President Street are Melbourne and Perth based pop-fusion duo Ruby and Pete who've taken the UK by storm and are now breaking Australia. Named after the street Pete grew up on in Perth, their music is influenced by their versatile musical upbringings from pop to RnB to rock. Frontwoman Ruby's honey-toned vocals, Pete's multi-instrumentalism and the duo's combined songwriting and production balance lyrical vulnerability and strength with infectious beats and hook filled pop melodies.
The duo have had 3 songs smash the Top 10 Official UK Music Week Charts and released 2 EPs. 2022 saw them complete a highly acclaimed national UK tour across the esteemed O2 Theatres in support of pop-rock-soul icon Roachford as well as tour dates in Germany.
With extensive radio coverage of over 130 stations across the UK they were also featured artists on the prestigious music program BBC The Beat. Coupled with strong club support and wide coverage in numerous influential lifestyle and music mags such as Wonderland, Rollacoaster and Headliner as well as UK's Daily Express and The Irish Post newspapers; the duo have been dubbed as "the ones to watch" by numerous music curators.
Following from success in the UK, President Street are turning their eyes to their home country after their 2023 Australian debut release of their cover single “She Drives Me Crazy”. With national radio support by iHeartRadio, ARN (KIIS FM) and ACE to name just a few, including for their follow up single "Something to Believe", they’ve made their presence known in Oz as well.
With an engaging and energetic live show that showcases their unique sound and musicality, their eclectic sets deliver a full sound with Ruby on vocals and an electronic drum pad, Pete on loop pedals, keyboards, percussion and acoustic guitar plus an electric guitarist.
Critics and reviewers describe that their live show "promises to be nothing short of magic"(Wonderland) with "a vibrant and entertaining performance... the songs are perfect to a stretch" (Daily Express) and "they're clearly headed for big things with an accomplished and versatile range of catchy numbers" (Bristol Post).
The duo showcase their musical diversity writing their songs together as well as recording and co-producing in England with the legendary Ash Howes (Kylie, 5SOS, One Direction, Ellie Goulding) and John Reynolds (Sinead O'Connor, U2, The Corrs, Damien Dempsey).
President Street have shown they are definitely the full package with their songwriting and live shows that are fit for intimate to large venues and theatres. It’s definitely time for Aussie music fans to take a stroll down President Street and see what the fuss is all about while they're back home.
WHAT THE CRITICS SAY
It's your favourite neighbours from President Street!
Pop-fusion collective, President Street, have enamoured listeners worldwide with their unique sound and contemporary musicality.
The Down Under wonders are certainly ones to watch!
The brilliance that is alt-pop duo President Street. Start keeping up now, or forever be left behind.
President Street's energising sound... each show promises to be nothing short of magic.
The unforgettable pop duo President Street... soaring vocals and fresh beats, their sound is effortlessly captivating and uplifting, and it's been making waves all across the UK.
Well worth seeing! A largely up tempo set that kept a wanting crowd more than happy... Singer Ruby with her slick sexy moves and beautiful rasp-laden voice blended perfectly with the even slicker keyboards and bongos of partner in crime Pete... they delivered a vibrant and entertaining performance... the songs are perfect to stretch. The Down Under wonders are certainly ones to watch"
If you like your music to be spirited and breezy with a dash of electro-pop, this lot will be right up your street... Tonight's gig mixed old and new... quality of the songs, Pete's multitasking and Ruby's soaring voice and sparkling stage presence deliver a compelling performance that is sure to impress...
MUSIC OF THE FUTURE
I'm not going to lie I’ve been waiting to watch President Street for a long time now after supporting their music for over five years and it was a show that will be remembered that had so much love and passion that shined through their performance.
As soon as the Australian duo’s stepped on the stage, the audience could feel how excited they were to be back. The ever-so glamorous Ruby did not hesitate to make a statement. Her gold sequin dress was showstopping alongside other half of President Street, the multi-instrumentalist Pete who was charming as ever. Watching their collaborative chemistry, anyone coming to their show... are in for a treat.
MUSIC OF THE FUTURE
"A killer show... Ruby's vocals ignited in perfect harmony that you instantly stood in your place, in complete awe - flawless vocals and performance that you won’t hear from many. With Pete on keys, djembe, and guitar (acoustic), he absolutely lit the crowd up."
THE BRISTOL POST
An Australian duo bearing a striking resemblance to Sophie Ellis-Bextor backed by Jeff Goldblum. They're clearly headed for big things with an accomplished and versatile range of catchy numbers from synth dance and Get Luckyesque disco to drum 'n' bass and acoustic guitar
WHAT THE CRITICS SAY
The fabulous pop-fusion band President Street, with their unique brand of hook-filled melodies translated into a beautiful acoustic set. Led by Ruby’s stunning vocals... President Street have cemented their place not only as a band capable of reaching the top 5 in the Club charts, but also as a band who can hold their own without the bells and whistles, with just a couple of guitars and Ruby’s voice - and are equally breathtaking in both scenarios.
We were lucky enough to catch the genre-defying President Street at their live acoustic set at The Bedford! it’s impossible not to realise upon seeing them live, that they are just bringing something entirely new to the table. President Street... completely stole the show. Ruby’s soaring vocals truly take centre stage...Their music is undeniably catchy with infectious hooks
President Street takes to the stage like true professionals, with Ruby’s honey-like vocals swelling in the cosy space. It’s the perfect setting for an intimate sit-down gig... we are drawn further and further into the mystical and sultry tones of President Street. This is where President Street really shines – writing hooks of pure pop which translate well from their expertly crafted production-laden single release to a stripped back, acoustic performance.