Summer

Dust has settled on elections for the board of APRA and I'm very pleased to say I've been returned as a Writer Director. Thanks to all those members who voted for me. And congratulations to Nigel Westlake who was also returned as a director and picked up an ARIA award earlier this week to boot.

Now I can get back to work on the album I started recoding in Italy in April with The Magnolia Orchestra - guitarist Aldo Betto, bass player Giacomo Da Ros & drummer Youseff Ait Bouazza - and engineers Daniele 'The Chipster' Di Giovanni & Max Costa. Should be out in February with hopefully an east coast Australian tour with The Magnolia Orchestra in March. Here's a taste of what's to come Xmas Tree.

Much to do in 2018: Buried Country shows in Tamworth, Sydney and more, a new Dead Marines album, more projects with the fabulous Dave Mason. Keep an eye on Tour Dates. See youse all on the mean streets... Brendo (pic by Marco Piazza)

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  • Dominic Ward

    Dominic Ward Perth

    Hi Brendo, There's a thriving Italian community here in Perth. The Art Gallery is headed by Dr Stephano Carboni. I know they would love to see you (and so would I for that matter) expand your tour to WA. So please come on over. Dom

    Hi Brendo,
    There's a thriving Italian community here in Perth. The Art Gallery is headed by Dr Stephano Carboni. I know they would love to see you (and so would I for that matter) expand your tour to WA. So please come on over.
    Dom

  • BrendanGallagherMusic

    BrendanGallagherMusic

    Hi Dom, been meaning to get over to do something with Lucky Oceans sometime but it's an expensive trip. I've played at the Freo Arts Centre before, nice gig. Maybe later in the year but I'm not touring as much as I used to, a bit underwhelmed with the state of play in Australian music at the moment... BG

    Hi Dom, been meaning to get over to do something with Lucky Oceans sometime but it's an expensive trip. I've played at the Freo Arts Centre before, nice gig. Maybe later in the year but I'm not touring as much as I used to, a bit underwhelmed with the state of play in Australian music at the moment... BG

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