Russell Morris & Band
Russell Morris and Band Friday 28th October 2016
Aria Hall of Fame inductee, #1 selling Platinum artist, King of Pop, Australian Icon!!
In 1969 he and producer Molly Meldrum released “The Real Thing”, Australia’s only true psychedelic #1 hit and a song that is played regularly on commercial radio to this day.
Following that, Russell penned breakthrough hits such as; Sweet Sweet Love, Wings of an Eagle, Rachel, Part 3 into Paper Walls, The Girl That I Love and many many more………
Constantly in demand, Russell stills tours nationally throughout the year as well as appearances internationally. Russell has worked alongside industry heavyweights like Cher, The Bee Gees, Linda Ronstadt, The Beach Boys and toured Australia with the hugely successful “Long Way To The Top” in 2012.
In 2012 Russell released the Sharkmouth Album a collection of tunes written about Australian historical characters.
Sharkmouth reached #1 position on the iTunes Blues Charts & #1 on the Australian Blues Radio Charts, Russell won the 2013 ARIA award for Best Blues n Roots album for Sharkmouth.
Come April 2014 and Russell released Van Diemen’s Land, picking up where Sharkmouth left off, covering great Australian characters and stories, before releasing the third album in his Blues Trilogy Red Dirt – Red Heart, debuting at 6 on the National Aria Charts and still going strong in the charts today hitting the #1 on the National Aria Blues/Jazz Charts.
Russel Morris and band bring the best of the best together in this very special show at The Grand Hotel Mornington this October which is sure to be an unforgettable evening for every blues, roots, and music lover that is lucky enough to experience it!