Experience the music that defined moments and gave baby boomers and the world the best music ever, live on stage!
Highlighting the music of Dylan, Cohen, Waits, Morrison, Petty, Segar, Cave, Cash, Mellencamp and so many more, this concert will reunite or introduce you to artists and music that will never be forgotten!
Delivering the music and tales is a cast of contented talented and happy musicians who have had thousands of hours of experience with a variety of national and international productions under their sometimes angry old selves!
Get ready to be taken on a trip down memory lane that has no artificial additions and is drug free! It’s pure, organic and simply great rock and roll.
From the writer and producer of Pearl – The Janis Joplin Story, the performance promises to deliver some of the greatest – and angriest – music ever made by the singers and songwriters who will never be forgotten.
The Songs and Tales of Angry Old Men features more than 20 great songs interwoven with tales that reveal surprising and unknown stories behind the music. Audiences can expect music from legendary artists including Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen, Tom Waits, Jim Morrison, Nick Cave, Johnny Cash, John Mellencamp and many more.
Dates & Times:
Friday 6 October at 7:30pm
JEREMY EDWARDS – Music director, guitarist, vocals
Jeremy Edwards has produced, recorded and played on multiple albums for Australian roots, folk and blues artists, and fronted his own MusicOz award-winning original country and roots-rock act Dust Radio. Jeremy has written, toured and recorded with The Voice winner Karise Eden, written and performed with six-time Golden Guitar nominee Aleyce Simmonds, supported American blues legends Charlie Musselwhite and John Hammond Jnr, and played countless shows and major festivals across Australia. He is also the music director, guitarist and vocalist for Pearl – The Janis Joplin Story.
MATT ROSS – guitar, vocals
Matt Ross started his musical career playing in the guitar scene in the late 80s/early 90s with the band Beachhead and musicians including Harry Brus from the Renee Geyer Band and Matt Dwyer from the Bondi Cigars. Matthew’s expertise in guitar playing led him to forge a career in blues, soul and country music. He continues to play with leading blues and roots artists including Alison Penny, PJ O’Brien, Liza Ohlback, Harry Brus and Mitch Anderson.
WAYNE ‘KILLER’ KELLETT – bass, vocals
Wayne “Killer” Kellett started playing the bass in 1971 and has just about mastered all four strings! A long-term cohort of Kevin Bennett and bands including Emu, The Daylights, The Honeymoon and currently The Flood (Golden Guitar Winners), he is also a member of Concord Joe and has toured with Ol’55 and The Rolling Clones. Regarded as one of the country’s premier bassists, Killer brings groove and soul to all the acts he performs with on his beloved 1963 Fender Bass.
DI SOLOMON – keys, vocals
Di Solomon started her musical life at a very young age, with her two sisters who could also sing and play piano and guitar. Since then she has been in many productions, shows, and dance bands – covering just about every style of music including 40s big band swing, 50s and 60s, as well as many studio sessions for TV commercials and original composers. Di is also a prolific solo cabaret performer with multiple solo piano and vocal gigs under her belt.
GEORGE BRUGMANS – drums
George Brugmans has been involved in the blues and roots music scene for most of his playing life. George has spent much of his time playing and recording with Jeremy Edwards and the Dust Radio Band, the Ray Beadle Band and the Toni Swain Band. He also gigs with Robert Susz, Illya Szwec, Pat Powell, Roy Payne and Stephanie Marchant. Managing a recording studio also keeps George busy, collaborating with other artists and their projects.