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August 31 @ 7:00 pm$30
There are many terms people use when describing James Blundell. Icon. Legend. Controversial. Rebel. The truth is –
James Blundell is all of these things. He is unashamedly honest and comfortable in his own skin. He radiates an
enthusiasm for everything that life has to offer and it’s this authenticity that makes him one of the most instantly likable
and recognisable artists in Australian music.
Acknowledged by many as the act that single-handedly shaped modern Australian country music by infusing his
influences of John Mellencamp, The Band and The Angels with the storytelling ethos of Slim Dusty and his lyrical insight,
sharp wit and empathy for the average working man. This combined with his handsome good looks and country charm
ensured there was no stopping his success across all demographics.
In 1992, James found mainstream success thanks to the smash hit single, “Way Out West”, with former Australian Crawl
front man, James Reyne. The song debuted at #28 on the ARIA charts before peaking at #2 a month later. The song was
ranked #22 on the ARIA End of Year Singles Charts while his platinum selling album, “This Road”, came in at #28 on the
ARIA End of Year Albums Charts above acts including Madonna, AC/DC and Roxette.
James was the first young Australian country act to sign a major record label deal in Nashville, which has since paved the
way for the likes of Keith Urban, Catherine Britt and Kasey Chambers. In addition to his own success he has penned hits
for Lee Kernaghan, Slim Dusty and Jimmy Little. He is also the recipient of numerous CMAA Awards, double platinum,
platinum and gold sales awards and is a five-time ARIA Award nominee with one win to his name.
Be sure to catch James Blundell when he performs at the Nautilus Theatre for 1 night only! Includes Q & A session after the show!
Friday August 31st 2018 at 7pm
$25 Groups 10+