Nic & Nick, hailing from the world’s most isolated city Perth, Australia are one of Perth’s hottest acoustic cover duos on the scene at the moment. By adding a refreshing new flavour Nic & Nick perform a wide variety of classic, modern rock, RnB and pop cover songs to cater for everyone in attendance to a have a great time, aided by their diverse musical capabilities and experience to read an audience for that prefect mix of upbeat or relaxed moments.
The group has talent and versatility in abundance through its members whom consist of cousins Nick Rossetti (acoustic guitar/ vocals) and Nic Di Lena (lead vocals/ percussion). With an average age of 28 the credentials these boys have achieved in the music industry to date is a credit and testimony to their hard work and dedication to succeed. Please read further below for individual bio’s on each member and check out the act’s song list, which covers an array of hits.
(Individual member biographies below):
Nick Rossetti – (acoustic guitar/ vocals)
Nick Rossetti began his musical journey at age 7 when he started playing the guitar and he hasn’t looked back since!
In 2004 Nick graduated from Newman high school after receiving certificates for Outstanding Academic Achievement In Music with ‘A’ results 4 years running in his Australian Guild Music and Speech exams.
Following high school Nick enrolled himself into College to study for his Certificate 3&4 in Music Industry Skills/Technical Production. Not long after completing this he landed a full time teaching job and started piecing together the foundations of Perth based rock band Emerald City. With Emerald City, Nick has had the privilege of playing with such luminary acts in Paul Stanley (KISS), The Screaming Jets, The Angels, Dave Evans (AC/DC), Electric Mary (Jack Jones – Southern Sons), Taxiride, oz all-star band Raise The Flag (feat. Simon Wright and Mark Evans of AC/DC) and LA sunset strip greats Lynch Mob and Faster Pussycat. The band also released its debut EP mid 2009 through Firestarter Music (Adam Weston – Birds Of Tokyo) working with producer Eddie Parise, bass player and song writer for multi Aria award winning Oz band The Baby Animals.
2013, saw Emerald City embark on their first tour of America, playing annual music festival Rocklahoma in Pryor, Oklahoma alongside Guns n’ Roses, Alice In Chains and Korn as well as Missouri’s Big Rock Festival before hitting the road playing a string of club dates through 10 states over a 9 week period clocking up over 6,000km travelled. A couple of highlights from the club show’s being opening for Jackyl (Jesse James of Full Throttle Saloon) to a sellout crowd in Salt Lake City, Utah and ending the tour at the iconic Roxy Theatre on LA’s Sunset Strip.
More recently Nick has been an employee of Princess Cruises working as part of their production staff onboard the Emerald Princess covering the Europe and Caribbean regions, before joining Celebrity Cruises as a musician covering the Alaska, Canada, Vanuatu, New Caledonia & Australia regions, venturing around the world in an effort to continuously expand and gain as much valuable knowledge as he possibly can.
Nic Di Lena – (vocals/ percussion)
Nic began singing and gigging professionally at the tender age of 15 back in 2004 with his then newly formed high school band Crysis.
After departing high school Nic continued performing at hot spots in and around Perth starting at the Indi bar in 2004, The G-Spot and Club Max in 2005 and then advancing onto perform at some of Perth’s premier venues such as The Amplifier Bar, Capitol, Metropolis Fremantle, Metropolis Perth, Burswood Theatre, Ruby Room and The Foundry just to name a few.
During his time with Crysis, Nic has been quite lucky in forming continued friendships and sharing the stage with talents he never would have dreamt of in his early years, he speaks none the less of Karnivool, Cog, The Butterfly Effect and Dead Letter Circus. To date Crysis have their E.P available for purchase under the title ‘ The Sirens ‘, whom Adam Spark of Birds Of Tokyo produced.