Hailing from Bowen, in Far North Queensland, Judah made his TV debut in 2012 on Australia’s X-Factor, making it to the Top 40 Under 25 Males and then again this year into the top 40 overall.

Even at just 19 years of age, Judah is well and truly a seasoned performer with many accomplishments behind him. Over the last 5 years Judah has excelled throughout Queensland’s Country Music Festival Circuit, winning the Queensland Country Music Festival’s Champion of Champions 2010 Junior Overall Winner, and again in 2013, including Champion of Champions, which provided him the opportunity to perform at the 2014 Norfolk Island Trans-Tasman entertainer of the year awards, where he placed Runner Up.

Judah released his first EP “I Don’t Wanna Wonder” in 2012, and has spent the last 2 years playing in local venues with the band “Karma” which has proved invaluable for his live performance experience.Judah Kelly

What are your top tips for someone visiting Brisbane?

You have to visit Southbank and go for a swim in the inner city beach! Also if you want to spend a bit of money, go down into Queen Street Mall.

What’s your favourite music festival?

Tamworth Country Music Festival – music from all over the world in one town at home in Australia.

Best travel music track?

It’s a toss up between Chris Stapleton’s Traveller or Vince Gill’s album Guitar Slinger.