Australian guitar fans were abuzz a while back with the news that Gary Clark Jr was heading Down Under for the first time in his fledgling career, and now they have even more reasons to be excited!
The ultra-hip performer has already been announced as part of the stellar Big Day Out 2013 line-up, but now fans will have the chance to see the budding bluesman up close and personal in newly-announced intimate headlining shows in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. If rave reviews from around the globe are to be believed then this is an artist who has to be seen in the flesh to really grasp the magnitude of his abilities, and now Australian fans have a range of opportunities to see him in action up and down the east coast.
The young man from the music mecca of Austin, Texas has been stunning fans, pundits and musicians alike in recent times, displaying his prodigious axe talents onstage alongside names such as Mick Jagger, Eric Clapton, Buddy Guy and Ronnie Wood, fusing blues and rock’n’roll in a seamless and authentic manner that suggests that one day his name too shall be uttered amidst the echelons of such musical icons.
So if you like your music innovative, classic-sounding and loud get along and find out just why the whole world is falling for the virtuosic six-string skills of Gary Clark Jr – be amongst the first in the country to board this runaway train. Whether you see him from among the festival throngs or at venues along with the curious and already converted, just make sure that Gary Clark Jr is one of the first things you check out in 2013 – he might just be your new favourite guitar hero…
“This singer-guitarist may be the next Hendrix… churning his distorted strings into a euphoric moment of psychedelia.” The New York Times
“Clark seems capable of making his guitar express more emotions than the human body can muster.” The Boston Globe
“Laidback but limelight ready.” MTV
Tickets on sale now!
|19/01/13||Sydney, NSW||Factory Theatre|
Admission: $33 + BF.
With Special Guests.
Tickets available from Love Police and Factory Theatre. *SOLD OUT*
|22/01/13||Melbourne, VIC||The Corner Hotel|
Admission: $33 + BF.
With The Murlocs and Fraser A. Gorman (solo).
Tickets available from Love Police, Corner Hotel or by phone 03 9427 9198. *SOLD OUT*