Artist info


Indie, Roots

band members

Calvano - vocals, guitar, keys Bakesy - Bass Matty - Fiddle Jase - Guitar


Anyone we have met on our journey


Formerly known as Buddha in a Chocolate Box

A five-piece rare alternative/folk outfit, sticking to their southern stomp roots. Their journey is to develop and spread an Australian folk/roots sound, never to be pigeon holed. Fueled by fiddle and strong rhythm their music is bound to invoke!
An exciting year looms for The Settlement in 2015, with constant festival gigging and the release of their debut album.

What's to come in 2015

New film clip 'The Feast' to be released

New Single - 'Stomp'

Debut Album

Media Highlights

Newest single “My Desiree” reached No.1 on Triple J Unearthed charts
'The Feast' & 'My Desiree' received spins on Triple J
Debuted No. 1 on Triple J Unearthed charts with “She Feels Like Home”
Finished 2nd in Guinness Live Nationals (Australia)
Film clip of single “We’re on our Way” produced by ABC (won through Triple J Unearthed) has been aired on RAGE

Played Festivals

Caloundra Music Festival 2015
Gympie Music Muster 2015
Perisher Music Festival 2015
Folk By The Sea 2015
Illawarra Folk Festival 2016
Queenscliff Music Festival 2013
Port Fairy Folk Festival 2014
Moomba 2015
Djerriwarrh Festival 2014
Maldon Folk Festival 2013 & 2014
Ballarat Beer Festival 2015
Nightjar Festival 2015
Wunta Festival 2014
Grampians Grape Escape Festival 2012, 2013 & 2015
Dunkeld Mosaic Festival
Andersons Mill Festival 2015
Kangaroo Island Festival 2013
Higher Ground 2 & 4

Some of our played/regular venues
Leftys Old Time Music Hall (Brisbane), Sooki Lounge (Belgrave), Cherry Bar (Melb), The Annadale (Sydney), Beach Hotel (Byron), Sonny’s House of Blues (Brisbane), Queen Street Mall (Brisbane) Star of the West (Port Fairy), Hi Fi Bar (Melb), The Espy (St. Kilda), Yah Yahs (Melb), Spotted Mallard (Melb), Foresters Beer & Music Hall (Melb), The Loft (Warrnambool), The Vineyard (St. Kilda), Grumpys (Melbourne), Whalers (Warrnambool), Gaelic Club (Sydney), PJ Obrien’s (Melbourne), Stump (Port Fairy), Robe Hotel (Robe), The Coolangatta Hotel (Coolangatta), Lambys (Geelong)


Reviewed by Sarah Howells Sarah Howells

13 Feb 2014

Triple J

Nice rolling roots tune...

Nice rolling roots tune...


Reviewed by Dave Ruby Howe Dave Ruby ...

12 Feb 2014

Triple J

Solid folk with a stirring vibe to it.

Solid folk with a stirring vibe to it.


Harrison S...

20 Jul 2015


Another ripper boys

Another ripper boys