Wed 05 Jun

Mike Puru shines at Golden Guitar Awards

"singing with him in front of 1000 people and a backing band was such an awesome moment I’ll never forget"


Mike Puru, our very own Essential Talent star and charismatic MC, delivered a show-stopping moment at this year's Golden Guitar Awards in Tamworth. The crowd was buzzing as Mike took to the stage for a surprise duet of "Country Roads." Known for his work on TV and radio, Mike showcased his singing talent alongside a prominent country music star, making it a night to remember.

"Country Roads" holds a special place in Mike's heart, reminding him of family gatherings and road trips. His genuine connection to the song was clear, and the audience couldn’t help but clap and sing along. Social media lit up with praise for his unexpected performance, highlighting his versatility and passion.


Mike told Essential Talent "I auditioned for the Gold Guitars in 1992 with this song - Zac knew this and then ambushed me on stage making me do a duet - it all came flooding back and i absolutely loved it - singing with him in front of 1000 people and a backing band was such an awesome moment I’ll never forget"

Mike's appearance at the Golden Guitar Awards adds another highlight to his diverse career. As one of Essential Talent's standout personalities, he continues to inspire and entertain. Fans are eagerly anticipating what he’ll do next. Stay tuned for more updates on Mike’s adventures and performances!

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