Becks Wright and Michael Murphy Duo or Band – young, hip, high energy and experienced
A covers duo that can extend to a five piece band. They are based in Auckland, New Zealand. Having spent their adult lives as professional singers and entertainers they are now veterans of the New Zealand entertainment industry. However, this experience combines with youthful enthusiasm and passion every time they step on stage, creating an electric and professional stage show night after night.
Pop Duo Becks and Michael
Rebecca Wright AKA Becks Wright
Becks has performed in Musical Theatre. Her roles include the lead of Eva Peron in Hamilton Operatic Society’s production of ‘Evita’. She was the title role of ‘Cinderella’ and ‘Mimi’ in ‘Rent’. She learned to roller skate as the lead in Starlight Express NZ Arena Tour. Other credits include the lead role in ‘Amour Fantastique’. She has featured in both Coca Cola Christmas In The Park and Symphony Under The Stars, was a finalist in NZ Idol back in 2006. She even held the Guinness World Record for Singing Upside Down.
As a runner up in NZ Idol, Michael Murphy signed to SonyBMG Records in 2004. His first single debuted at number 1. His debut album ‘No Place To Land’ earned him gold status. Michael, later formed rock band 5Star Fallout and spent the next four years touring through New Zealand, USA and UK. Michael played the role of ‘Roger’ alongside Becks in ‘Rent’ and also ‘Kenickie’ in the sold out season of ‘Grease’ at Christchurch’s Court Theatre. He has starred in Coca Cola Christmas In The Park and has recently formed rock band Written By Wolves.
Michael can rap, sing heavy rock as well as perform nostalgia ballads, duos and old school dance music, R & B, classic and current. He bring high energy, a savvy repertoire, young but very experienced.
Available as a duo, but can perform with their larger lineup for bigger stages and events. Clips below have live sound: