Thor Phillips is an Australian singer, songwriter and guitarist from country New South Wales. He is carving out a reputation as a unique Alt country, blues and roots artist and a talented instrumentalist, who delivers a dynamic and energetic performance full of heart. His music heads straight for the heart, with songs about life, hopes and dreams, failures, love and the roads we take to get there.
A “hard-working country guy”, Thor grew up in the dairy farming areas around Byron Bay and now lives with his wife and three young children in the beautiful Northern Rivers. He first picked up a guitar at the age of 4 and it was to be the beginning of a life long relationship with music.
Over 10 years professional performing experience has seen him play guitar for many artists, from Gold Guitar winners to Aussie rock icons, but more recently he has been working on his solo career.
Thor is currently recording tracks for his next album, to join singles released in 2017. This year he is lined up to performing at many of Australia’s signature country music events, including the Broadbeach Country Festival, and Tamworth.
As well as festival performances, Thor has racked up countless gigs to audiences across the country, and he enjoys touring small towns and cities, often taking his family along for the ride.
A qualified tractor mechanic, former Army private and jack-of-all trades, Thor is also an experiences sound engineer and electronics technician. His true talents shine through when he is on stage, telling stories from the heart, and awing crowds with his guitar skills. His wife and high-school sweetheart, Jasmine, sometimes joins him on stage as a back-up vocalist and he is fortunate to have talented band members behind him. Thor is available for solo, duo and band shows.