OLD MAN RIVER makes 1000 Cranes for Japan
Posted on 8 Jun 2011
This July, OLD MAN RIVER is embarking on a winter tour of Australia, performing songs in an intimate acoustic setting from his albums ‘GOOD MORNING’ & ‘TRUST’ and supporting his new initiative ‘1000 Cranes For Japan’.
OLD MAN RIVER has an affinity with the people of Japan. A strong bond developed over an extraordinary period of success in that country in 2008/09 when he became the first Australian in decades to score a #1 hit on both the Japanese and Foreign music charts with his single ‘LA’. During the promotion of that single, and subsequent touring, OLD MAN RIVER made many close friends and so felt he wanted to make a personal gesture of goodwill to the people of Japan after the natural disasters of March 11, this year.
OLD MAN RIVER will fold 1,000 Paper Cranes and personally deliver them to the people of Japan later this year in a gesture of goodwill on behalf of his friends and fans. The campaign is supported by the Red Cross and has already attracted the attention of other artists including Josh Pyke, Claire Bowditch and Washington. You can also add your goodwill to the campaign by attending one of the upcoming shows or logging onto the website to list your support. www.1000cranesforjapan.net
Watch the video for 'In This World' below.
1000 CRANES TOUR – Old Man River
FRI 01 JUL – ALHAMBRA LOUNGE, BRISBANE
SAT 02 JUL – JOES WATERHOLE, EUMUNDI
THU 07 JUL – BRASS MONKEY, CRONULLA
FRI 08 JUL – NORTHERN STAR, HAMILTON
SAT 09 JUL – NOTES, SYDNEY
THU 14 JUL – EAST BRUNSWICK CLUB, MELBOURNE
FRI 15 JUL – CARAVAN MUSIC CLUB, OAKLEIGH
WED 27 JUL – BEACH RD HOTEL, BONDI