My Spoon/Drum Trail

2017 – Travelled to Hollywood U.S.A and was interviewed and performed on a  new television series by NBC called Little Big Shots FOREVER YOUNG hosted by Steve Harvey.

2017 – Performances / Speaker / Workshops at various events including Hopetoun School’s Bush Dance, York Show, Capel’s Retro Day, Dardanup’s Seniors Event, Blues at Bridgetown, Nannup Retreat and Bunbury’s Ted X.

2016 – Performed  then taught spoons to the 1600 audience at TEDx Sydney in The Sydney Opera House in an attempt to break the Guinness World Spoon Ensemble Record.

2016 – Performances / Speaker / Workshops at Augusta’s River Festival ,Qld’s  Woodfordia Planting Festival, Katanning Harmony Festival, COMHWA Anniversary Event plus various Aged Care facilities in W.A.

2015 / 2018 –  Drummer in the Margaret River Concert Band

2015 –   Pemberton Australia Day, Boyup Brook Country Music Festival, Women in Touch Dinner, Manjimup Truffle Kerfuffle, performance / speaker and workshops.

2015 –   Performed in Las Vegas at Mandalay Bay’s Exhibitor Live for large US company Spoon Events

2014 –   Entertained at Cowaramup town’s successful Guinness World Record for ” People Dressed as Cows.”

2014 –   Deb ” Spoons” Perry Promo Clip launched. Performed at Albany Show,Taste of Chittering, Cockburn Spring Fair, plus numerous other venues.

2014 –   Deb ” Spoons” Perry Show at Fringe World Perth is nominated for an award.

2013 —  Helped launch Melbourne Fashion Week Event.

2013 —  Performed & taught 1000 spoons at Oz Harvest’s Qantas sponsored C.E.O Cook Off in Sydney. Support act for Icehouse at this event.

2012 —  Contract with Warner Music and frequent trips to the Eastern States to perform at Corporate Events

2012 —  Viral clip shown on Ellen, invited to U.S. by Jay Leno, appeared on Sunrise and The Circle, plus many T.V & Radio interviews.

2012 —  Video Clip “Deb Spoons Perry does the Black Keys” hits 1 million views in just over 4 weeks. Filmed for Warner Music + produced by Roo Gully Productions.

2012 —  At Tamworth Country Music Festival, voted in “Top 10″ from 600 buskers in The Australian Country Music Busking Championships.

2011 —  Spoons Perry DVD produced at Roo Gully Productions, Boyup Brook.

2008 — Channel 7 Telethon.

2008 — Finalist Australia’s Got Talent

2007 onwards — Play drums  in the Manjimup Jazz Ensemble.

2003 onwards — Bridgetown Blues and Boyup Brook Country Music Festivals. Played drums and spoons with Queen of Boogie Piano, Jan Preston when in W.A.

2003 — Channel 7 Telethon

2002 — Judged Champion Spoon Player at Spoon and Harmonica World Titles.

2001 — Audience Appeal Award at Gladstone’s Harbour Festival playing spoons.

1990 — Western Australian Symphony Orchestra’s Family Christmas Concert as a Soloist and played to a 10 min piece called “Fascinating Rhythms”.

1972 – 2000 — Played spoons for family and friends and jammed with various Perth bands including Zydecats with Lucky Oceans.

1972 — Taught to play the spoons by an elderly man, Danny in The Stoned Crow Wine bar in North Fremantle when listening to a jug band, Red Rocket And the Thunderbolt Scramblers.

1966 – 1970 — Played drums in the band called “Diodes”, plus played my drums with pianists and in musicals while teaching in the country.

1962 – 1965 — Taught to play the snare drum at school and had basic kit lessons.Played a big snare drum as the school marched into assembly.

1953 — Told I was good at keeping time with the tambourine when at Kindergarten.


“She played with such dexterity the crowd were on their feet roaring for more.”

The Gold Coast Bulletin – Spoon and Harmonica World Titles review.