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  • Simply the best
    Can't help falling in love
    Fly me to the moon
    DJ Showreel
    Dance Monkey
    This City

    Check out our incredible acts in action. They can also tailor their sets to suit your event, and have a huge range of songs to suit the vibe.

  • Originally hailing from Cairns, Rhys Tolhurst now resides in Melbourne.  Rhys has performed for over 150 weddings, events for the likes of Aston Martin, Telstra, Birdcage (VRC) and has worked across Victoria in venues such as the MCG, Crown, Stones in the Yarra Valley, Immerse Winery, Chandon Winery, State Library of Victoria, Acacia Ridge, Higher Ground, Carlei Wines & many more.

    Rhys was a Finalist on Australia’s Got Talent (7 Network) and a judge on ‘All Together Now’ (7 Network).  He is currently one of the lead singers on TV’s ‘Dancing With The Stars’ (7 Network).

    Whether it’s performing Acoustically with his Guitar & Loop Pedal, crooning an audience whilst playing a Piano or hyping up the crowd on the dancefloor and DJing, Rhys is extremely kind and approachable and leaves all guests feeling entertained.

    Rhys works in either his Solo Acoustic format (Vocals, Guitar & Loop Pedal) or Solo Piano (Vocals, Piano) & can add on DJing.  

    With his roots in Jazz, Rhys also has a Jazz/Soul Band 'Santa Monica Jazz Band' for speciality events.

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  • 2002 – Anne Marie

    24K Magic - Bruno

    7 Years - Lucas Graham

    Absolutely Everybody – Vanessa Amorosi

    Aint Nobody – Chaka Khan (Jasmine Thompson Version)

    All I Ask – Adele

    All My Life – Thirsty Merc

    All Of Me – John Legend

    All Night Long – Lionel Richie

    Always Remember Us This Way – Lady Gaga

    Another Night – Real McCoy

    Apologise – One Republic

    As Long As You Love Me – Backstreet Boys

    At Last – Etta James

    Attention – Charlie Puth

    Be The One – Dua Lipa

    Beautiful – Pete Murray

    Because You Loved Me – Celine Dion

    Believe – Cher

    Bellyache – Billie Eilish

    Better Man – Robbie Williams

    Big Jet Plane – Angus & Julia Stone

    Black & Gold – Sam Sparrow

    Blackbird – The Beatles

    Blame It On The Boogie – Michael Jackson

    Bloom – Troye Sivan

    Blurred Lines – Robin Thicke

    Both Sides Now – Joni Mitchell (Sara Bareillis Version)

    Breakeven – Script

    Breathe – Jax Jones

    Breathin – Ariana Grande

    Budapest – George Ezra

    Busses & Trains – Bachelor Girl

    Crazy – Gnarls Barkley

    Crazy In Love - Beyonce

    Cry Me A River – Justin Timberlake

    Call Your Girlfriend - Robyn

    Can’t Help Falling In Love With You – E Presley

    Can’t Stop The Feeling – Justin Timberlake

    Can’t Take My Eyes Off Of You – Frankie Valli

    Came Here For Love – Ella Eyre

    Caught Up - Usher

    Chasing Cars – Snow Patrol

    Chasing Pavements – Adele

    Cheap Thrills – SIA

    Chunky – Bruno Mars

    Clarity - Zedd

    Clocks – Coldplay

    Closer - Chainsmokers

    Come Away With Me – Norah Jones

    Confessions - Usher

    Crystal Ball – Pink

    Dancing On My Own – Robyn

    Dancing In The Moonlight - TopLoader

    Dance With Somebody – Witney Houston

    Desire – Years & Years

    Don’t Dream It’s Over – Sixpence

    Don’t Know Why – Norah Jones

    Don’t Leave – Snakehips (Ft. MO)

    Do You Remember – Jarryd James

    Dog Days Are Over – Florence & The Machine

    Dreams – Fleetwood Mac

    Drops Of Jupiter – Train

    DJ Got Us Falling In Love - Usher

    Dynamite – Sigrid Electric Feel –MGMT

    Electricity – Dua Lipa

    Emotions – Mariah Carey

    Endless Love – Dianna Ross & Lionel Richie

    Everglow – Coldplay

    Every Heartbeat - Robyn

    Everywhere – Fleetwood Mac

    Fantasy – Mariah Carey

    Fast Car – Tracy Chapman

    Feel It Still (Rebel Just For Kicks) – Portugal. Finally It’s Happened To Me – Cece Peniston

    Find Me – Sigma (Ft. Birdy)

    Finesse – Bruno Mars

    Fire & The Flood – Vance Joy

    Forever – Chris Brown

    Forget You – Cee Lo Green

    Forget Me Nots – Patrice Rushen

    Found You – Rita Ora (Ft. Liam Payne)

    Free Fallin – Tom Petty (John Mayer Version)

    From This Moment – Shania Twain

    Georgia – Vance Joy

    Get Lucky – Daft Punk

    Girls Just Wanna Have Fun – Cyndi Lauper

    Gimme The Night – Georges Benson

    God Is A Woman – Ariana Grande

    Good Old Days – Macklemore (Ft. Kesha)

    Hallelujah – Jeff Buckley

    Halo – Beyonce

    Hands To Myself – Selena Gomez

    Happy – Pharell Williams

    Havanna – Camila Cabello

    Hearts On Fire – Passenger

    Heavy Cross – The Gossip

    Here Comes The Sun – The Beatles

    Here Without You – 3 Doors Down

    Hey Ho – Luminers

    Heya – Outcast

    Hiding My Heart – Adele

    Hold Back The River – James Bay

    Hold On, Were Going Home - Drake

    Home – Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros

    Home – Michael Buble

    Hometown Glory – Adele

    Homesick – Dua Lipa (ft. Chris Martin)

    Horses – Daryl Brathwaite

    How Deep Is Your Love – Calvin Harris

    How Deep Is Your Love – Bee Gees

    How Long Will I Love You – Ellie Goulding

    How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You – James Taylor

    How To Save A Life – The Fray

    Hurt Somebody - Noah Kahan

    I Can’t Feel My Face – Weeknd

    I Can’t Help Myself – The Four Tops

    I Cant Make You Love Me – Bonnie Ray (Adele)

    IDGAF – Dua Lipa

    I Feel For You – Chaka Kha

    I feel It Coming – Weeknd

    If I Aint Got You – Alecia Keys

    If I Could Change Your Mind - HAIM

    Ignition – R Kelly

    I Hate You, I Love You – Gnash

    I’ll Be There – Jess Glynne

    I Like Me Better – Lauv

    I Love You, Always Forever – Donna Lewis

    I Miss You – Clean Bandit

    I’m Not The Only One – Sam Smith

    I’m Yours – Jason Mraz

    I Need A Miracle – Coco Star

    In To You – Ariana Grande

    I Try – Macy Gray

    I See Fire – Ed Sheeran

    Issues – Julia Michaels

    Isn’t She Lovely – Stevie Wonder

    It’s To Late – Carole King

    I Wan’t To Know What Love Is – Foreigner

    I Won’t Give Up – Jason Maraz

    Jessie’s Girl – Bruce Springfield

    Jolene – Dolly Parton

    Jump – Pointer Sisters

    Keep On Movin – 5ive

    Kids – MGMT

    Killing Me Softly – Fugees

    King – Years & Years

    Kiss Me – Sixpence None The Richer

    Knocking On Heavens Door – Bob Dylan

    Latch – Sam Smith

    Last Friday Night – Katy Perry

    Lay Me Down – Sam Smith

    Let Me Go – Haille Steinfeld

    Let Me Love You - Mario

    Let Me Love You- DJ Snake (Ft. Justin Beiber)

    Let It Go – James Bay

    Let The Music Play – Shannon

    Let You Love Me – Rita Ora

    Life Is A Highway – Rascal Flats

    Like I’m Gonna Lose You – Megan Trainor & John Legend

    Little Of Your Love - HAIM

    Locked Out Of Heaven – Bruno Mars

    Lonely Boy – Black Keys

    Lonely Together – Avicci & Rita Ora

    Losing Game – Amy Winehouse

    Lovefoolsophy – Jamiroqui

    Love Me Like You Do – Ellie Goulding

    Love On The Brain – Rhianna

    Love Shack – B25

    Love Someone – Lucas Graham

    Love Yourself – Justin Beiber

    Magic – Coldplay

    Man I Feel Like A Woman – Shania Twain

    Make You Feel My Love – Adele

    Marry You – Bruno Mars

    Mercy – Duffy

    Mess Is Mine – Vance Joy

    Miss You – Rolling Stones

    Moon Dance – Michael Buble

    Moves Like Jagger – Maroon 5

    Mr Brightside – The Killers

    Murder On The Dance Floor – Sophie Elis Baxter

    Never Be The Same – Camila Cabello

    Never Gonna Give You Up – Rick Astley

    Never Knew Love Like This – Stephanie Mills

    Never Tear Us Apart –INXS

    Never Too Much – Luther Vandross

    New Rules – Dua Lipa

    Next To Me – Emilie Sande

    No Digitty - Blackstreet

    No One – Alicia Keys

    No Scrub - TLC

    Nothing Even Matters – Lauryn Hill

    Nothing’s Real But Love – Rebecca Furguson

    O – Coldplay

    Ocean Drive – Duke Dumont

    Ocean Eyes – Billie Eilish

    One Dance – Drake

    One Kiss – Dua Lipa

    One Last Song – Sam Smith

    One Last Time – Ariana Grande

    Only Exception – Paramore

    Outstanding – Gap Band

    Perfect – Ed Sheeran

    Perfect Places – Lorde

    Pillowtalk – Zayn

    Pray – Sam Smith

    Pretty Hurts – Beyonce

    Pretty Young Thing – Michael Jackson

    Price Tag – Jessie J

    Promisies – Sam Smith

    Pony - Ginuine

    Pumped Up Kicks – Foster The People

    Radioactive – Imagine Dragons

    Rather Be – Clean Bandit

    Rehab – Amy Winehouse

    Return Of The Mack – Mark Morrison

    Rhythm Of The Night - Corona

    Riptide – Vance Joy

    Rise – Jonas Blue

    Rock With You – Michael Jackson

    Rolling In The Deep – Adele

    Safe & Sound – Taylor Swift

    Say It Like That – Flume (Ft. Tovelo)

    Say My Name – Destiny’s Child

    Say A Little Prayer For You – Aretha Franklin

    Say Something – A Great Big World

    Say Something – Justin Timberlake

    Say You Won’t Let Go – James Arthur

    Scar – Missy Higgins

    Scars To Your Beautiful – Alessia Cara

    Sex On Fire – Kings Of Leon

    Sexual – Neiked

    Sexual Healing – Marvin Gaye

    Send My Love – Adele

    Set Fire To The Rain – Adele

    Scared To Be Lonely – Dua Lipa

    Senorita – Justin Timberlake

    Shake It Out – Florence & The Machine

    Shallow – Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper

    Shape Of You – Ed Sheeran

    She Will Be Loved – Maroon 5

    Shot Gun – George Ezra

    Show Me Love – Robin S

    Shut Up & Dance – Walk The Moon

    Sitting On The Dock Of The Bay – Otis Redding

    Skinny Love – Bon Iver

    Slow Hands – Niall Horan

    Smash InTo You – Beyonce

    So Sick – Neyo

    Someone Like You – Adele

    Some kind Of Wonderful – The Drifters

    Something Just Like This – Chainsmokers (Ft. Coldplay)

    Solo – Clean Bandit & Demi Lovato

    Sorry – Justin Beiber

    Sorry Not Sorry – Demi Lovato

    Stand By Me – Ben E King

    Starving – Haliee Steinfeld

    Stay – Alesia Cara

    Stay – Rhianna

    Stay With Me – Sam Smith

    Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For – U2

    Stollen Dance – Milky Chance

    Stop – Spice Girls

    Strangers - Sigrid

    Suga Suga – Baby Bash

    Suit & Tie – Justin Timberlake

    Sunday Morning – Maroon 5

    Sun Comes Up – James Arthur

    Sunrise – Norah Jones

    Summer Time Sadness – Lana Del Rey

    Sway – Bic Runga

    Sweet Baby – Macy Gray

    Sweet Caroline – Neil Diamond

    Take Me To Church – Hosier

    Talking Bodies - Tovelo

    Teenage Dream – Katy Perry

    That’s What’s Up – Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros

    Thank You, Next – Ariana Grande

    The Middle - Zedd

    The Way You Make Me Feel – Michael Jackson

    The Wire – HAIM

    The Scientist – Coldplay

    There She Goes – Sixpence None The Richer

    These Days – Rudimental

    Thinkin Bout You – Frank Ocean

    Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran

    This is what you came for – Rhianna

    Thousand Years – Christina Perrie

    Time After Time – Cindy Lauper

    Time Of My Life – Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes

    Torn – Natile Imbrulia

    Treasure – Bruno Mars

    True Colours – Cindy Lauper

    Turning Tables – Adele

    Unwritten – Natasha Belingfield

    Use Somebody – Kings Of Leon (Pixie Lott Version)

    Valerie – Amy Winehouse

    Versace On The Floor – Bruno Mars

    Waiting All Night – Rudimental (Ft. Ella Eyre)

    Waiting On The World To Change – (John Mayer Version)

    Walking Away – Craig David

    Walking On A Dream – Empire Of The Sun

    Want You Back - HAIM

    Waterfalls - TLC

    Water Under The Bridge – Adele

    Wake Me Up – Avicii

    We Don’t Have To Take Our Clothes Off – (Ella Eyre Version)

    We Found Love – Rhianna

    What Goes Around Comes Back Around – Justin Timberlake

    What I Like – Bruno Mars

    What Is Love - Haddaway

    When I Was Your Man – Bruno Mars

    When You Say Nothing At All – Ronan Keating

    When We Were Young – Adele

    Where Did Our Love Go – Supremes

    Who Loves You – Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

    Wicked Game – Chris Isac

    Wild Thoughts - Rhianna

    Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow – Carole King

    Wrecking Ball – Miley Cyrus

    Yellow – Coldplay

    You Are My Sunshine – Jasmine Thompson

    You Shook Me All Night Long – AC/DC

    Young Blood – 5 Seconds Of Summer

    Your Body Is A Wonderland – John Mayer

    Your Song – Elton John (Ellie Goulding Version)

    You’re Still The One – Shania Twain

    You’ve Got A Friend – Carole King

    You’ve Got The Love – Florence & The Machine

  • We are extremely grateful for Unplugged and Rhys Tolhurst's help to make our wedding day extra special. Thank you for organising and your help in securing such an amazing and well suited performer for our evening and thus creating such a beautiful atmosphere for us and for our loved ones on the day. The great level of communication and organisation in the process was much appreciated and made the planning process so much smoother. Rhys' passion for music overflows in the quality of his craft! We are so in awe of your talent, and truly appreciate your better-than-original rendition of God Bless the Broken Road for our first dance. Thank you also for being so cool and adaptable on the day, playing along to however the night unfolded. We appreciate you so much and will be forever grateful.

    Cam Sobey

    Great company. Amazing talent. Fantastic customer service 🙌

    We had Rhys Tolhurst (@rhystolhurt) come to perform at our engagement party to take it to the next level …and he really did- he made the entire night. We dealt with Paul from the unplugged entertainment team who coordinated all the details. He was friendly, helpful and quick to respond.
    We couldn’t recommend the company or the talent more.


    We selected Rhys and he was fantastic. Punctual and lovely to chat too. We gave him no direction at all and he just played to the vibe of the night. Everyone loved him. Thanks Paul & Unplugged Entertainment

    Megan Lloyd-Griffiths

    Rhys and Marc were amazing on the night and had the dance floor rocking. Can’t recommend them enough!

    Alex Martini

    Rhys was absolutely amazing performing live for our ceremony, cocktail session and first dance and we had so many people comment on how great he was. We couldn't have asked for better artists and are so grateful to them for making our day better than we could have imagined. We won't hesitate to recommend Unplugged to all of our family and friends for years to come!

    Courtney Pratt

    We Booked Rhys who done a fantastic rendition of our wedding song . The whole experience was enjoyable and easy. I would engage Leighton and his company to organize any of my special occasions and events again.

    Patrick Davis

    Rhys provided acoustic entertainment followed by a DJ set. All of our guests were commented on how great he was. Rhys was able to read the crowd and provided great tunes to get everyone on the dance floor. Combined with a Richard on sax during his dj set the dance floor was pumping. Thank you to Rhys and Richard for such a memorable night

    Elissa Heineke

    Rhys Tolhurst absolutely made our night for my 30th birthday party. The songs he played and the way he sang really set the tone for my event. He was very engaging with our guests and so accommodating with various requests.He has an incredible voice and we were extremely pleased with is performance.

    I also want to thank Paul from Unplugged Entertainment as he was very responsive with my questions and I am so thankful that he recommended Rhys.

    Thank you so much!

    Hanna Heuzinkveld

    Rhys was absolutely amazing! He played for our ceremony and canapes at our wedding and blew us away. Paul was amazing to organise everything with and was so flexible and helpful. We had lots of comments from guests about the beautiful mood that Rhys created for our special day. The portal was fabulous to get all of our ideas and wants across to Rhys and the phone call before the big day was great to get to know him as well as run through everything - it helped us feel really comfortable and trusting for the ceremony and canapes! Thanks so much Rhys and Paul!

    Stephanie S

    Rhys was great, had my staff up and dancing early in the night and kept them going through to close. Thanks again guys.

    Heath Nankervis

    We had Rhys Tolhurst perform acoustic and DJ on the night of our wedding. Rhys also did MCing for the night and he was spectacular ! We had so many comments from our guests about how amazing he was and we agree! We also found the process of booking and setting up the portal very user friendly :) We highly recommend Unplugged Entertinment!

    Adam Fegan

    We booked Rhys for the ceremony and canapé hour, and he was absolutely incredible! We’ve had many of our guests tell us that he had people in tears well before the ceremony had started thanks to his amazing voice!

    Morsal B

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