13 Oct 2009, 00:40
The centrepiece of our Aus Music Month celebrations this year will be Before Too Long triple js tribute to Paul Kelly.
In recent years triple j has organised tributes to You Am I, AC/DC and The Go-Betweens. Our upcoming tribute to Paul Kelly will follow on from those successful events and be the biggest one yet.
Over two nights at The Forum Theatre in Melbourne we have invited some of todays best artists to interpret the songs of Paul Kelly. The lineup will star Missy Higgins, John Butler, Paul Dempsey, Katy Steele, Bob Evans, Ozi Batla, Dan Kelly, Clare Bowditch, Jae Laffer, Adalita, Dan Sultan, Megan Washington plus members of Augie March as the backing band and Ashley Naylor from Even as Musical Director.
This year marks Paul Kellys 30th anniversary as a solo recording artist (his debut single "Recognition" was released in 1979). This is the perfect moment for triple j to acknowledge and highlight his enormous contribution to Australian music. …