THE CRYIN’ PEDAL STEEL
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THE CRYIN’ PEDAL STEEL

The Cryin’ Pedal Steel You’d be hard pressed to find an instrument so intrinsically linked to the sound of country music as the pedal steel guitar. Acoustic guitars and fiddles are ubiquitous instruments that cross a number of genres but for the pedal steel, country music is its undeniable home. Developed from the lap-played Hawaiian … Continue reading

LIVE REVIEW: Son Volt @ Factory Theatre, Sydney
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LIVE REVIEW: Son Volt @ Factory Theatre, Sydney

Son Volt,  Jason Walker, Fallon Cush @ Factory Theatre, Oct 18th, 2017 Locals Fallon Cush had a short opening slot but they made the most of it, showcasing songs from their brand new album Morning and making a strong case for them being the most in-form country-rock band in Sydney at the moment. Cascading melodies and harmonies … Continue reading

PTW Presents: Red-Eyed & Blue – Tim Easton + Jason Walker
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PTW Presents: Red-Eyed & Blue – Tim Easton + Jason Walker

Post To Wire Presents: Red-Eyed & Blue JASON WALKER + TIM EASTON (USA) Sunday October 8th 2017 @ The Bearded Tit, Redfern Jason Walker little introduction to Sydney audiences, with a pedigree of decades in the indie and alt-country scenes he’s built up a well earned respect from the industry built on strong songwriting, in-demand pedal … Continue reading

LIVE REVIEW: Eilen Jewell + Jason Walker @ NSC, Sydney (22/11/16)
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LIVE REVIEW: Eilen Jewell + Jason Walker @ NSC, Sydney (22/11/16)

Jason Walker doesn’t play much with his full band so this was a chance to hear songs from his recently released new album All-Night Ghost Town, fleshed out with drums, bass and lead guitar – with Walker himself on electric. They sounded fantastic too, tight yet still with that alt-country looseness that gave them a … Continue reading

PTW & Mother Hen Touring Present: Fallen Angels ~ Country Christmas Party
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PTW & Mother Hen Touring Present: Fallen Angels ~ Country Christmas Party

We’ve joined forces with the wonderful Areatha from Mother Hen Touring (M.E Baird, James Thomson, Dan Waters, Leo Rondeau etc) to put on an end-of-year gig/party at the Petersham Bowling Club on December 20th. This will be a chance for the Sydney alt.country and folk music scene to celebrate another wonderful year of music in which some … Continue reading

HEARTBREAKER SESSIONS: Dan Parsons, Jason Walker @ Freda’s November 1st
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HEARTBREAKER SESSIONS: Dan Parsons, Jason Walker @ Freda’s November 1st

To kick off November we have two impressive songwriters who approach country music from equally interesting perspectives. Dan Parsons has a smooth-sailing West Coast country folk vibe built around songwriting that is often much darker in subject matter than the music may at first suggest while Jason Walker is a rootsier singer, guitarist and songwriter who is … Continue reading

LIVE REVIEW & PHOTOS: The Wild Wild Inner West Revue feat. Mark Moldre, Jason Walker, Michael Carpenter, Bree De Rome
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LIVE REVIEW & PHOTOS: The Wild Wild Inner West Revue feat. Mark Moldre, Jason Walker, Michael Carpenter, Bree De Rome

The third instalment of The Wild Wild Inner West Revue happened last night at The Vanguard in Newtown and the small crowd was treated to another excellent night of music. Bree De Rome, recently relocated to Sydney from the Gold Coast, opened the evening with a strong set of intimate country-tinged torch songs with some … Continue reading

THE WEEKLY ROUND-UP: 24th April, 2015
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THE WEEKLY ROUND-UP: 24th April, 2015

It has been a big week for Americana related tour announcements with news that The Milk Carton Kids, Mary Chapin Carpenter & Tift Merritt and Ryan Adams & Jenny Lewis will be touring here over the next few months. Local acts have also got in on the action with Marlon Williams announcing an Australian and New … Continue reading