News: Sonic Sessions At Fremantle Arts Centre

SONIC SESSIONS at FREMANTLE ARTS CENTRE

Intimate concerts and conversation with WA superstars

Hosted by Lucky Oceans

Sonic Sessions presented by Fremantle Arts Centre is an unprecedented opportunity to join host, Lucky Oceans and WA superstar musicians in a mix of conversation, intimate concert and old-fashioned jam in the magical Inner Courtyard.
Over three sessions, slide blues guitar legend, Dave Hole, The Waifs’ Josh Cunningham and Eskimo Joe’s Kav Temperley will share their stories and ideas, and perform with Lucky Oceans and friends. Lucky will also perform and share his own fascinating story in session 3 when Fremantle musician, Pete Stone, fills the interviewer’s chair.
Sonic Sessions offers rare, up-close insights into these huge stars of the WA music scene.
“It will be a real treat and an honour to be on stage with these guys. All good musicians love to talk music and jam. The audience will love it,” Lucky Oceans said.

Fremantle Arts Centre, General Manager, Jim Cathcart said, “We are knocked out by the calibre of the line-up. These great musicians jumped at the idea of having a chat and playing music with Lucky in such a friendly setting.”

Dave Hole 8pm Thurs 25 Oct
In 1991 Dave Hole’s international career took off when US Guitar Player magazine described his modestly self-produced album as “Magnificent, staggering …almost beyond belief.”
Josh Cunningham joined by Ben Franz, bass (The Waifs) 8pm Thurs 8 Nov
Josh Cunningham is songwriter and member of The Waifs, co-founder of their own label, Jarrah Records, and is recognised as a top acoustic guitarist.
Lucky Oceans hosted by Pete Stone 8pm Thurs 22 Nov 07
Lucky Oceans, a pivotal figure of the WA music scene, is master of the pedal steel guitar, host of ABC Radio’s “The Planet” and winner of two Grammy Awards. Since moving to WA in 1979 and removed from his deep US musical roots, Lucky’s evolution as a musician changed course.
Kav Temperley (Eskimo Joe) 8pm Thurs 6 Dec 07
Eskimo Joe have sold hundreds of thousands of record world wide, won numerous ARIA’s and are growing in the US market. Kav Temperley cut his musical teeth in local Freo pubs to become one of Australia’s most successful songwriters with Eskimo Joe lauded the world over.
All tickets $20 – General Admission. Book on 9432 9555 or in person at Fremantle Arts Centre.
All shows starts 8pm – Gates open 7pm. Bar open – No BYO – Café open for light snacks.
Fremantle Arts Centre located at 1 Finnerty Street Fremantle. Visit www.fac.org.au
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For interviews, images and more information please contact:

Juliet John 0412 991 160, cavemanpresents@bigpond.com

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