Travelling Troubadours in the time honoured tradition.

Two Tears in a Bucket  travel Australia 

bringing songs of life in all its guts and glory.

Dragged from the Gutter, Soaked in moonshine, Rooted in tradition

On Stage Nathan Slyde Petersen tears it up on Dobro, Guitar and Banjo while

Michelle Fitness keeps a rock solid rhythm on guitar and stomp box....add to that two mighty vocals and some of Australia's best songwriting skills and you have.. 



From the very first moment Nathan Slyde Petersen and Michelle Fitness met on stage at a jam they knew they had something special together. Intuitively they blend to make magic musical moments, playing off each other with a depth of understanding to match any of the great music partnerships.

Over the last 3  years they have played and toured from Central Queensland to Central Victoria. .


In 2017 they recorded their "Debut EP" at Old Dog Studios in Corndale, NSW.

Nathan Petersen is a journeyman songwriter. His street kid punk roots blend with his respect and understanding of traditional blues and roots, add to this an astounding talent for the slide guitar and a growing talent for many other stringed instruments and you have the makings of an upcoming great Australian street poet / songsmith……Nathan sings and writes about what he knows best….surviving on the edge and having a damn fine time doing it

Michelle Fitness is a songbird story teller, who can get inside the lyrics to bring out an interpretation straight from her own soul…..from gutsy to fragile, Michelle can conjure the full range of human emotion with a mighty vocal talent.

Michelle has a long and versatile history on the Australian regional music scene playing every genre imaginable...

“I love  well written songs with good words that  have an authenticity to them, no matter the genre, just a true mirror of the archetypal human soul, from ballsy to broken”.

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