An exciting entertainment agency with a difference.

Eurostar Entertainment is an exciting Australian entertainment agency, focused on bringing some of the very best entertainment from around the globe to Australia. Having recently acquired Funnell Entertainment, we are bringing a new and different flavour to the entertainment scene for clubs and hotels, private functions, festivals and major outdoor and industry calendar events.

As well as international talent, the agency represents and supports talented local and national artists. Based in Canberra, Australia, our aim is to provide the very best of live music both locally and internationally.

Our team


Joe Teixeira

Joe Teixeira brings a wealth of experience and industry know-how to the agency, having worked as an Entertainment Manager for over 15 years. He has had the privilege of working with many local, national and international artists from around the world including:

Kasey Chambers // Troy Cassar-Daley // Lee Kernaghan // Marcia Hines // Russell Morris // The Black Sorrows // The McClymonts // Arj Barker // Peter Powers // Miro Freitas // The Pointer Sisters // The Vlilage People // Belinda Carlisle // Hot Chocolate // Justice Crew // 10CC // Ron Moss // Sydney Hotshots // Manpower Australia // The Wiggles // The Legacy Tour Michael Jackson

Joe is excited to take the next phase of Eurostar Entertainment forward with the acquisition of Funnell Entertainment from Andrew Rickard in January 2024.


Andrew Rickard

Andrew purchased Funnell Entertainment in July 2017, continuing a 40 year legacy built by industry stalwart Peter Funnell, with a view to fulfilling his lifelong passion for music. Andrew knows the Canberra music scene. In addition to performing with various bands for many years, off-stage Andrew also operated as a booking agent for bands and venues.

Andrew continues to be involved in the new Eurostar Entertainment and will be a key part of the transition. You will also find him providing the production and AV for Eurostar Entertainment's visiting international artists, so stay tuned!


Tara Nichols

Tara is the brains behind TL Creative, a Canberra marketing agency passionate about helping individuals and small to medium businesses build their brand. With 10+ years experience in marketing and communications working for top cultural institutions including the National Archives of Australia and the National Library of Australia, Tara is also a professional singer and entertainment professional with an insider’s view of the industry. When she’s not building a website, creating social media content for a client or designing something, you’ll find her belting out tunes with Canberra’s top corporate show band Smooth Ops, performing in her duo or moonlighting as a lead vocalist with other bands. Her skills and experience extend across many areas including branding, copywriting, advertising and media booking, marketing strategy, digital marketing and social media.


Helen Rimanic

Helen has been involved in entertainment for many years, in particular in the amateur theatre scene. As well as this, Helen has enjoyed a long career in the fashion industry as a model. These days, her main focus is her work as a marriage celebrant, and now through her long friendship with Joe Teixeira she is coming on board as the bookings manager for Eurostar Entertainment.