Duck ’n’ Cover

Corporate Party Band

A highly charged, infectious and charismatic party band, Duck'n'Cover delight audiences with their versatility, musicianship and ability to entertain.  Ideal for conferences, dinners, product launches and parties, Duck'n'Cover present a mixture of the best tunes from across the decades.

A six piece band with extensive live performance experience, Duck'n'Cover are professionally trained graduate and degree students from The Australian Institute of Music, which is renowned for its outstanding record in producing highly talented and successful graduates.

Duck'n'Cover's numerous band members credits include James Taylor, Jewel, Shirley Bassey, Masters Apprentices and BB King to name but a few.   The band also holds a weekly residency at the Monkey Bar, Balmain, which they have had for over two years.

Duck'n'Cover's band members are: Jason Thornton (Saxophone), Stephen Jarrett (Lead Vocals/Percussion), Sarah Carnege (Lead Vocals/Acoustic Guitar), Nick Weaver (Bass), David Zappia (Drums) and Chris Jones (Lead Guitar).

Perfect for public or private functions, Duck'n'Cover's unique ability to connect with audiences coupled with their versatility and ability to entertain, leaves audiences wanting more. 

Dance Music includes:

  • I Believe In Miracles (You Sexy Thing)
  • Abba Melody
  • Brown Eyed Girl
  • Celebration
  • Earth Wind & Fire Melody
  • Lady Marmalade
  • Love Shack
  • Michael Jackson/Jackson 5 Melody
  • Nutbush
  • La Freak
  • Wonderwall

Vocal Cocktail/Dinner Music includes:

  • Ain't No Sunshine
  • Fly Me To The Moon
  • Grapevine
  • If I Ain't Got You
  • Kiss From A Rose
  • Natural Woman
  • Son Of A Preacher Man

Instrumental Cocktail/Dinner Music includes:

  • 500 Miles High
  • Funky Chicken
  • Song For My Father
  • Autumn Leaves
  • Mercy Mercy Mercy
  • So What

Client testimonials

A ripper of a performance from Duck and Cover for our 2010 Christmas Party. The song selection suited everyone from all ages. I definitely will be contacting you next year for a follow up performance. See you in 2011


On behalf of the Darwin Star Ball Committee and all our supporters, a big thank you to Duck & Cover for entertaining our guests all night long at the annual Darwin Star Ball - the feedback has been incredibly positive and the dancing most enjoyable. Duck & Cover, you have been a pleasure to work with and most accommodating to our needs fitting in perfectly with our Star Studio disco theme! Thank you!

Starlight Children's Foundation

I can't thank you and everyone from Duck and Cover enough for helping to make the Wild Desert 'Rebuilding Dreams Gala Dinner' such a huge success.The band was so completely professional in the way they handled themselves.So many people loved the jazz element during the dinner set and were amazed at your versatility when you rocked the rest of the night away.

Wild Desert Oil & Gas Field Services

Their talent as a band and musical dynamics are guaranteed to have the crowd up and dancing, singing on the tops of their voices and always leaving with huge smiles on their faces. Their mix of covers ranging from the 60's to the current hit list has them a favorite with any age group.

City of Sydney

Thank you once again for an amazing performance on Friday night. You and the band are incredible and the packed dance floor was a testament to you. Thank you for your support and I look forward to working with you in the future.

Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF)

Thank you for performing at our Christmas Party last Friday. From the feedback I have received everyone had a blast and thoroughly enjoyed the band. Thank you so much for an awesome night!!

Nutricia Advanced Medical Nutrition