- "SECRET COUNTRY" (B.Gallagher)/Karma County
Alberts welcomes Brendan Gallagher
Posted on 8 Feb 2012
Alberts are thrilled to announce that they will be representing music all rounder Brendan Gallagher’s works world-wide.
Brendan is best known as singer/songwriter with Karma County. Since 1995 the band have released six albums and toured around Australia and the world. His debut solo album On Eve St was one of the top 25 albums for the Australian Music Prize 2006. In 2009 he followed up with his second solo album Tooraloo & Tender.
Brendan has produced over twenty albums, including two ARIA award winners - Jimmy Little’s instant Australian classic Messenger (1999) and Karma County’s Into The Land Of Promise (2000). His distinctive guitar playing can be heard on recordings for artists like David Bowie, Jimmy Little and Kylie Minogue.
He is also the author of The Open Tuning Chord Book For Guitar, first published in 1994 and now in its third edition worldwide through Music Sales.It has found its way into the guitar cases of musicians like David Bowie, Peter Buck (REM), Lee Ritenour, Arlo Guthrie, David Hidalgo (Los Lobos), Paul Kelly, Paul Weller, PJ Harvey, Murray ‘Red Wiggle’ Cook, Lloyd Cole, Tim Rogers and everyday guitarists from Ireland to Lithuania.
Brendan’s songs have appeared in feature films like Somersault, Clubland & The Boys Are Back and TV shows like Sea Change & City Homicide. He has composed for short films by Rachel Perkins and Warwick Thornton and documentaries for ABC and SBS TV. In 2009 he composed the score for Aussie feature film Subdivision.
Brendan will be performing:
Sunday 19th February: Dave Mason + Dog Trumpet + B!G = REEL! B!G DOG
Petersham Bowling Club, 77 Brighton St, Petersham 3-6PM tix $15 at trybooking.com or at door - under 16 free.
Blues, countrypolitan, psychedelia & pop as interpreted by Dave Mason (The Reels), Reg Mombassa & Pete O’Doherty (Mental As Anything), John Boy Bliss (The Reels) & Brendan Gallagher (Karma County).
Wednesday 15th February: The three headed monster that is the Dead Marines - Bernie Hayes, Bow Campell & Brendan Gallagher
Downstairs at The Sando in Newtown from 8PM. FREE ADMISSION!
Thursday 1st March: Black Bear Lodge. Level 1, 322 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane
Tickets on sale at www.OzTix.com.au and OzTix Retail Outlets