Scene News: Aussie legend Brian Cadd joins Woodstock 50 line-up!

Woodstock 50 Music and Arts Fairannounced the official line-up of its three-day 50th anniversary celebration today including our very ownBrian Cadd, one of only two Australian artists on the bill.

Taking place on its 50th anniversary weekend,16 to 18 August 2019in Watkins Glen, NY, the most iconic music festival in American history is bringing peace, love and music back for a new generation of fans, uniting people in a shared experience with great artists and encouraging active support of equality, inclusion and a shared sustainable future.

Woodstock’s Co-Producer/Co-Founder,Michael Lang, said today“Brian Cadd’s vocal resonance and stage performance reminds me of my friends in The Band. His new album Silver City rocks and I look forward to welcoming him at Woodstock 50”

Singer, songwriter, producer –Brian Caddhas now, officially, done it all. Cadd kicked off his career with two of the most celebrated bands of their day,The GroopandAxiom, with hits Woman You’re Breaking Me and A Little Ray of Sunshine. He followed this with a string of massive hits as a solo artist with songs like Ginger Man, Let Go, Alvin Purple and the soundtrack to the classic Morning of the Earth surf movie, before moving into a ‘behind-the-scenes’ role in the music industry, going on to produce and work alongside music heavyweights from around the globe.

Brian has written songs for the likes of Joe Cocker, Ringo Starr, John Farnham, Little River Band, Bonnie Tyler, Glen Campbell and The Pointer Sisters and his iconic status was acknowledged when he was inducted into the 2007 Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) Hall of Fame.

2019 has already seen the release of Brian’s brand-new Americana inspired album,Silver City, recorded in Nashville with legendary producerMark Moffatt.Silver Citytakes Brian’s musical history and consolidates it into a remarkable journey to critical reviews including:
“… here is one the most versatile and respected figures in Australian music at his shining best”– The Australian
Silver Citydebuted in the Top 10 on the ARIA Country Album Chart and the AIR Chart and tracks have been added to radio around the country.

Fans are reminded to only buy tickets from the official ticket agents listed below so as to avoid “reselling” sites such as Viagogo who typically advertise heavily online and often mislead consumers into paying much higher prices than necessary.

Brian is also appearing on the 2019Apia Good Times TourwithVika & Linda Bull, Joe Camilleri, Kate Ceberano, Russell MorrisandRoss Wilsonin May and June. ticket and venue information. Brian also has two solo shows this weekend in Cairns and Darwin and two special shows withGlenn Shorrockin Melbourne later in the year (see below for details).

Silver Cityis available now throughAmbition Entertainment. Pics and background info can be downloaded fromhere.

Tickets forWoodstock 50will go on sale22 April 2019. Complete information is available on the festival’swebsite.


Brian and Band:

Friday, 22 March 2019– Tanks Arts Centre, Cairns Qld
Saturday, 22 March 2019– SKYCITY Darwin NT

Apia Good Times Tour Dates:Thursday, 16 May 2019
Bunbury Regional Entertainment Centre, Bunbury WA

Friday, 17 May 2019
Perth Concert Hall, Perth WA

Saturday, 18 May 2019
Thebarton Theatre, Adelaide SA

Friday, 24 May 2019
Costa Hall, Geelong Performing Arts Centre, Geelong, Vic

Saturday, 25 May 2019
Palais Theatre, St Kilda Vic

Sunday, 26 May 2019
Ulumbarra Theatre, Bendigo Vic

Thursday, 30 May 2019
Empire Theatre, Toowoomba Qld

Friday, 31 May 2019
QPAC Concert Hall, Brisbane QldSaturday, 1 June 2019
Twin Towns Services Club, Tweed Heads NSW

Sunday, 2 June 2019
Twin Towns Services Club, Tweed Heads NSW*
*Show commencesat 7.00pm

Friday, 7 June 2019
Wrest Point Entertainment Centre, Hobart TAS

Saturday, 8 June 2019
Princess Theatre, Launceston TAS

Thursday, 13 June 2019
Civic Theatre, Newcastle NSW

Friday, 14 June 2019
Enmore Theatre, Sydney NSW

Saturday, 15 June 2019
Anita’s Theatre, Thirroul NSW

Sunday, 16 June 2019
Canberra Theatre Centre, Canberra ACT

Glenn Shorrock & Brian Cadd – The Return of Cisco & Pancho!:

Friday, 11 October-and-Saturday, 12 October 2019
The Palms at Crown, Melbourne Vic