Brisbane concert, & new music!

I'm excited to share a couple of news items with you today... 

For Brisbane friends: I will playing a concert set next week Sep 29, @ New Farm Bowls Club, where I'll be presenting a selection of brand-new tunes…

Video lessons now available...

I've been creating video lessons of some of my most requested tunes. Ive broken the songs down into sections, & each video in the lesson set focuses on a section. Each download includes 5 or 6 videos, plus detailed TAB/notation…

Duet: 'Stranger on the Shore' with Brian May

'Stranger on the Shore' was an instrumental hit in 1961, for clarinettist Acker Bilk. I remember hearing this track as a child (it was in my father's record collection) and as an 18yo, I took clarinet lessons, and this was…

Isolation inspiration with Andrea (Italy) & Adam (Austria)

Andrea Valeri & Adam Rafferty are 2 players that Ive known for a long time, and over the years, we've played quite a few shows together, in Europe as well as Australia.

'Primo Incontro' is Italian for 'first meeting', and…

Isolation Inspiration...

I've been using this 'lock-down' time to develop my 'Do It Yourself' video skills; I've been posting almost daily videos, shot at my home in Brisbane. It's been fun connecting with musicians around my city, Australia, and around the world…

Collister & Fix NSW tour dates Feb/Mar

Christine & I continue to wind our way through NSW & Qld over the next few weeks.

NSW dates...

FEB 21@ 20:00 @CentroCBD Wollongong TICKETS

FEB 22@ 19:00 St Andrews Hall - Temora TICKETS

FEB 23@ 19:00 Bloomfield Hall Orange …

January: Tamworth to Victoria - Collister & Fix

Hi friends, 

The Illawarra Folk Festival (last weekend) was a blast, and now Collister & Fix are heading down to Melbourne, and Ballarat, just 3 shows, with 1 sold out! 

Jan 31 Albert Park Yacht Club 5 Aquatic Dr, South…

Thank You Fireys!

Friends around the world are seeing images of the devastating fires happening here in Australia, & I thank you for your emails of concern & support. 

My home (Brisbane) is relatively unaffected by the blazes, but everyone has been affected…

What, it's Christmas already??

Hi Gang, 

I don't know about you, but this year has gone by quicker than any year I can remember. It's also been one of the busiest years I've ever had. In September I turned 60, and with it came…

Golden Guitar finalists announced

The CMAA have announced the finalists for the 2020 Golden Guitar Awards. Winners will be announced in Tamworth, January 25th.

Im a finalist in the 'Instrumental of the Year' category, with The Balcony Bunch - (Band Version)

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Home for summer

Hello gang,

After ten weeks of travelling (Europe/UK), I'm back home in Brisbane, just in time for summer heat, and the bushfire season. It was a fantastic tour, so many great memories & new friends. Jet lag is always a…