Blue Mountains News

Jeff Lang to peform at the Wentworth Falls School of Arts

Source: Music Hunter
Archived 11 Nov 2019 - Posted: 16 Sep 2019
On Saturday 21st September, Jeff Lang appears in at an impressive theatre venue, Wentworth Falls School of Arts in a thrilling concert presented by Music Hunter.

Three-time ARIA award winning Australian guitarist-songwriter-vocalist-producer, Jeff Lang has built a reputation for making startling music that is accomplished, intricate, gutsy, melodic and loaded with soul. Often taking unexpected turns, he has consistently inspired his audiences by creating a stylistically diverse catalogue of over 25 albums. He is coming to the Blue Mountains as part of his Patreon tour. An innovative way to share some of his music that has never been released anywhere before. It is essentially run like an independent record shop.Jeff will craft a completely new song list each night and over two long sets and will play songs from across his entire catalogue, often including rarely heard songs. 

Jeff Says, "I'm hitting the road, traveling all around the country playing shows and letting people know about my new Patreon Archives project. I'm using the platform to unearth a hefty treasure trove of unreleased material spanning my whole career. I started thinking recently about the mountain of stuff that I've been accruing along the journey making records and playing shows, so I had a look in the vault, and there's A LOT of unreleased music floating around in there. Everyone knows that Ye Olde Music Biz has been in a state of upheaval since the dawn of the interwebs, but I reckon that there's something good possible now on this here Patreon site".

As legions of journalists have written, Jeff is not one to be easily pegged, though in a general sense it's fair to say he largely trades in roots-oriented rock; wider reaching in collaborations with the likes of roving guitar anthropologist Bob Brozman, American blues-rocker Chris Whitley, India's desert-dwellers Maru Tarang and world music virtuosos Bobby Singh and Mamadou Diabate. Jeff's work with the latter won the 2010 ARIA (Australia's Grammy) for Best World Music Album, while he and Brozman took one home for Best Blues and Roots Music Album in 2002. Jeff received that same award on his own in 2012.One writer referred to him as a "quiet achiever." But the overall impression one has from observing Jeff's lengthy career is that of a driven man who keeps his head down, playing and recording music as if his very life depends on it. Jeff has shared stages with Bob Dylan, Dr. John, Richard Thompson, Bonnie Raitt, Ani Di Franco, Chris Whitley, Albert Collins, Loudon Wainwright III, Greg Brown, John Butler, AR Rahman and Bob Geldolf, among many others. 

"Jeff Lang is, in my humble opinion, is a national treasure, a truly gifted songwriter and an outstanding guitarist. He has been inspiration to countless Australian and internationally
renowned roots artists and surely has a place in history as one of this generation's finest.
He has really touched me and musically, I had a kind of revelation…"
John Butler, John Butler Trio 

Doors open at 7.30pm, Jeff Lang will start at 8.00pm. Wentworth Falls School of Arts, 217 Great Western Highway. It's a family friendly event where under 18 music lovers are welcome. Sweet and savoury food and drinks will be available to purchase and there's plenty of parking and a train station nearby. Discounted tickets are available with pre-bookings, concessions and group bookings. Book via MUSICHUNTER or purchase at the door on the night, if not sold out. 

 

 
Jenolan Caravan Park Jenolan Caravan Park Jenolan Caravan Park Situated in the heart of Oberon

Recent News

Open Court Sessions: Why It's Tennis For Everyone
Open Court Sessions: Why It's Tennis For Everyone
Tennis Australia has launched Open Court Sessions, a new social tennis...
Katoomba Headspace to be Established by Parramatta Mission
Katoomba Headspace to be Established by Parramatta Mission
Wentworth Healthcare, provider of the Nepean Blue Mountains Primary Health...
Investing in Healthier Waterways for Western Sydney
Investing in Healthier Waterways for Western Sydney
Three key projects delivering improved health and water quality to the...
Gavin Bowles Shares New Single and Announces March/April Shows
Gavin Bowles Shares New Single and Announces March/April Shows
Working two jobs? Check. Too much coffee and beer? Check. Struggling t...
Preschools in Blue Mountains Receive a Bushfire Boost
Preschools in Blue Mountains Receive a Bushfire Boost
Preschools in bushfire impacted areas of the Blue Mountains will benefit...

What's New

Complimentary Dinner?
Complimentary Dinner?
Eagle View Escape Ask about our 'ditch your device' campaign. Willing to sacrifice your devices for the weekend?
BACH, FAMILY & FRIENDS
BACH, FAMILY & FRIENDS
Blue Mountains Concert Society Sat 14 March, 7.30pm, Blue Mountains Theatre, Macquarie Rd, Springwood 2777
Win a 2 Night Escape @ Norman Lindsay's
Win a 2 Night Escape @ Norman Lindsay's
Lindsay's Cafe Enter now for your chance to win a 2 night Blue Mountains Escape with brunch @ Lindsay's Cafe
Spa, slow combustion fire place, BBQ
Spa, slow combustion fire place, BBQ
Blue Gum House $480 special this weekend for 2 adults, linen included. + $30 per additional person, per night !
Supporting our RFS Heroes
Supporting our RFS Heroes
Brantwood Cottage When you book a stay at Brantwood Cottage 10% of all our tariffs will be donated to the Rural Fire Service
Also in this Section

Have You Visited

Announcement
Lindsay's Cafe: Beautiful & RelaxingJoin us for Breakfast or Lunch. Open Thurs to Monday. Brunch from 9am SundaysView Lindsay's Cafe »