Joe Camilleri’s Black Sorrows head to the UK in June to promote their 20th Album Faithful Satellite.
They blew the roof off as they had everyone, smiling, dancing, drinking and rocking the night away.”
— Vulture Magazine
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM, May 28, 2017 — One of Australia’s most loved bands, The Black Sorrows will head to the UK in June to headline at Maverick Festival and celebrate the release of album No.20 Faithful Satellite. The band will also perform side-shows in London and Leicester.
Fri 30th June Nell’s Jazz & Blues London
Sat 1st July Maverick Festival Easton Farm Park Suffolk
Sun 2nd July The Musician Leicester
Formed 1984, The Black Sorrows continue to be one of Australia’s most enduring touring bands, earning the reputation as a dynamic live act and festival favourite. Fronted by ARIA Music Hall of Fame inductee Joe Camilleri, the band deliver a glorious musical mix of blues, roots, soul and old school R n B.
Joe Camilleri, has been at the forefront of Australian music culture for decades and was recently awarded “Living Legend” status by Rolling Stone. Joe first came to prominence as leader of seminal 70’s band, Jo Jo Zep & The Falcons. With a career as singer, songwriter, musician and producer that spans over 50 years, Joe is considered one of the most genuinely talented figures in Australian music.
The Black Sorrows have a legion of loyal fans throughout Australia and Europe. There have been hit records, world tours and multi-platinum albums and Joe’s songwriting skills are much in demand with greats, Elvis Costello and John Denver having recorded some of his songs.
Faithful Satellite – Out Now through Cadiz Music https://www.cadizmusic.com/2007/index.php?location=/web/Catalogue/ROOTSY141
“…an extraordinary album with richly produced songs that switch through just about every musical genre of the last hundred years.” CMP Mag UK
“The album is a ‘masterpiece’…the beauty is in its diversity with rock to jazz to bluegrass to country woven through the release…” Noise 11
”Faithful Satellite will undoubtedly generate effortless appreciation outside the circle of the Black Sorrows diehard fan” Written In Music NL
Fri 30 Jun Nell’s Jazz & Blues London 7:00pm
Sat 1 Jul Maverick Festival Easton Suffolk 10pm
Sun 2 July The Musician – Leicester 7:30pm
“Catching The Black Sorrows brand of raw, rootsy, hip-shaking rock’n’roll feels like discovering the best bar band in the world”
The Dubai National
“…you know you’re in the presence of a real thumping, jangling, Mississippi-by-way-of-Melbourne rock n’ roll band”
The Skinny Edinburgh
“Camilleri is an Aussie rock legend and one of this nation’s finest performers..the epitome of a hardworking entertainer who knows how to connect with his audience.” Sydney Morning Herald
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