MERCY TRAIN trio take a Soulful journey into all things Blues – a unique feast of Country/ Roots, Swamp/ Funk all awash with Gospel Southern Styled Harmonies. “Music charged with Spirit ” - Mercy train are influenced by Mavis Staples, Tony Joe White and the Southern Soul singers and weave around some amazing percussive grooves, amazing guitar and stunning vocal arrangements
Liza Ohlback with a stunning voice, is a force on the Australian Blues Scene winning 3 Australian Blues Chain awards in 2013 and the only female finalist in the 2016 Australian Blues artist of the Year! Described as a 1940’s style Jazz Torch singer mixed with a
Matt “Lightning” Ross is a charasmatic and fierce Guitarist/ Singer who has been a hired gun with many of aust top Blues act as well as a successful Blues/Gospel Rock artist with his new CD Matt Ross & the Gospel storm just released in Sept 17.
Greg Ohlback is one of the most in demand drummers on the Blues scene and leads from the back – as well as being a “Chain” award winning producer and has worked with Julian Lennon.
Liza & Greg both have been touring in Pearl the Janis Joplin Story and Matt in the Tales of Angry old men Theatre shows, so they bring a sense of Humour, stories, and dramatic theatrics to their shows.