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Don McGlashan

Skyscraper Stan (Solo)

Sunday 28 October 2018 (opening 7:30 PM)

at The Bridge Hotel, Castlemaine ( venue info )
21 Walker Street, Castlemaine VIC
https://www.facebook.com/thebridgecastlemaine

**18+**

Reserve Tickets

Price includes booking fees

General $22.95
Dinner + Show $49.50
One ticket to see Don McGlashan (includes dinner to the value of $25).

One of Aotearoa’s most beloved songwriters, Don McGlashan, has announced a return to Australia for 4 intimate shows in October.  
 
Don McGlashan is one of New Zealand’s best known and loved songwriters. His career spans from the seminal post-pop-punk band Blam Blam Blam, to The Front Lawn (duo), to platinum selling and internationally recognised band The Mutton Birds. Their album “Envy Of Angels” made the UK Sunday Times ten best albums list. Since The Mutton Birds, this extraordinary crafter of song has made three acclaimed solo albums, “Warm Hand”, “Marvellous Year” and "Lucky Stars". His 2006 gospel anthem “Bathe In The River” - sung by Hollie Smith, has become one of the biggest NZ singles of all time.
 
He delivers his songs - extraordinary tales of ordinary lives  - with vulnerability, grace and hope, conjuring transcendent moments, navigating us through breath-taking beauty, the dark and the deep. McGlashan has worked with Paul Kelly, Crowded House, Johnny Marr, Wilco and members of Radiohead, scored many feature films including Jane Campion's "An Angel At My Table", received two Silver Scroll awards and five of his compositions are in APRA’s "100 Best NZ Songs of All Time".   His solo albums are rich collections of highly personal songs exploring love, regret and mortality, infused with optimism and deep joy.  
 
During this tour of NZ and OZ, McGlashan will be performing recent songs, along with plenty of gems from his sprawling back catalogue, McGlashan will play a string of solo shows, joined on a handful of dates by legendary drummer / percussionist Chris O’Connor (Phoenix Foundation) to give you an up-close and unique concert experience. 
For an added treat, Skyscaper Stan will open the curtains for the Melbourne and Castlemaine shows.  
 
"A masterclass in song craft... with an inner world all his own."  ????½  ~ Rolling Stone. 
"An absolute pleasure... Rich, perfectly measured." ."  ????½  ~ Sydney Morning Herald / The Age.  
"Poetic honesty... shared with compassion. Quite exceptional."  ???? ~ Stack (NZ) 
"No one else gets close to writing songs like that, and making them work."  ~ Metro Mag. 

This is an 18+ event.

* Over 18's only unless advertised otherwise. * Photo ID is essential,­ acceptable ID is a current and valid Australian Photo Drivers Licence or Passport. Please check with the venue for any other acceptable forms of photo ID * All children under 18 not permitted including small children and babies * Intoxicated persons will not be admitted * No thongs or steel cap boots * The venue reserves the right to refuse admission to any person * Dangerous behaviour including Crowd Surfing, Stage Diving, Moshing and Violent Dancing is not allowed and will result in your immediate removal from this venue.*Inappropriate behaviour at this venue will lead to your banning.*