The Groove Van presents the launch of mult-instrumentalist Craig Atkins Debut Solo CD 'Light & Shade' - covering various styels from folk, blues and roots Craig's solo set up comprising of various guitars, resonators, Yidaki, percussion, loop station, effect pedals and stomp box, Craig can produce a unique sound that is a mixture of delicate balads, stiring slide blues through to epic layered foot stomping roots, with lyrical content covering life, loss and love and various tales of the takes from his journey on this earth. This event is also a celebration of singer/songwriters so a mini festival will be the basis for this event, with some very special musical guests to share the stage.
FOOM Live Final plus announcement of awards in all other FOOM Song Competition categories.
SCALA's Original Music showcase every week!
Sounds Like: Tom Waits, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Townes Van Zandt, Paul Kelly, Guy Clark
Label: Looking, Songwriters, Composers And Lyricists Association (SCALA)
Bio: All releases available for free download at www.selfpreservationsociety.net.au
Billed as ‘The World’s Greatest Spaghetti Western Apocalyptic Folk Blues Singer Songwriter’, Self Preservation Society is the solo outing for Adelaide Singer/songwriter Tristan Newsome.
A seasoned performer, Trist...See Full Bio
“'Tristan Newsome seems to be on a journey to discover his musical soul; “Self Preservation Society” is the next restless step on his path to enlightenment. This collection is different to what he has done before; it is probably going to be different to what he does next. Tristan is blessed with a smooth voice, the ability to write interesting observational lyrics, and a firm grasp of how to structure a song. Armed with these skills it will be interesting to see where it takes him. For now, his EPs are an interesting creative experiment that warrants further listening and exploration.' ”