James Thomson – HIGHWAY NIGHTS TOUR

February & March 2016

Following the success of their Spring 2015 tour, James Thomson is joined by The Strange Pilgrims; with Craig Rattray on bass, Jason Lowe on steel/lead guitar and Tim Burns (ex-Perry Keyes) on drums. The Highway Nights tour will take the band to new cities and towns along the East coast from Brisbane to Melbourne, kicking off on Friday February 12th at The Rails, Byron Bay.

Jamie & Sophie Hutchings @ CAMELOT LOUNGE 27 Aug

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“Jamie Hutchings’ art has an air of authority and purpose, a sense of space that is quintessentially his.” – Mess and Noise

After a very successful run of shows as part of his ‘Careering Through The Wilderness 1995 – 2015’ tour (which culminated in a full house for his Sydney show), Jamie Hutchings returns to The Camelot Lounge in solo  mode on Thursday August 27th. 

For long-term fans of the Australian independent music scene, Hutchings has been a constant high quality fixture. He fronted Sydney group Bluebottle Kiss throughout the ‘90’s and ‘00’s, his acclaimed solo work has been both stark and adventurous, whilst in recent times, his new group Infinity Broke have blended hypnotic, pummelling rhythms with barbed wire guitar and have proven to be a sonic feast for lovers of raw experimental rock. They recently released their second album Before Before.

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Joining Jamie as special guest is none other than his younger sister – pianist/composer Sophie Hutchings. This marks the first show the siblings have played together in a number of years. Joining her will be cellist Peter Hollo (Fourplay, Raven) for a stirring set of improvisational pieces.

Hutchings has prompted much critical praise worldwide, with MOJO Magazine declaring her work as “stirring, vigorous,[and] grandly melodic”.