November 2019

Wednesday 20th November, Sydney, Factory Theatre
Thursday 21st November, Newcastle, Small Ballroom
Friday 22nd November, Springwood, Blue Mountains Theatre
Sunday 24th November, Brisbane, The Zoo
Wednesday 27th November, Melbourne, Memo Music Hall
Thursday 28th November, Melbourne, Corner Hotel
Friday 29th November, Adelaide, The Gov
Saturday 30th November, Perth, Bar 1, Hillarys
Sunday 1st December, Fremantle, Freo.Social

MARTIN BARRE CELEBRATES 50 YEARS OF JETHRO TULL

International guitar legend’s first solo tour of Australia

Martin Barre, legendary rock guitarist for Jethro Tull, will be touring Australia this November.

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50 Years of Jethro Tull sees Martin performing over two hours of classic Tull including timeless hits “Aqualung”, “Songs From The Wood”, “Bungle In The Jungle”, “Thick As A Brick” and “Locomotive Breath”, as well as deep cuts and fan favorites.

Still officially a member of Jethro Tull, Martin is recognized as one of the most talented guitarists on the planet, with his solo on “Aqualung” having been celebrated as one of the top 25 guitar solos of all time.

VIP PACKAGES AVAILABLE
·         Ticket to the show
·         Meet and Greet with Martin Barre
·         Photo with Martin Barre on the fans own phone or camera
·         2 items signed by Martin Barre
·         Limited edition A3 Thick Card Poster
·         Official commemorative VIP Laminate
·         Priority Access to the Venue 

 

Guitarists including Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, Eric Johnson and Joe Bonamassa have identified Barre as a major influence, and his work on “Crest Of a Knave” earned him a Grammy (notoriously beating out Metallica for Best Hard Rock/ Heavy Metal Recording).

 

“(Jethro Tull’s) music is so brilliantly written and well put together, what with its hard-to-play parts and odd time signatures, not to mention the great guitar sounds of the totally underrated Martin Barre.”Geddy Lee (Rush)

 

As well as his extraordinary haul of 60 million records sold as a member of Tull, Martin Barre has also worked with some of the world’s most influential musicians including Paul McCartney, Gary Moore and Phil Collins, and Barre has shared the stage with such legends as Jimi Hendrix, Fleetwood Mac, Pink Floyd and Led Zeppelin.

 

“As a young musician starting out, looking for inspiration, I was fortunate to have Martin’s guitar playing to inspire me, illuminating all the different ways to play guitar and create musical magic. I was mystified by his perfect blend of electric blues & rock – exciting, earthy, stellar and unique… He was brilliant. Thank you, Martin Barre!”Joe Satriani

 

In conjunction with the tour Martin has released a new double album MLB 50 YEARS OF JETHRO TULL which will be available at all shows.

 

Martin Barre writes…

“It’s going to be an exciting set encompassing my 50 year history with Jethro Tull. We love being on the road and touring, seeing our dedicated fans and we’re so excited to be coming to Australia this year!  I receive so many emails from fans there asking when I’m next playing down under, so it will be brilliant to spend November playing for everyone and taking them on that incredible journey I had with the band.”

 

Martin Barre Plays 50 Years of Jethro Tull – November 2019

Wed 20 Factory Theatre, Sydney

Thu 21 Small Ballroom, Newcastle

Fri 22 Blue Mountain Theatre, Springwood

Sun 24 The Zoo, Brisbane

Wed 27 Memo, Melbourne

Thurs 28 The Corner, Melbourne

Fri 29 The Gov, Adelaide

Sat 30 Bar 1, Hilarys, Perth

Sun Dec 1 Freo-social, Fremantle