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NEWS: Kasey Chambers Announces New Album ‘Campfire’


Kasey Chambers has followed up last year’s Dragonfly double album with a new band, The Campfire Disciples, and their new album Campfire. Due out on April 27th, the album represents the connection she’s had to different lands and cultures throughout her life, and drawing from the regions that have influenced her the most – Australia, Africa, Norfolk Island and America.

All these 4 places have had a significant impact on shaping who I am both musically and personally. From my early years of my family drawing from the Aboriginal way of life in the outback of Australia to experiencing the African culture and immediately connecting with it, living the seaside lifestyle in Southend, South Australia and later on, my time living on Norfolk Island to then many years of touring throughout America and being inspired by their musical culture, I have taken all of those experiences and put them into the songs and sounds for Campfire…”

The Fireside Disciples consist of three of her favourite musicians – Brandon Dodd, who has toured the world with Kasey over the last three years; Alan Pigram, a long-time family friend, fellow musician (from the renowned band The Pigram Brothers) and Indigenous elder from Broome WA; and of course her Dad, Bill Chambers, who has been the biggest musical influence of her whole life.

‘The Campfire Song’ is the first single to be released from the album and through the languid pacing, acoustic instrumentation and heartfelt vocals you can hear the mood and atmosphere of wide open spaces and imagine the crackling of dry wood under the pinpricked vista of a starry night.

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Kasey Chambers – Campfire Tour

  • Wednesday 23 May – Casino RSM, Casino NSW
  • Thursday 24 May – C Ex-Services Club, Coffs Harbour NSW
  • Friday 25 May – Club Forster, Forster NSW
  • Saturday 26 May – Laurieton United Services Club, Laurieton NSW
  • Thursday 31 May – Griffith Regional Theatre, Griffith NSW
  • Friday 1 June – Civic Theatre, Wagga Wagga NSW
  • Saturday 2 June – Swan PACC, Swan Hill NSW
  • Sunday 3 June – Mildura Mac, VIC
  • Thursday 14 June – Mingara Recreation Club, Tumbi Umbi NSW
  • Friday 15 June – The Cube, Campbelltown NSW
  • Saturday 16 June – Rooty Hill RSL, Rooty Hill NSW
  • Sunday 17 June – Ulladulla Services Club NSW
  • Thursday 21 June – Seymour Centre, Sydney NSW
  • Friday 22 June – Anita’s Theatre, Thirroul NSW
  • Saturday 23 June – Panthers, Bathurst NSW
  • Sunday 24 June – Canberra Playhouse Theatre, Canberra ACT
  • Thursday 28 June – The Event Centre, Caloundra QLD
  • Friday 29 June – Twin Towns, Tweed Heads NSW
  • Sunday 1 July – Brisbane Powerhouse, Brisbane QLD
  • Thursday 5 July – The Desert Cave, Coober Pedy SA
  • Saturday 7 July – Araluen Arts Centre, Alice Springs NT
  • Wednesday 11 July – Frankston Arts Centre, Frankston VIC
  • Thursday 12 July – Burrinja Theatre, Upwey VIC
  • Friday 13 July – The Palms At Crown, Melbourne VIC
  • Saturday 14 July – The Playhouse GPAC, Geelong VIC
  • Thursday 19 July – Albury Theatre, Albury VIC
  • Saturday 21 July – Dubbo RSL NSW
  • Thursday 2 August – Northern Festival Theatre, Port Pirie SA
  • Friday 3 August – Thebarton Theatre, Adelaide SA
  • Saturday 4 August – Sir Robert Helpmann Theatre, Mt Gambier SA
  • Sunday 5 August – Lighthouse Theatre, Warrnambool VIC
  • Thursday 9 August – Tanks, Cairns QLD
  • Wednesday 15 August – West Gippsland Arts Centre, Warrigal VIC
  • Friday 17 August – Regent Theatre, Yarram VIC
  • Saturday 18 August – Wonthaggi Arts Centre, Wonthaggi VIC

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