Described by the US National Council for the Traditional Arts as Americas foremost harmonica virtuoso, Phil Wiggins returns to Australia to tour the East coast with Backsliders guitarist and vocalist Dom Turner, licking-off with a stint at the Blue Mountains Folk Festival and ending with Bluesfest in Byron Bay.
Phil toured Australia extensively in the 1990's as part of the Piedmont Blues duo Cephas & Wiggins tours that are now legendary in the minds of Australian blues enthusiasts. In June 2014 Phil and Dom performed a critically acclaimed series of East Coast USA concerts, their first formal collaboration and included a set-list packed with Piedmont, Delta, and Hill Country blues.
In October 2014 Phil was invited to the Great Southern Blues and Rockabilly Festival in Narooma NSW to perform with Dom in their first Australian concert together. Now is your chance to see the pair in a beautiful intimate space at Lizotte’s on Friday, September 20. For tickets and more information visit www.lizottes.com.au
IN THE AIR TONIGHT
The Songs of Phil Collins
On the back of the success of their Alanis Morissette show, The Rumour is proud to present their newest project, celebrating the hits of global superstar Phil Collins. Featuring a fantastic line up of some of Newcastle's finest singers: Anyerin Drury, Karyn Raftery, Marissa Saroca, Dan Wilson and Marty Worrall and joined by an incredible band at Lizotte's on Friday, September 27.
Phil Collins has sold an estimated 150 million records worldwide – making him one of the world's best-selling artists. His achievements include 8x Grammy Awards, 1x Academy Award, 3x American Music Awards, 6x Brit Awards, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, induction into the Songwriters Hall of Fame and induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, as a member of Genesis. For tickets and more information visit www.lizottes.com.au