Welcome to the official website for Janice Smithers
Janice Smithers is a singer/songwriter and award winning contemporary artist with a difference. Having a long and distinguished career in the Australian Music Industry, Janice has become well known as a passionate performer covering many genres. Janice has performed with many different bands and acts alongside plenty of names such as Jimmy Barnes, Diesel and recently Dan Sultan, playing shows at festivals such as Mitchell Creek Rock n Blues & Gympie Music Muster. Janice has also been one of the long term resident musicians at the Great Barrier Reef Heron Island for the past 15 years and has fronted many successful cover bands in major venues and events. Janice released a solo album called 'Life's like that' in 2013 to critical acclaim and had airplay on over 80 radio stations throughout Australia and overseas. One of the tracks 'Too Soon' was recently nominated for a Music Oz Award. Janice's second album is due for release early 2016, which will be promoted with a national tour. You can listen to tracks from the current album 'Life's like that' here on the website and then order your own signed copy for delivery to your door!
Along with a busy schedule of Bands, duo and solo work, Early 2015 saw the start of "Piece of my heart' a tribute to the legendary Janis Joplin which has been a great success with Janice out front of an all star band including members of the popular 60's & 70's band 'Late for Woodstock' with the bands doing regular shows together throughout Queensland receiving great reviews.
Janice has several projects on the go which are available for bookings for festivals, events, corporate & private functions as well as venues & cruise ships. You can find out more about by clicking on the tabs then head to the bookings and enquiries page to make contact.
Be it an intimate solo acoustic performance for your wedding or a flat out rock band Janice always delivers a first class performance, why not see what some venues and booking agents and fans have to say on the testimonials page?