda

Don’t Worry Be Happy – Bobby McFerrin

Drift Away – Doobie Gray

Drive – Incubus

Dumb Things – Paul Kelly

Duelling Banjos

Eagle Rock – Daddy Cool

Faith – George Michael

Fast Car – Tracy Chapman

Father and Son – Cat Stevens

Feel So Close – Calvin Harris

Fire and Rain – James Taylor

Fly Me To The Moon – Frank Sinatra

Folsom Prison Blues – Johnny Cash

Freak on a Leash – Korn

Free Falling – Tom Petty

Galway Girl – Steve Earl

Get Lucky – Daft Punk

Get Back – Beatles

Ghost Riders In The Sky

Heart Of Gold – Neil Young

Heartbreak Hotel – Elvis

Hello I Love You – The Doors

Heya – Outkast

Hey Joe – Jimi Hendrix

Hit The Road Jack – Ray Charles

Ho Hey – Lumineers

Hold On We’re Going Home – Drake

Holy Grail – Hunters Collectors

Horses – Daryl Braithwaite

Hotel California – Eagles

Hound Dog – Elvis

Hurt – Johnny Cash

Hurt So Good – John Mellancamp

I am Australian – Seekers

I Feel Good – James Brown

I Shot The Sheriff – Bob Marley

I Still Call Australia Home

I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For – U2

I Was Only 19 – Redgum

I Will Survive

I’ll Tell Me Ma

I’m Not The Only One – Sam Smith

If Tomorrow Never Comes – Garth Brooks

I’m Yours – Jason Mraz

Jack and Diane – John Mellancamp

Johnny B Goode – Chuck Berry

Jumping Jack Flash – Rolling Stones

Khe Sanh – Cold Chisel

Killing In The Name – Rage Against The Machine

Kiss – Prince

Knockin on Heavens Door – Bob Dylan

Kryptonite – Three Doors Down

Land Down Under – Men At Work

Latch – Sam Smith

Layla – Eric Clapton

Lazy Song – Bruno Mars

Lean On Me – Bill Withers

Leaving On A Jet Plane – John Denver

Let Her Go – Passenger

Lightning Crashes – Live

Like A Prayer – Madonna

Little Lion Man – Mumford and Sons

Living On A Prayer – Bon Jovi

Lonely Boy – The Black Keys

Long Way To The Top – ACDC

Love Is In The Air

Love Me Tender – Elvis

Master Blaster – Stevie Wonder

My Happiness – Powderfinger

Ms Jackson – Outkast

Naïve – The Kooks

Need You Tonight – INXS

Never Tear Us Apart – INXS

New York New York – Frank Sinatra

No Diggity

No Woman No Cry – Bob Marley

Nothing Compare To You – Prince / Sinead O’Connor

Old Man – Neil Young

Old Time Rock n Roll – Bob Seger

On The Road Again – Willie Nelson

One Call Away – Charlie Puth

Otherside – RHCP

Piano Man – Billy Joel

Pretty Woman – Roy Orbison

Pride and Joy – Stevie Ray Vaughn

Proud Mary – Creedance

Pub With No Beer – Slim Dusty

Push – Matchbox 20

Rawhide – Frankie Lane

Riders Of The Storm – The Doors

Ring Of Fire – Johnny Cash

Riptide – Vance Joy

Roar – Katy Perry

Roxanne – Sting

Save Tonight – Eagle Eye Cherry

Scar Tissue – RHCP

Semi Charmed Life – Third Eye Blind

Sex On Fire – Kings Of Leon

Sexual Healing – Marvin Gaye

Shake It Off – Taylor Swift

Shook Me All Night Long – ACDC

Sittin on the Dock – Percy Sledge

Slide – Goo Goo Dolls

So Beautiful – Pete Murray

Somewhere Over The Rainbow

Sorry – Beiber

Stand By Me – Ben E King

Stay With Me – Sam Smith

Steal My Kisses – Ben Harper

Sugar – Maroon 5

Sultans of Swing – Dire Straits

Summer of 69 – Bryan Adams

Superstition – Stevie Wonder

Suspicious Minds – Elvis

Sweet Caroline – Neil Diamond

Sweet Child of Mine – Guns and Roses

Sweet Home Alabama – Lynard Skynard

Taylor – Jack Johnson

Thank God I’m A Country Boy – John Denver

That’s Amore – Dean Martin

The Scientist – Coldplay

Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran

Three Little Birds – Bob Marley

Throw Your Arms Around Me – Hunters and Collectors

Tip Of My Tongue – Diesel

To Be With You – Mr Big

Twist and Shout – Beatles

Umbrella – Rihanna

Under The Bridge – RHCP

Uptown Funk – Bruno Mars

Use Somebody – Kings Of Leon

Valerie – Amy Winehouse

Wagon Wheel – Old Crow Medicine

Wait and Bleed – Slipknot

Waiting On The World To Change – John Mayer

Wake Me Up – Aviici

Walk On The Wild Side – Lou Reed

Walk The Line – Johnny Cash

Walzting Matilda

Wanted Dead Or Alive – Bon Jovi

Waves

Way You Make Me Feel – Michael Jackson

We Will Rock You – Queen

When You Say Nothing At All – Ronan Keating

Wherever You Will Go – The Calling

Whole Lotta Love – Led Zepellin

Wicked Game – Chris Isaak

Wild Rover

Wish You Were Here – Pink Floyd

Wonderwall – Oasis

Yellow – Coldplay

You Can Leave Your Hat On – Joe Cocker

You’re The Voice – John Farnham

Zebra – John Butler

  • onty was AMAZING! Everyone absolutely loved him.

    Alex & Shaun (Wedding) - December 2018
  • Jim and I would like to thank you for the amazing music and entertainment you made at our wedding last Saturday 20th January. We have had so many good reports from our guests, we just wish we could’ve been around to listen to you more. I am looking forward to getting the video so I can listen to you! Many thanks again – We will definitely use you in the future.

    Erin & Jim (Wedding) – January 2018
  • I just wanted to say thanks to Monty and band for performing at our wedding in the Barossa Valley. The guys were unreal and just made our night so special for us. We couldn’t have asked for a cooler band to come and play at our wedding, and we are still talking about how great of a time we had. I am absolutely stoked to have had Monty Cotton at our wedding; young or old, everyone loved it, they were great. The guys were so professional and sounded unreal. The band were all really nice and had everyone up and dancing for hours. We’ll be hoping to see Monty perform at events in the future!

    Terri and Tom (Wedding) - October 2017
  • Just wanted to say a huge thankyou for doing an incredible job at our wedding. We’ve had so many people say how great the entertainment was! We really appreciate all the behind the scenes work you put in as well.

    Sammy (Wedding) - June 2017
  • Monty is an amazing person who went out of his way for us and we couldn’t appreciate it more. You should suggest him to everyone!

    Daina (Wedding) – April 2017
  • I just want to say thank you so much. Monty Cotton was an amazing, talented singer - he performed at my 50th on Monday 25th January. Everyone enjoyed his music, he has a lovely voice and got us all up dancing. GREAT NIGHT. Thank you again.

    Leanne (Private Function) – January 2016
  • Monty was absolutely fantastic! Highly recommended. We actually tried to keep him for a few extra hours but unfortunately for us he had another act.

    Rachael (Engagement Party) – November 2015
  • Our wedding was incredible, just perfect in every way. Tiffany, I can speak on behalf of my Husband and myself when I say that Monty was magnificent. Monty took the time to learn our “walking down the aisle” song Tenerife Sea by Ed Sheeran. His arrangement of this song was simply beautiful and his style complemented our day in every way. Our guests commented that during our pre reception drinks. Monty was interactive and fun, playing a range of songs which everyone was happy to dance to. Our first dance song was performed at the end of the pre reception drinks, another song we requested Monty learn being Latch by Sam Smith. Again Monty’s version of the song was amazing and heartfelt. Agreeably a hard song to sing considering the vocal range required! Thank you again for your assistance and our warmest regards and gratitude again to Monty. We will definitely book Monty again for future events.

    Naomi (Wedding) – January 2015

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