Atomic

About Atomic

Atomic are a class act that have entertained thousands of guests at many functions and events and received gushing testimonials for their contribution to the success of the occasion. Whether it be a Cocktail Party, Gala Event, Corporate Function, Corporate Conference Event, Themed Event, Private Birthday Party, Wedding or Charity Fund Raiser, Atomic inject a sense of style and fun to ensure an enjoyable time is experienced by all.

Dynamic lead vocalists, Georgia Lyon and Jon Elms have an effortless rapport and are the winning combination that help set Atomic apart from their competition. Their exceptional voices enable them to cover any artist with ease and their charismatic stage presence captures every audience’s attention.

Atomic’s talented musicians are highly accomplished professionals, trained in a myriad of styles with extensive experience on many a stage and have worked with quite a few big name acts in their time.
(Please go to BAND MEMBERS to learn more).

Weddings

Looking For Live Entertainment For Your Wedding?
Atomic are here to provide live music and entertainment for you the special couple and your guests!

For Weddings Atomic primarily consists of 5 band members, but are also flexible offering a trio or 4pc depending on your entertainment space and what you are looking for on your big day.

Their extensive song list genres are varied and cover the range of ages, musical tastes and backgrounds of your guests including those special hits that have touched our hearts throughout the years.

Let Atomic create the special music memory for your special day for the both of you and all of your guests to reminisce the rest of your life!

Experience Counts

Established for over 10 years, Atomic have earned a greatly respected reputation and constantly confirm repeat bookings. Their longevity ensures clients’ confidence in receiving professional consistency.

Flexibility

Atomic provide a trio or 4 piece as an alternative to the 5 piece band to accommodate varying budgets and venue sizes.

Volume plays an important role at any event and Atomic are mindful of performing at a controllable and appropriate level for the comfort of guests and the selected venue.

Song List

Atomic are renowned for ‘packing the dancefloor’ and provide an extensive list of songs to cater for a vast range of ages, musical tastes and event styles.

The list is constantly updated and categories include Cocktail & Jazz; Reggae & Latin; 50s 60s & Soul; 70s & Disco; 80s & Retro; 90s; and of course 2000 to now as Atomic like to be on the pulse.
(Please see our full SONG LIST for more information)

Band Members Rollover to read each members bio

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Georgia Lyon

Lead Vocalist

Blessed with an exceptional voice and a captivating stage presence, Georgia is a professional class act who was born to entertain. Whether it be performing for an intimate gathering or a large arena, her endless energy and cheeky nature are always a hit with audiences.

Originally trained in classical piano, her extensive career has covered many different musical styles and taken her from a finalist in the prestigious ‘Starmaker Awards’ with a top 10 hit on the country charts to completing a Bachelor of Music majoring in opera! No matter what the style, Georgia loves to sing and has cemented herself as one of Sydney’s most popular vocal performers.

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Jon Elms

Lead Vocalist

Having successfully fronted Atomic alongside Georgia since its inception in December 2006, Jon has done over 250 performances with the band. A singer of incredible range and versatility and an entertainer in every sense of the word, his passion and enthusiasm for the job is infectious. “Celebration is the key. Seeing people really enjoy themselves in any setting, intimate or on a large scale, really is the ultimate in job satisfaction.”

A Meisner trained actor, in-demand session singer and successful character voice actor; he is also the singer, a principle writer and producer behind the WHITECITYLIGHT project.

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James Barr

Keys/Programming

Well-known in the Australian Music Industry, James is a multi-talented maestro. As well as being Atomic’s Musical Director, he performs on keyboard, guitar, and produces live sound. Since 1991, his extensive performance and recording career has seen James perform in a multitude of venues and exotic locations internationally, from TV appearances to supporting big name artists.

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Damian De-Boos Smith

Guitar

A Sydney boy born and bred, Damian’s powerhouse guitar performances are well-known in the industry. A little-known fact is that Damian is also an accomplished cellist! Just a few of his many other talents include professional composer and film scorer.

Versatility is the key-word for Damian, the guitarist for musicals Grease, Ben Elton’s ‘We Will Rock You’ and the Lion King. Damian is an award winning musician for film scoring and in 2001 he won the Tropfest Award – ‘Best Original Score’ for the film ‘Playin’ Hard to Get’ with Giant Steps.

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Dave Plenty

Drums

Dave has been playing professionally for over 25 years.

Artists he has played sideman to:
Platinum selling and Aria winning pop act, 1927, Grace Night, Human Nature, Margaret Ulrich, Jenny Morris, Mental as Anything, Venetta Fields, Peter Couples, Frank Gambale, Jeff Skunk Baxter, Todd McKinney, Stylist, Gondawana, John Rowels, Jeff Duff and the Profits, Sam McNally , Espirito, Jackie Orcszacsky , Doug Williams, Jennifer Page, Steve Hunter, The Neville’s, Jeremy Sawkins, and many more!

Musicals. Highlights include:
Danc’n Man (David Atkins), Billy Elliot (The Musical).2008, Evita, Mamma Mia, Jersey Boys, Hairspray (2011), Annie (2012). Festival Highlights include Manly Jazz Festival, Fabrik Jazz festival (Germany)  Darling Harbour Jazz Festival, York Jazz Festival, Bellingen, and others to name a few.

Dave studied at the Canberra School of Music for 2 years then moved to Sydney to complete 2 years of the Jazz Diploma at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. During this time Dave studied with legendary Australian Drummers, David Jones and Andrew Gander.

Dave is endorsed buy Sabian Cymbals and Yamaha drums of which he has presented educational clinics. Other clinics include PAS, (Percussive Arts Society) CASPA, AUDW,(Australian Ultimate Drummers Weekend). Dave was also a drum clinician for Roland Australia between 1993 and 2000 demonstrating a wide variety of electronic drum and recording instruments.

Dave is currently teaching at the Australian Institute of Music (AIM).

Clients

  • ACP Magazines
  • Alice Springs Race Group
  • Allens Arthur Robinson
  • AstraZeneca
  • Australian Rehab
  • Avnet (Pacific)
  • B.Braun
  • Biesse
  • Bilfinger Berger
  • Blockbuster
  • Canberra Cancerians Charity Fund Raiser
  • Caravan and Camping Industry Association
  • CBA
  • Channel 7
  • CHEP Asia Pacific
  • Citect
  • Cuscal Limited
  • Diabetes Australia Buzz Ball
  • Dicko’s Charity Fundraiser
  • Downer EDI Engineering
  • Dubbo City Toyota (GPJ)
  • DuPont International
  • Eden Brae Homes
  • Energy Australia – Staff Club
  • ENJO
  • Flight Centre Global
  • Giant Steps
  • HP
  • HSBC Bank Australia
  • IGA Awards Night
  • Inchape Automotive
  • Independence Studios
  • ING DIrect
  • Investec Experience
  • Johnson & Johnson Medical
  • Leighton Contractors
  • Loulaki Blue
  • Master Builders & Boral Excellence Awards
  • McKinsey & Co
  • Michelangelo Kitchens
  • Minolta – Japan
  • Mortgage Choice
  • Multigate Medical
  • Nelune Ball
  • Nestlé Purina
  • Novartis Pharmaceuticals
  • Orthonet
  • Pfizer
  • Pharmatel Fresnius Kabi
  • Prime Minister’s Winter Ball
  • Printing Industries Award
  • Qantas Flight Catering
  • Reckitt-Benckiser
  • Resi Mortgage
  • ROCHE
  • SC Johnson
  • Schneider Electric
  • Scope Conference Management
  • Servcorp
  • SGIAA  – (Screen Printing and Graphic Designers Awards)
  • Sharp Corp
  • Stella Travel Services
  • Svitzer (Cahoots)
  • Sydney IVF
  • The Baird Institute
  • The Royal College of Ophthalmologists
  • Toyota
  • Toyota Australia – Eastern Region Sale Society
  • Toyota Financial Services
  • Urban Development Institute Australia
  • Veolia Water
  • Vintage Cellars
  • Visy Board
  • West Action
  • Westpac Group
  • Woollahra Colleagues Rugby Union Football Club
  • Wyeth