Monday 6th November 2017
The Yarraville Club & Cherry Rock presents
Russell Morris – Live!
The past five years have been an incredible musical journey and privilege for Russell Morris who has been fortunate enough to create and release two albums of blues and roots music that pertains to some of the iconic characters, events and moments in our rich tapestry of Australian history.
The first album released was Sharkmouth. Sharkmouth was all about the urban back blocks and the characters that inhabited them. Sharkmouth went on to be the highest selling Australian album of 2013, picking up an ARIA Award for best Blues and Roots, reaching number 1 in the charts and surpassing Platinum sales.
The following album was Van Diemen’s Land which was nominated for Best Blues and Roots at the 2014 ARIA Awards, certified Gold sales and was the highest charting album of Russell’s 50 year career to date debuting at No.4 on the overall ARIA Charts.
Russell has now arrived at the third and final album in the series of Australian stories. This album is titled “Red Dirt – Red Heart”, and the name belies its subject matter – The Australian Interior. Stories of two bushrangers, a song about a beautiful town, a song about a loner, a recluse, and an escape artist (Gaol that is), a snake and the spectacular Nullabour.
Come and see Russell play tracks from his latest record and entire back catalogue, in a very special performance at The Yarraville Club!