The Hipshooters are a band from New Zealand currently based in Brisbane, Australia.


The Hipshooters are a dynamic 3-Piece. They formed in Auckland in 1993 but have been based in Brisbane since 1998, playing all the major Australasia Blues Festivals and firmly establishing themselves on the local Australian scene. Since 1993 the band have released 3 albums.[wwww.smokecds.com wwww.smokecds.com]"

Band Members

  • Billy Williams Bass Guitar
  • Tippy (Anton Elkington) - Vocals Guitar
  • John Forbes - Drums (Australia)


  • Barry Harvey - Drums (Australia)
  • Paul Dunningham - Drums (NZ)
  • Paul Moss - Sound and Lighting (NZ)

While mainstay of the band, the members have all been in other more well known and lesser known musical groups.


  • Resident - The Pye Hi bar
  • Strawberry Fields Music Festival 1994
  • Blues Festival
  • Music by the Sea January 2006
  • Queenscliff Music Festival
  • The 13th Annual Brisbane Blues Festival Saturday, April 16 2005
  • Yagubi Festival 2001. Hervey Bay.


Date of Release Title Label Charted Country Catalog Number
Live at The Bombshelter - -
Shadowlands - -
Voodoo Love - -
Retrospect - -

Featured appearances

The group have appeared on some compilations since 1993 in both New Zealand and Australia. The following is a list of these albums that have featured tracks by the Hipshooters.


Year Single Album NZ Singles Chart Certification
"Hiplicity" Live at The Bombshelter - -
"Introduce Yourself" Shadowlands - -
"New York" Voodoo Love - -


Books - John Dix - 'Stranded In Paradise' (Paradise Publications 1988 )


Strawberry Fields Music Festival, commissioned live footage.

See also

Strawberry Fields Music Festival

External References

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