Bandmates rally to help a seriously ill Spencer P. Jones

spencer benefitLiving legend Spencer P Jones is seriously ill and in need of your support. 

The storied veteran of bands like the Beasts of Bourbon, The Johnnys and many of his own outfits is under medical care and currently unable to work.

Mates James Baker and Tex Perkins have arranged benefit shows in Fremantle (March 20) and Melbourne (April 15) respectively. UPDATE: A GoFundMe account has been opened here for anyone unable to make the gigs.

Dave Faulkner (Hoodoo Gurus), KISStake, The Painkillers, Beautiful Losers, Midfield Legends (featuring members of the Bad Seeds and The Triffids, Soulfisters, Maurice Flavels Intensive Care and more will play the Fremantle show at Mojo’s.

The Drones, Paul Kelly, Tex Perkins and Charlie Owen, Adalita, Renee Geyer, Two Am I, The Pink Tiles and mystery guests head the Melbourne line-up at the Prince of Wales Hotel in St Kilda.

A silent auction will operate in conjunction with the WA gig

Fremantle benefit Facebook event

Tags: beasts of bourbon, james baker, tex perkins, spencer p jones, johnnys

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  • Guest - David Jocelyn

    Pray to Spencer P Jones. I hope you get well soon

    Johnnys were undoubtedly one of the best live bands I ever saw.

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  • Guest - jodi adams

    Surely there's gotta be a benefit in Sydney as well?

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  • Guest - Blindbaby Bluez (aka Mira Babic)

    I'd like to run a Benefit in Wollongong for Spencer P. Jones! How can I contact James Baker in WA ??? Or Tex in Melbourne?? Can anyone help!? And yes there should be one in Sydney...definitely!! Cheers Mira

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  • Guest - Blindbaby Bluez

    I'd like to organize a Benefit in Wollongong for Spencer P !! How can I contact Jams Baker in WA or Tex in Melbourne!?? Can anybody help?? And YES!! I think there should be a Benefit in Sydney too!!!
    Maybe in May or June could be good!! I'm sure that Spence would appreciate it!! The more the merrier I say!!
    Cheers Mira (aka Blindbaby)

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