Louis Machado, has had a passion for music since one of his primary school teachers recognized his talent when he was just 8 years old.
His career spans over 40 years from TV commercials to musicals and live bands. He has always had a love of music and performing and this has been an integral part of his life. He has been a singer, entertainer and has played and shared a stage with many rock legends, incluing Darryl Braithwaite & Sherbert, James Reyne & Australian Crawl , Glenn Shorrock and The Little River Band to name a few.
Most notably, some of the bands Louis performed with in the 80’s “Oils aint Oils” The Midnight Oil Show (Sydney) and “The Australian Roy Orbison Show” (Sydney).
In the 90’s Louis, was a founding member with Darren Reid and the Soul City Groove which spanned 7 years… he then went on to play with Rock & Roll icon, Slim Jim and the Fatts.
Louis has also been the resident piano player/singer at the Sheraton Hotel and the Esplanade Hotel in Perth.
His career then took him to playing piano and singing at upmarket venues such as The Sheraton Perth, Burswood Casino, Fremantle Esplanade, & various locations around Perth.
Having formed and played in 7 piece, 5 piece and 3 piece combination bands Louis has a wealth of talent and experience across all areas music and is accomplished in piano, keyboards, vocals, clarinet and sax.
Louis is currently the Musical Director & piano player in the Australian Paul Kelly Show.
Further to this Louis plays in Perth with his smaller outfits “In The Groove” and “High Society”.
Louis first love is Music and this passion comes across as he continues to inspire, teach and motivate his music students.