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These are all words that have been used by satisfied clients to describe VelvetStar. Consisting of world class vocalist/multi-instrumentalist Karla Pizzica and renowned guitarist/percussionist Anthony Pizzica, this sublime musical duo has impressed audiences and clients all over Australia for almost a decade. Whether it is an intimate cocktail party, fairytail wedding reception or large corporate event, VelvetStar is sure to exceed even your highest expectations. Summarised below are a number of key features of VelvetStar:

~ 10 Years professional/fulltime experience
~ Ability to cover most popular musical genres (see full songlist)
~ Accomplished musicians
~ Appeal to many different age groups
~ Comfortable performing in any venue/situation
~ High end professional Sound equipment and musical Instruments
~ The supply of an additional microphone if required for speeches/formalities (at no additional charge)
~ High level of personal presentation, always suitably attired
~ Suitable backround music provided during breaks (ipod various genres/playlists)
~ Intelligent stage lighting – 4 x colours moving in sync with music
~ Have performed at and familiar with most popular wedding/function venues in greater Brisbane
~ Full-time professional musicians therefore available anytime and able to travel
~ Client special song requests accomodated wherever possible
~ Multi-instrumentalists hence achieving a diverse, full sound
~ Ability to mix between acoustic/unplugged to full sequenced backing/production
~ Comfortable performing at any volume
~ Additional band members can be added upon request (percussionist)
~ Non obtrusive, easy going and flexible personalities/attitudes
~ Client references available upon request



Amazing – Alex Lloyd
Apologise - One Republic/timbaland
Better Be Home Soon – Crowded House 
Black Velvet – Alanah Myles
Blue Bayou – Linda Ronstadt
Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison
Come Together – The Beatles 
Crazy - Patsy Cline
Don’t Get Around Much – standard
Don’t Know Why – Norah Jones
Dreams – Fleetwood Mac
Easy - Lionel Ritchie
Father & Son – Cat Stevens
Gotta Be – Desree
Free Falling – Tom Petty
Fever – standard
Girl from Ipenema - standard
Hallelujah – Jeff Buckley
Heard it Through the Grapevine – Marvin Gaye
Hey Jude – The Beatles
Imagine – John Lennon
La Isla Bonita - Madonna
Layla – Eric Clapton
Lets Stay Together - Al Green 
Like a Bird – Nelly Furtado
London Still – The Waifs
Luka – Suzanne Vega
Man In the Mirror - Michael Jackson 
Midnight at the Oasis – Brand New Heavies
Moondance – Van Morrison
More than Words - Extreme
My Baby – Nina Simone
Not Pretty Enough – Kasey Chambers
Old Man – Neil Young
Overlap – Ani Difranco – Elixir
Perfect – Fairground Attraction
Opportunity – Pete Murray
Revolution – Tracey Chapman
Rome Wasn’t Built in a Day – Morcheeba
Roxanne - Sting
Smooth Operator – Sade
Son of a Preacher Man – Dusty Springfield
Stand by Me - various
Still Haven’t Found – U2 
Stormy Weather - standard 
Summertime - standard
Sway – Dean Martin/Michael Buble
Thankyou – Dido 
Under My Skin – Frank Sinatra
Walkin After Midnight – Patsy Cline
What a Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong
What I Am – Edie Bricknell & the New Bohemians


3 am – Matchbox 20
500 Miles – Proclaimers
About a Girl - Nirvana
Another Brick in the Wall – Pink Floyd
Bad Moon Rising - CCR
Betterman – Pearl Jam
Blister in the Sun – Violent Femmes
Brass in Pocket – Pretenders 
Can’t Get You Outta My Head - Kylie
Catch my Disease - Ben Lee
Chain of Fools – Aretha Franklin
Cheap Wine – Chisel
Chemical Heart - Grinspoon
Crying Shame - Diesel
Bright Side of the Road – Van Morrison
Bring Me Some Water – Melissa Etheridge
Cocaine – Eric Clapton
Desire – U2
Don’t Look Back in Anger - Oasis
Down Round the Corner - CCR
Down Under – Men at Work
Drive - Incubus
Dumb Things – Paul Kelly
Faith – George Michael
Feeler – Pete Murray

Flake – Jack Johnson
Flame Trees – Cold Chisel
Free Falling – Tom Petty
Gimme one Reason – Tracey Chapman
Good Excuse – John Butler Trio
Good Riddance – Greenday
Groove is in the Heart – Dee Lite
Hard Days Night – The Beatles
Hard to Handle – Black Crows
Heart of Gold – Neil Young
Holy Grail – Hunters
Horses – Daryl Braithwaite
Hand in my Pocket – Alanis Morisette
Hound Dog – Elvis
Hurts so Good – John Mellancamp
I Can See Clearly 
Ironic – Alanis Morrisette
I will Survive – Gloria Gaynor
Khe Sahn – Chisel
Kiss – Prince
I Shot the Sheriff – Bob Marley 
Lighthouse Man – The Waifs
Lightning Crashes – Live
Little L - Jamiroquai
Let Me Be – Xavier Rudd
Long Train Runnin – Doobie Brothers
Long Way to the Top – AC/DC
Love Foolosophy – Jamiroquai
Lover Lover - Sonia Dada
Love Rears It’s Ugly Head – Living Colour
Losing my Religion - REM
Mean to Me – Crowded House
Midnight Hour – Wilson Pickett
Mr Jones – Counting Crows
Mrs Robinson – Simon & Garfunkel
Mustang Sally – Commitments
My Girl – Temptations
My Happiness - Powderfinger
No Rain – Blind Melon
No Woman no Cry – Bob Marley
Passenger – Powderfinger
Peachy – Missy Higgins
Place your Hands – Reef
Play that Funky Music – Wild Cherry
Proud Mary - CCR
Push – Matchbox 20
Run to Paradise – Choirboys
Save Tonight – Eagle Eyed Cherry
Scar - Missy Higgins
Sex Bomb – Tom Jones 
Shimmer – Fuel
Smooth – Santana & Rob Thomas
So Beautiful – Pete Murray
Steal My Kisses – Ben Harper
Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana
Songbird – Bernard Fanning
Stuck in the Middle – Steelers Wheel
Summer 69 – Bryan Adams
Superstition – Stevie Wonder
Sweet Child – Guns n Roses
Sweet Home Alabama – Lynrd Skynrd
Tainted Love – Soft Cell
These Boots – Nancy Sinatra
Throw Your Arms – Hunters & Collectors
Tip of My Tongue - Diesel
To Be with You 
To Her Door – Paul Kelly
Under the Bridge – RHCP
Walking on Sunshine – Katrina and the Waves
Weather With You - 
What’s Up – 4 non Blondes
Who Will Save your Soul - Jewel
Wild Thing – the Troggs
With or Without You – U2
Wonderwall – Oasis
Wish you Well – Bernard Fanning
You Oughta Know – Alanis Morrisette
You Really got Me
Zebra - JBT
Zombie – Cranberries 


Bad Moon Rising - CCR
Bette Davis Eyes - 
Black Velvet – Alanah Myles
Blame it on the Boogie – Jackson 5
Blister in the Sun – Violent Femmes 
Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison
Can’t Get You Outta My Head – Kylie 
Dancing Queen - ABBA
Disco Inferno – Tina Turner 
DreadLock Holiday – 10CC 
Feelin Alright – Joe Cocker
Finally – 
Get the Party Started - Pink 
Hot Hot Hot 
Hurts so Good – John Cougar Mellencamp
I Feel Good – James Brown 
Is this Love – Bob Marley 
Lets Get Loud – J Lo 
Love Shack – B52’s 
Man I Feel Like a Woman – Shania Twain
Mickey - 
Murder on the Dancefloor - 
My Sharona – The Knack 
Nutbush – Tina Turner
Outta Love - Anastacia
Play Funky Music – Wild Cherry
Proud Mary - CCR 
Respect – Aretha Franklin 
Sex Bomb – Tom Jones 
Shake Tailfeather – The Blues Brothers 
Stuck in the Middle – Steelers Wheel
Summer 69 – Bryan Adams
Superstition – Stevie Wonder 
Sweet Home Alabama – Lynrd Skynrd 
Timewarp – Rocky Horror 
Virtual Insanity - Jamiroquai
Wake Me Up – Wham!
Walking on Sunshine – Katrina & the Waves