Jacob Ridgeway

Jacob was born & bred in Port Stephens/Newcastle NSW & is of First Nations (Worimi & Kamilaroi) descent. He is a 2016 graduate of the National Aboriginal Centre of Performing Arts (ACPA) in Brisbane.
2014 seen Jacob selected to sing “My Island Home” with the backing of the QPAC choir, William Barton & Indigenous Dance Groups for the climax of the G20 opening.
Jacob is a Country/Soul artist & cites his musical inspirations as Troy Cassar-Daley, Keith Urban, Rascal Flatts, Justin Timberlake & Boyz II Men. He is also inspired by songwriters such as Babyface, Ryan Tedder, Claude Kelly & Hillary Lindsay amongst other inspirations. Jacob’s works are from his life experiences, observations & his love of the great outdoors.