Sunday 28th February 2010
DAMIEN LEITH ‘Keys And Strings’ Tour
KATOOMBA RSL CLUB
86 Lurline St, Katoomba, Blue Mountains, Australia
Fresh from the release of his new album REMEMBER JUNE and album shows in Sydney and Melbourne, Damien Leith will be touring Queensland with four shows announced for February 2010. Damien will perform traditional Irish classics and contemporary hits as well as stand out tracks from REMEMBER JUNE.
Accompanied by the violin, guitar and piano Keys and Strings will showcase Damien’s striking vocals and audiences will discover why Damien is one of Australia’s favourite live performers.
True to his Celtic roots, the shows will see Damien perform a collection of Irish songs, many of which influenced his critically acclaimed REMEMBER JUNE, taking audiences on a journey from his musical past to present. From the folk tunes of the Dubliners and Christy Moore, to the smash hits of U2, the legendary tunes of Van Morisson and Damien Rice to the Operatic sounds of John McCormack, audiences will be treated to a musical fusion showcasing Damien’s development as a performer since he first landed on the Australian music scene in 2006 when won the 4th season of Australian Idol.
Of his upcoming shows Damien said “My Irish background is incredibly important to me and I am thrilled to have the opportunity to take this show to the stage.”
Since REMEMBER JUNE debuted in Australia audiences and critics alike have been mesmerised by Damien’s pop-rock tracks and new found sound, comparative to the likes of U2, Keane, Roy Oribson and Coldplay.
“Damien’s time has come. This album proves his brilliance as a singer and songwriter” – Sun Herald
“Leith has finally found his own voice embracing his Celtic roots and reveling in those rich Roy Orbison tones in the voice that captured the hearts of his fans” – Daily Telegraph
“Forget what you know about the former Australian Idol Damien Leith and start here. His musicianship is stronger than ever and his band is rocking. Lead single ‘To Get To You’ is an impressive platform to kick off from” – Sunday Telegraph
Doors Open 8pm. Show Starts 8:30pm.