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Brian Ralston's Self Tort

Brian Ralston's Self Tort

Folk / Rock / Pop Rock Sydney, NSW, AU  AU



  • Thu

    Jun 23

    The Rocks, NSW, AU | 7:30pm

    Live & Original @ The Merc The music starts at 7.30pm with David Felgar, followed by Men With Day Jobs, and ending with a set by an expurgated version of "Brian Ralston's Self Tort". I will be joined on the night by Rob Smith on guitar and Lilo Blyton will be adding fiddle to a number of tracks. Should be fun.

  • Wed

    May 4

    Marrickville, NSW, AU | 7:00pm

    Dr Taos' Medicine Show with Sonia Soares, Brian Ralston (Solo not band) and the good Dr himself

  • 2016

    Jan 21

    Sydney, NSW, AU | 7:00pm

    The launch of Brian Ralston's Self Tort's new CD "Stripped Bare" was such a success that The Basement has invited them back again to perform on Thursday 21 January, 2015. The lineup of BR-ST for the gig will be Chris Stafford (bass), Robert Smith (guitar), Daniel Smith (drums), Lilo Blyton (fiddle) and Brian Ralston (guitar and vocals). Special guest artist will be Dennis Aubrey.

  • 2015

    Nov 30

    Sydney, NSW, AU | 6:30pm

    On 30 November, 2015 Brian Ralston's Self Tort will be launching the new CD "Stripped Bare" at the Basement, Circular Quay, Sydney, the same venue at which they were declared winners of the 2013 Sydney final of the ABC's "Exhumed" competition. The Self Tort line up for the launch will be Brian Ralston (guitar and vocals), Chris Stafford (bass), Heather Roche (violin), Donovan Gall (drums) and Rob Smith (guitars). Special guest artists: Sharlene Rainford and Ross Ward.

  • 2014

    Dec 31

    Cronulla, NSW, AU | 7:00pm

    The same lineup that played to great acclamation in October, returning to provide a perfect evening to celebrate the advent of 2015.


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  • David Namerow (Congas/Hand Percussion) (Artist)
    David Namerow (Congas/Hand Percussion)
    holding court.... a true balladeer who leads us with a poignant tale that evokes and prods.
  • PIPERON (Artist)
    Came in for a change of mood swing, I like the acoustic rendition of "Holding Court in King Street" and the singing hold the passion of a season singer. Thanks for sharing your talent in such joyful enlightement.
  • Nicholls, Llewellyn & MacCarthy (Artist)
    Nicholls, Llewellyn & MacCarthy
    Love your music..great songs! Hoping to catch you live in the near future.
  • Budd Zunga (Artist)
    Budd Zunga
    Totally enjoying your music !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • Melsi ( I am a lyricist) (Artist)
    Melsi ( I am a lyricist)
    Hey You!! Had to call round and have a listen to the wonderful Hold Me Back!!! Such a wonderful track.....loving those vocals as always! Hugs and cheers beers x
  • Higher Vision ~ Yrral Mallik AKA Larry Gordon Killam (SOCAN)  ~ Songwriter (Artist)
    Higher Vision ~ Yrral Mallik AKA Larry Gordon Killam (SOCAN) ~ Songwriter
    I Can See It From Here ~ Enjoyed the listen.Love it.Your R.N.Bro.(~;Yrral Mallik of Songramp aka Larry Gordon Killam creator of Facebook Group Songwriters Unite over 4400 members;~)



Sounds Like: Joe Cocker, Dr John, Van Morrison, Tom Waits

Label: Unsigned

Manager: N/A

Bio: In 2000, Brian Ralston, an award winning singer songwriter, created "Self Tort" - a "modular", multi faceted band involving musicians local to places Brian performs. In 2013, Brian and the band won the Sydney final of the ABC's "Exhumed", competition receiving wide acclaim for the song "Oldest R...See Full Bio

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Recent Blogs

Holding Court In King Street
Mar 17, 2010

Thought I'd post this to celebrate the completion of the "Tortology" CD. It's a ... [more]

A Two Grand Wager on Radio Caroline
Oct 20, 2009

I have just posted the current version of a song "Two Grand Wager" which was co-... [more]


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