Known as the “rock, reggae juggernauts, creating waves of hype around the coast...” Mantis Empire is your good time band, with their undeniable ability to break ice and build vibes.
In June 2018 the Sunshine Coast based group released their debut album Spread the Word. With this wind in their sails the band entered and won Passport to Airlie. Where Mantis Empire proceeded to play their way through multiple live sets, which in no time had developed in them a tightness and an easy frivolity that when they performed at Airlie Beach Festival of Music punters were wowed with their high-spirited sets.
“Shadows style guitar work and more than just a bit of Santana thrown in, this music made for some perfect festival vibes”