If you haven’t  had the pleasure of watching these two gorgeous lasses belt out some raw, honest country music then you’re missing out. Between Hana’s husky and heartbreaking vocals and Jessie-Lee’s tasteful and intricate Tele/Gretsch twang, they are a match made in heaven.

Alongside Carla Lippis with Steve Pederson, and swoon-worthy Cosmo Thundercat, Hana & Jessie-Lee dished out Christmas presents early at the always rockin’ Cranker Hotel (or Crown & Anchor for all you interstaters) for a country music Christmas special.

Here’s hoping this is gonna be an annual thing.

Check out their Facebook page to keep updated on all things gig related here.

P.S. if you’re in Melbourne this weekend they’re playing shows with the incredible Cash Savage & The Last Drinks at The Gasometer on Friday 5th Feb and with Little Rabbit at The Retreat Hotel on Sunday 7th Feb.

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Just a few weeks prior to their wedding, Dylan & Tilly sent me an email asking if I might happen to be available to shoot their big day. As it happened, I was going to be in town for another job the day before so it was actually quite convenient despite the late notice. However, this meant that I had no time to get acquainted with them prior to the date and so walking to their front door on the day I was a little nervous. Immediately I was greeted with a huge hug, a kiss and a smile as Tilly welcomed me into their home in just a robe and piece of toast in hand. I knew straight away these were my kind of people. As the day progressed I came to realise that their outward affection, displays of love, kindness and generosity weren’t just reserved between themselves or for pleasantries, but was shared by and for everyone I met in complete sincerity. The service was small, held in their Aunt’s backyard and despite being a civil service, held all the reverence of a grand cathedral. As the rings were passed around friends and family, each person cast their blessings upon them as if the success of their marriage depended on their well wishes. I realised here that this was not just about Dylan and Tilly, but this marriage was all inclusive of the friends and family that attended, to share as community their love for one another and the importance of everyone’s influence on their lives. It was gonna be hard not to get emotional.

Contrary to most weddings I’ve been too, the service was small but the reception was huge, and everybody was ready to party. Held at the magnificent Studio Raw Materials in Footscray, it was certainly one to remember. I’ll let the photos do the talking from here on in…

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