Tony was born and raised in the city of Brisbane Austraila. Tony has always been a country boy at heart and further more grew up listening to Country Music and Old Rock 'n Roll. At the age of 13 Tony took up Piano lessons and has never looked back since. He played for his own enjoyment at home until being introduced to Country Music Clubs in Brisbanes North at the age of 18. It was at this time Tony began backing other artists and became the resident Piano player for other entertainers.
Tony has always had a love for the sound of the Pedal Steel Guitar and at the age of 24 purchased his first Pedal Steel Guitar from Texas in the United States. The sight and sound of the Guitar never fails to draw attention as there are not too many Steel Guitarists still circulating in Australia.
Now an Accomplished piano player and Pedal steel player Tony is a versatile musician who combines dynamic vocals to capture and entertain with passion and polish. His repertoire includes songs from the Hank Williams era to moder day Adam Brand and Lee Kernaghan and everything in between. Tony also enjoys performing Rock 'n Roll classics, Easy Listening Music and has been enjoying working recently along side renown entertainer John McSweeney and New Zealand Golden Guitar winner Noel Parlane.
Other entertainers that Tony has worked with include Michael King, Shorty Ranger, Samson James, Reg Poole Evelyn Bury and the The Kelly Gang.
There is the ever increasing demands for his music at parties, Weddings and other social functions. In addition to his own music career, Tony also supports and assists many other performers providing backing music both in live shows and through session work and recordings.
Tony has recorded a number of songs which are included on comilation albums and his won album titled "I'm Lost in My World Without You".
As previously mentioned Tony is versatile and this is also reflected by the way he can adapt to working as a solo act or with a full band. Should anyone require live entertainment for any type of function or event your will not be disappointed with Tony Wagner whether he entertains as a solo, duo or with a full band.