Snap Scene: James Reyne, Red Hot Summer Tour, Mornington Racecourse, Melbourne 18th January 2020

Australian singer-songwriter James Reyne performed at the Red Hot Summer Tour concert held at Mornington Racecourse on Saturday 18 January 2020, in front of a sold-out crowd of 6,000 people. He made a name for himself as lead singer of Australian Crawl between 1978 and 1986, who sold more than a million albums in Australia during the ’80s.

Following the end of the band, Reyne went on to forge a successful solo career, releasing 11 solo studio albums to date, along with numerous compilation and live albums. In the Australia Day Honours of 2014, Reyne was recognised with a Medal of the Order of Australia for his service to the performing arts as a singer-songwriter, and through support for a range of charitable organisations. Joining James Reyne was his band comprising guitarists Brett Kingman and Josh Owen, bass player Andy McIvor, and drummer John Weston.

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Paul Miles is a rock photographer specializing in live music photography, who captures the true spirit of rock’n’roll in action by many of the world’s greatest performers. Over the years, he has shot a vast array of rock music photography: from gigs in world-famous clubs like the Apollo in Harlem and the Whisky a Go Go in Hollywood, to iconic arenas like New York City’s Madison Square Garden and Australia’s MCG, as well as in retail stores Barnes & Noble, Apple, and John Varvatos CBGBs.

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