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Fred Smith

Rank #1 AU Canberra, ACT, AU Folk / Roots / comedy

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Sounds Like: Paul Simon, Paul Kelly, Bruce Springsteen, john schumman

Bio: Fred Smith – Dust of Uruzgan

Fred Smith is currently touring his (already) highly acclaimed new album Dust of Uruzgan. The performances will be accompanied by projections of a remarkable set of photographic images from Afghanistan.

Early responses to pre-release copies and performances of Dust... See Full Bio

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“His songs range from the deeply affecting, to the astringently observant, to the rousing singalong. He has a perceptive eye for modern Australian life, it's foibles and joys, and an ability to express this in song.”
—  Philip O'Brien, ArtSound FM
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  • Sat

    Aug 9


    Broome, WA, AU | 6:00pm
    Broome Civic Centre
    Broome, WA, AU
    Sat Aug 09 6:00pm

    Details

    Fred Smith – Dust of Uruzgan – Winter Tour 2014 – Fred Smith will be touring to theatres around Australia this winter presenting songs from the album Dust of Uruzgan in a show complemented by a stunning series of projected photographs from Afghanistan. Written during two stints as a diplomat and political advisor in Uruzgan Province, Dust of Uruzgan captures the experiences of soldiers working in the province and has earned him comparisons to songwriting greats Don Walker, Eric Bogle and John Schumann.

  • Wed

    Aug 13


    Port Hedland, WA, AU | 7:00pm

    Port Hedland, WA, AU
    Wed Aug 13 7:00pm

    Details

    Fred Smith – Dust of Uruzgan – Winter Tour 2014 – Fred Smith will be touring to theatres in Canberra, Sydney and WA this winter presenting songs from the album Dust of Uruzgan in a show complemented by a stunning series of projected photographs from Afghanistan. Written during two stints as a diplomat and political advisor in Uruzgan Province, Dust of Uruzgan captures the experiences of soldiers and civilians working in Afghanistan and has earned Smith comparisons to songwriting greats Don Walker, Eric Bogle and John Schumann.

  • Sat

    Aug 16


    Exmouth, WA, AU | 7:00pm
    Exmouth Yatch Club
    Exmouth, WA, AU
    Sat Aug 16 7:00pm

    Details

    Fred Smith – Dust of Uruzgan – Winter Tour 2014 – Fred Smith will be touring to theatres around Australia this winter presenting songs from the album Dust of Uruzgan in a show complemented by a stunning series of projected photographs from Afghanistan. Written during two stints as a diplomat and political advisor in Uruzgan Province, Dust of Uruzgan captures the experiences of soldiers working in the province and has earned him comparisons to songwriting greats Don Walker, Eric Bogle and John Schumann.

  • Tue

    Aug 19


    Carnarvon, WA, AU | 7:30pm

    Carnarvon, WA, AU
    Tue Aug 19 7:30pm

    Details

    Fred Smith – Dust of Uruzgan – Winter Tour 2014 – Fred Smith will be touring to theatres around Australia this winter presenting songs from the album Dust of Uruzgan in a show complemented by a stunning series of projected photographs from Afghanistan. Written during two stints as a diplomat and political advisor in Uruzgan Province, Dust of Uruzgan captures the experiences of soldiers working in the province and has earned him comparisons to songwriting greats Don Walker, Eric Bogle and John Schumann.

  • Fri

    Aug 22


    Cue, WA, AU | 7:00pm
    Cue Town Hall
    Cue, WA, AU
    Fri Aug 22 7:00pm

    Details

    Fred Smith – Dust of Uruzgan – Winter Tour 2014 – Fred Smith will be touring to theatres around Australia this winter presenting songs from the album Dust of Uruzgan in a show complemented by a stunning series of projected photographs from Afghanistan. Written during two stints as a diplomat and political advisor in Uruzgan Province, Dust of Uruzgan captures the experiences of soldiers working in the province and has earned him comparisons to songwriting greats Don Walker, Eric Bogle and John Schumann.

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Q: Enjoyed your show at Parramatta last night having just read Mark Donaldson travels in Afghanistan. email many friends to be at Belrose on the 26th... Peter Mc
A: Onya Peter. Thanks for coming out last night. I browse through Mark Donaldson's book in an airport one day. Heroic guy for saving that terp.

Asked by Peter McBride. Answered on Sun Jul 13 2014

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  • Song Plays 11,431

  • Video Plays 544

  • Total Fans 912

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