Coronet Blue, with their newly released third album, BETTER DAY make their much anticipated LIVE SHOWS at Bluesfest and at The Vanguard in Sydney. The Vanguard show will also feature a very special guest – one of Australia’s finest…. The Peter Northcote Band.
Singer songwriter John Rooney always has a knack of putting together a stellar super group which will excite every music fan. Their songs and performance will surprise, they are not to be missed.
JOHN ROONEY – Vocals
BLONDIE CHAPLIN – Guitar (Rolling Stones, The Beach Boys)
MITCH EASTER – Guitar (Big Star Reunion, Lets Active, produced REM, Ben Folds, Pavement)
KEN STRINGFELLOW – Keyboards (REM, Big Star Reunion, The Posies)
DON DIXON – Bass (Produced REM, The Smithereens, Kim Carnes)
ROB LADD – Drums (Don Henley/Eagles, Roger Daltrey, Alanis Morissette).
Rooney was a member of the notorious 80’s group, The Lonely Hearts. Then he switched his microphone for a scalpel to become an orthopaedic surgeon! However, song writing was never far from his heart. His most recent album BETTER DAY was recorded and produced by Kevin ‘The Caveman’ Shirley.
Shirley has produced acts including Joe Bonamassa, John Hiatt, Beth Hart, Black Country Communion, Aerosmith, Metallica, Iron Maiden, Slayer, Rush. In Australia, Cold Chisel, Silverchair, The Baby Animals, The Angels, Screaming Jets, and the Divinyls.
Rooney’s, two previous highly acclaimed Coronet Blue albums, in the same vain as Better Day had a five star line up of players, including British rock royalty; Simon Kirke and Ian McLagan released on Laughing Outlaw Records.
Coronet Blue’s select live shows are not to be missed – It’s a once in a lifetime opportunity to hear great music played by some of the world’s finest.
The night will also be complimented with special guests that feature some of Australia's premier musicians with Peter Northcote and his band ............the Vanguard wed 16 April ..........................a moment in music
Diners will be on the ground level directly in front of the stage for this night. Bar food will be available from the bar. General admission tickets will have access to seats on the mezzanine level and standing room in the bar area.
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