Sunday, May 9, 2021

JIM MOGINIE & THE FAMILY DOG

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Reserved Seating $35 +bf

$35 @ The Door (If still available, check with venue)

Details

Jim Moginie (Midnight Oil) founded The Family Dog to promote his first solo album‘ Alas Folkloric’. They went on to perform and tour together only sporadically. In May 2021, The Family Dog is back, hitting the road and showcasing songs and tunes from their 2019 album ‘Bark Overtures,’ recorded live at Oceanic Studio and released by Sony Music Australia on CD and vinyl and Orchard digitally worldwide. 'There's a great blend of surf sounds, psychedelic indulgences and good old fashioned groove. It's a diverse, rollicking album" Sydney Morning Herald ‘Beautifully performed….contains great energy’ PS News ‘There were no prisoners taken from the start, and the whole gig was very personal, intimate – and most of all – fun. The tunes were pumping.’ Blank, Gold Coast The Family Dog is Jim, guitarist Kent Steedman and drummer Paul Lough head from Northern Beaches alt rockers The Celibate Rifles, Kent also plays with Radio KSG and Modern Gong Ritual, Paul with The Aints and the New Christs. Also joining the ranks is multi instrumentalist Tim Kevin from La Huva, Exiles, Youth Group and his successful record production roster. Live this line up is all about dynamics, travelling from a whisper to a scream, from rock blitzkrieg to dreamy soundscapes in a moment. Jim Moginie’s contribution to Midnight Oil is as a co-founder, songwriter, musician and vocalist pioneered new ground, inflamed passions and challenged social justice and environmental concepts. Fresh off the band’s 2021’s Makaratta Live tour, Moginie has picked up some of his own projects, including touring/recording two albums with The Break, a surf/space/rock themed outfit whose members are ex-Midnight Oil, Violent Femmes and Hunters & Collectors; his folk bands Shameless Seamus and The Tullamore Dews and The Tinkers; and avantgarde ensemble, The Electric Guitar Orchestra. Jim sometimes tours as guest guitarist with the Australian Chamber Orchestra. He has recorded 2 solo albums. Alas Folkloric and No Vans Mary and 3 ep’s, Under The Motherland Flag, Perpetua and Armies Of The Heart. He has recorded and produced music with such luminaries as Neil Finn, Sarah Blasko, silverchair, Kasey and Bill Chambers, Backsliders, End of Fashion, The Sleepy Jackson, Lyn Bowtell, Leah Flanagan, End of Fashion and The Living End.

Lineup

Doors Open @ 2.30pm

Showtime @ 3pm

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