searching for Charlie owen

  • Charlie october square webLegendary Australian guitarist Charlie Owen is playing select solo shows in Canberra and New South Wales in October that will reflect on his career of amazing collaborations. 

    His band history includes Beasts of Bourbon, the New Christs,  Tex ,Don & Charlie, Tendrils and Working Class Ringos, and he’s collaborated with Paul Kelly, Chrissie Amphlett and Louis Tillett.

    His show “Searching for Charlie Owen” involves him playing and talking his way through his own back pages and shows why he’s regarded as one of our greatest guitarists.

    Charlie will be joined on the bill at Smiths Alternative in Canberra on October 28 by special guest Penny Ikinger, the former Wet Taxis member and a solo artist in her own right.  Tickets are here.

    And the show at MoshPit Bar in St Peters, Sydney, on Saturday, October 29 will also involve a support bracket from Penny Ikinger, again in solo mode. The line-up will be opened by MD Horne and Matt Allison. 

    Tickets numbers for Sydney are capped and are available here.

  • charlie augustGuitarist extraordinaire Charlie Owen (Beasts of Bourbon, New Christs, Tex Don & Charlie, Paul Kelly, Working Class Ringos) is taking his “Searching For Charlie Owen” stories and song show on the road again in Australia in August and September, following last year’s run of sold-out gigs.

    Presented by Soundpressing Records, I-94 Bar & Rhythms, the tour takes in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria.

    Part spoken word, part songs, "Searching for Charlie Owen" is an engorssing, emotional and illuminating journey through the ace guiatrist's back pages. Full dates and ticket link: 

    Soundpressing, I-94 Bar & Rhythms present
    Searching for Charlie Owen
    Australian Tour

    8 – Vinnies Dive, Gold Coast QLD
    + Dana Gehrman Duo
    9 - Doo-bop Jazz Bar, Brisbane

    + Dana Gehrman Duo
    10- The Citadel, Murwillumbah, NSW

    + Andrew Kidman
    11 - Banshees Bar & Art Space, Ipswich, QLD (2pm)

    + Dana Gehrman Duo
    16- Django Bar, Marrickville, NSW
    + Cam Butler + Peter Ross & The Sapphire
    17 - Smiths Alternative, Canberra, ACT (8pm)

    + Cam Butler
    30 - Wesley Anne, Northcote, VIC

    + Martin Frawley
    31 - Theatre Royal, Castlemaine, VIC

    + Martin Frawley

    1 - George Lane, St Kilda, VIC (2:30pm)
    + Martin Frawley