September 29 @ 9:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Hornet are a high-energy, guitar-driven rock group, laying down a retro rock-influenced sound with a modern twist. Hornet’s successful style is simple, combining infectious tunes that girls love to dance to, with in your face rock!
Blowing the roof off every room east-coast Australia has to offer for over a decade, Hornet have released 5 albums, and experienced 3 top 10 singles in the Australian charts and sold in excess of 10,000 units nationally. The bands most
recognizable tune to date, C’mon Mrs Jones, reached no. 20 in the National Independent Charts, was the 2nd highest rotated song in Australia and also featured on various artists’ compilation discs SMASH and DRIVETIME along side
groups such as Oasis, Blur, Pulp, Stone Roses and Supergrass to name but a few.
Hornet have rocked around the globe for various events. The boys headlined the Establishment in Sydney and sold out! 8 consecutive nights during the Olympics, toured with Midnight Oil, Divinyls, Hoodoo Gurus, INXS, Simple Minds and Rod Stewart. Hornet have gained exposure on numerous television programs in Australia including Rage, Video hits, MTV, Channel V, Midday show, Good
Morning Australia, Landed Music and Maynard J Crabbs on Foxtel. Hornet also came to party when the Newcastle Knights required a band to deliver their theme song “It’s more than a game”, whilst continuing to release internationally in UK and Germany. Hornet releases have featured in the motion picture “Big Night Out” and the hit TV series “Heartbreak High”, An impressive list of achievements for an independent band!
Recently lead singer Ty Penshorn was invited by David Hasselhoff to assist in his band for a charity event. Hornet headlined The Real Estate Foundation Ball in Vancouver CANADA with a Las Vegas stopover performance and also rocked the red carpet event Grand Opening of Hard Rock Cafe, Nabq-Sharn El Sheikh, EGYPT.