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CMC presents: Manga Republic Halloween Record Release Party Friday October 31st RUC at Turner (Bowling Club) 54 McCaughey St, Turner $20 FULL/$15 CON/$10CMC Doors from 8pm till Late tix available here: http://www.trybooking.com/GDKT GET YOUR HALLOWEEN FANCY DRESS ON with Liam McKahey & the Bodies, Beth n Ben, and Midnight Cinderella
Liam McKahey & The Bodies, 8.30pm https://www.facebook.com/LiamMcKaheyandtheBodies Liam McKahey & The Bodies 8.30pm https://www.facebook.com/LiamMcKaheyandtheBodies Acoustic/Americana/Rock The Bodies are..... Liam McKahey -Vocals,Tenor Guitar Niall Howe -Piano, Accordian John Coates -Bass Jenny Spear -Guitars Donovan Gall The Drums Originally hailing from Cork City in the Republic of Ireland, Liam McKahey now resides in Australia. Liam was previously the lead singer in the band Cousteau. Together they released three albums, one of which went Gold in Italy, where they enjoyed great success. UK press reviews.... "Lonely Road is absolutely lovely. It is a joy to have Liam McKahey back." - Pennyblackmusic "essential listening" -Netrhythms " like Nick Cave, the Triffids, Tendrils and Beasts of Bourbon. There's atmosphere and drive on Lonely Road" - Americana UK "I found myself singing the opening title track and a further listen was almost epiphanal as the beauty languorously revealed itself."-Rock n Reel "It's a divinely dark, cinematic outing full of beauty" - Whisperin and Hollerin "a cast-iron beauty with Brown's keening guitar and McKahey's impeccable vocal" - MusicOMH "I've been struggling to pick highlights, because the album is so strong, but `Lovers & Fools' `Inscription' and `Unheeded Tidings' are particularly special. Other singer-songwriters are just not in his league." - 17 Seconds "his classy gravitas is just as suited to tender love songs. Not all is hearts and flowers, but the elegant strings add to the vocals' luxury." - Teletext Bruer’s Brew 10.30pm Internationally acclaimed Saxophonist Jason Bruer has been playing on the world stage for over 30 years as a bandleader, composer and sideman.. He has worked with some of the biggest Artists in the world including Sting, BB king, Eric Clapton and Madness to name but a few. His ‘Brew’ explores Old School R&B, Funk & Soul featuring some of the finest musicians in Sydney including, Mitch Anderson, Eric Rasmussen, Robbie Susz and Victor Rounds.. Jason Bruer - saxophone Ray Cassar - trumpet Chris Mawer – bass and vocals Adam Moses – guitar and vocals Jamie Cameron- drums
Label: Series 8
Manager: First Base Music
Bio: After playing with the band Cousteau for what seemed like an age, through good times and bad, Liam has moved to another continent, far far away from his native Cork City and his adopted home London. Before he left he recorded an album with some friends, who spent four days recording, got eleven t...See Full Bio
The album Lonely Road is available from Amazon and direct from Series 8. The songs can be downloaded from iTunes and Amazon.
“Lonely Road is a collection of ten songs from the darker side of alt.country – think Burt Bacharach meets Nick Cave. McKahey's strong, distinct voice is particularly well showcased on the second track Unheeded Tidings which chronicles the emotional downfall of a young man and is interspersed with some great fiddle playing by Joe Peet. Overall Lonely Road is a good album and should appeal to anyone who is a fan of Nick Cave, Tom Waits, Calexico or Puerto Muerto.”