Adventurous and a passionate singer songwriter,Margaret Anne continually touches her fans and listeners with her inclusive, heartfelt singing and dynamic stage presence.
Growing up in a seaside town on the south coast of NSW, she was blessed to belong to a musical family so classical piano, guitar and song became a big part of her life.
After completing University, Margaret Anne worked, skied and travelled for over a decade, visiting 56 countries around the globe. In Austria she ski toured and sheltered in backcountry huts high up in the Alps. In North America she became an action ski model and ran a Karaoke Bar at night. During summer, Margaret Anne could be found on rivers as a white water rafting guide, on bicycle in Europe, the tops of buses in Pakistan, trucks in Tibet, on foot in Nepal and Tierra del Fuego, or in a dugout canoe in the Amazon.
Returning home she continued her love for music, singing in various bands and duos, and currently manages and performs as lead singer, keyboard player and guitarist in a successful band called Firefly.
Margaret Anne also found passion in song writing, and loves to share her touching and empowering stories with listeners. She has written original songs including ‘Don’t look back’, co-written with country artist Shane Nicholson, "The Ones you Love" with Luke O'Shea, and ‘Cassidy’s Blues’ with Kelly Brouhaha of Beccy Cole and the Lionesses. She is currently working in collaboration with producer Doug Weaver on the debut Album ‘Soul Laid Bare’.
Doug is an extremely talented multi instrumentalist, producer and screenwriter. He has produced and written music for over 200 episodes of the American TV show The MythBusters and also many national programs including Border Security and Beach Cops. Doug has produced tracks and albums of various genres for numerous successful artists and is an active part of the Sydney music scene.
They released their first single ’ Soul Laid Bare’ Oct 25th 2019, on all streaming channels: https://margaretannerockitman.lnk.to/SoullaidBare then "Don't Look Back' and "My Mumma' on Aug 28th 2020. 'White Haze" written to complement (US Ski Hall of Fame Extreme Skier) Dan Egan's biography '30 Years in a White Haze', shall be released 5th Feb 2021.
This will be followed by their Debut Album 'Soul Laid Bare' early in 2021.. The Album is an exciting blend of Americana, sweeping through sounds from Country, Roots and Blues to Grooving Funk and Pumping Rock.