The Acoustakatz is a duo act, members include Marcus Roebuck on vocals & harmonica & Glynn Olsen on Acoustic guitar.
Their repertoire ranges from John Lee Hooker, Little Walter, Eric Clapton, Pearl Jam to Neil Young & much more...
Marcus Roebuck - Lead Vocal & Harmonica
Lead Singer of Nelson based blues band 'The Boogie Train', and Front man for The Lizard Kings Doors Experience. Marcus started his musical path in his home town of Timaru, fronting bands, honing his talent for the harmonica and finding what's became a lifelong passion for the Blues.
20 years ago Marcus made the move to Nelson, now a father of 5 , Roebuck also finds time to drive some of Nelson's most well known and respected bands.
Glynn Olsen - Guitarist
Glynn attended Nelson School of Music in the late 80's and in the early 90's then went on to study at Christchurch Jazz School. He has also studied as an audio engineer, is a songwriter and has recorded and released his own recordings.
Glynn has a great love for the blues and has played with various Christchurch bands: Black Cat Bone, Box of Blues and Scarecrow. He has taught in schools in Christchurch & tutors on guitar he is highly respected by his peers. Since moving back to his home town, Nelson in 2003 he has played in The Brandy Creek Band, The Boogie Train & Currently for 'The lizard Kings Experience' An exciting blues based stylist this stunning musician is humble about his talents merely saying that he "likes to play a little guitar..."
Will travel throughout New Zealand