Singer/Songwriters Chris Fisher and Marcelle Townsend-Cross create a special vocal harmony & presence performing masterful arrangements of popular songs and emotive & evocative originals. Monkey & the Fish resonate definably Australian sounds and appeal to a wide range of audiences. 

Beautiful guitar, magic song craft.

Monkey & the Fish are a popular festival act and also a regular at venues around Northern NSW Australia. 













Catchy Originals & Classic Covers

Popular long time Lismore duo Chris Fisher and Marcelle Townsend–Cross create a special vocal harmony & presence. Joined by the experienced rhythm section of Dan Crandon (drums) and George Urbaszek  (bass) Monkey & the Fish Band delivers tight grooves and powerful arrangements.

Upbeat original material is played amongst versions of tunes by Paul Kelly, Crowded House, Bernard Fanning, Goanna, Tracey Chapman, Green Day, The Church, The Police, John Mayer, The Black Sorrows, and more.


A truly great example of top musicianship and home grown creativity. Monkey & the Fish Band have a wide appeal with a diverse repertoire with oz rock, blues, reggae, and country Influences. Sets are balanced to suit venue and crowd.

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Monkey & the Fish