Performing regularly at festivals around the state has won SAFARI MOTEL a large and loyal following.  Their mix of feel-good, high energy, original funk and soulful blues groove has earned them a place in the thriving Melbourne music scene as one of its most sought after live acts.  Sunday January 17 Safari Motel make their Sunday Soultrain Debut at Davey’s… home of the coolest Blues, Soul and Rock’nRoll this Summer.

Safari siren Nicole Nehemia delivers a dynamic performance with full support from a first class rhythm section in Jason Nehill on bass with drummer Neil Richardson, guitarist Dean James and ‘Wonder Brass’ Nicholas Pearce adding sax appeal.  Nicole’s melting pot of gospel grooves, heart-felt funk, deep souled, rhythm and blues define her charismatic versatility across the spectrum.

Gaining industry recognition as finalists in the MBAS International Blues Challenge and having their first album debut in the top 30 on the Australian Blues and Roots Airplay Chart, SAFARI MOTEL are certainly an act on the rise.

Based in Melbourne, Safari Motel perform at many of the leading live music venues around town and regularly feature at many of our major music festivals around the state including Motor City Music Festival, Echuca Winter Blues, Wangaratta Jazz Festival, the iconic Queenscliff Blues Train….and up next, Nicole and her Safari crew take on the Soultrain.

Join Safari Motel on January 17 as part of Sunday Soultrain, Daveys Hotel in Frankston.  Sunday Soultrain is presented ‘Live & Free’ each week from 3pm and is family friendly. For more details find Sunday Soultrain on Facebook or visit

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