Kissing the Flint, Leah Chynoweth-Tidy

Leah was on stage, at




Vocalist and Guitarist 

A soundbite of her vocal performance ultimately made it onto the RocKwiz official DVD.

Leah Chynoweth-Tidy started performing regularly on vocal and guitar in 2012 around the Discovery Coast at Captain Creek and Baffle Creek music jams, as joining the Agnes Water Social Ukulele Musicians (AWSUM). One of her greatest musical experiences to date has been rocking out on stage with the RocKwiz orchestra in Gladstone as part of their first ever National Tour in 2010.

Listen to Leah on SoundCloud here: 

To ‘kiss the flint’ is ‘to cause a spark, to start a fire’. That’s music

“Sparking emotion, communication, passion, and joy.” That’s Leah

Local 4-piece Bands

Until the end of 2014, Leah fronted local 4-piece bands ded@27 and Cosmic String Theory at events and venues such as Australia Day, Agnes Water Blues & Roots Festival, 1770 Captain Cook Festival, Agnes Water Tavern, Kahuna’s Bar & Grill, 1770 Getaway, the Gladstone Yacht Club as well as Halloween, Oktoberfest and New Year’s gigs at the Captain Creek Sports & Recreation Club.

Both bands also made it into the final 6 for the Wide Bay Region in the inaugural ABC Exhumed TV Show competition in 2014.

Listen on Sound Cloud to Cosmic String Theory singing Somebody that I used to know

Listen on Sound Cloud to ded@27 singing You know I’m no Good

Overcoming work commitments and geographic relocation: Leah’s hiatus ended

Leah started performing at the beginning of 2015 under the banner Kissing The Flint, either solo or bringing in other musicians for a bigger sound, depending on the event or venue

You missed seeing Leah at Australia Day 1770, the Agnes Blues Roots & Rock Festival, 1770 Festival and Beach Arts Music Tannum Sands.

creative people places australia

The ‘Foot Steps and Foot Prints’ cultural history project, focussing on the Discovery Coast, updates can be viewed @ website. Professional and amateur artists are being contacted to share their creativity and stories.