Singer-songwriter Darcy Hay is a lifelong Geraldton resident, and is proud to write songs about the Wheatbelt communities he’s a part of. The 28 year old fingerpicking, slide guitar and harmonica sensation has branched into the festival circuit, with appearances Nannup Music Festival, Gascoyne River Music Festival, Boyup Brook Country Music Festival, Strings Attached Guitar Festival, Nukara Music Festival and Blues For The Bush. Hay’s song ‘This Blue World Is Full Of Joy’ was a finalist in the 2020 WAM Song Of The Year awards, in the ‘Outstanding Regional’ category. Hay was also a finalist in the ‘Emerging Artist’ category at Boyup Book in 2019, the Festival Directors Award winner at Nannup 2021, and has established a touring circuit in the North of the state. He is beginning to tour throughout the South West, in tandem with the release of his EP, ‘This Blue World Is Full Of Joy’. Also a prize-winning poet, Hay recently received a Commended place at the yearly national songwriting competition held by the Songwriters, Composers And Lyricists Association for his song ‘The Old Farm Debt’. With more than 400 original songs written, a broad, everyman drawl, inimitable guitar skills and a disarmingly affable, humble stage presence, Hay is an artist on the rise in the state’s music scene.