Stu Harcourt has been dedicated to live performance and music production for over 25 years. In addition to producing eight studio recordings, his latest album "Freedom Rise" was written whilst touring Australia in 2015. Recorded at Fat Magpie Records over the summer in Uki, NSW by Jake Mann, Stu has been a travelling musician for most part of the last 20 years or so, his twenties saw him based in Toronto, Canada playing the scene there, or backpacking busking and performing around Europe, or studying music in Los Angeles, along the way continually learning the craft of guitar and song writing. His 2012 release "Elements" was a dream come true, recording at LAFX one of LA's top recording studio's in North Hollywood. From performing regularly in his home town of Melbourne and the East Coast, in 2011 Stu hit the road to Western Australia, for what was meant to be a six month tour, turning this musician into a nonstop touring artist Ping ponging across Australia, from Margaret River, Broome, the Kimberley, Arnhem land, Townsville to Byron bay and everywhere between, even playing Ski season in Japan 2015, 2016. "Music can take you anywhere" and the people and places will inspire. Stu's unique vocal ability, compelling lyrics and earthy, acoustic grooves have continued to delight audiences around Australia and the World. Stu has recently been touring in Thailand following a three month residency at Voyages resort in Uluru NT and is currently touring Australia in support of "Freedom Rise."