Diesel will release his new album ‘Americana’ in July and set out around Australia across May and June to showcase the album.
‘Americana’ is an appropriate album for the US born, Australian based musician. “It’s such a broad term, Americana – it means different things to different people,” Diesel says. “From moving out here from America, then moving back and forth again … I wonder if I would have as much fascination and love for American music if I had just stayed in America all my life and never made it out to Australia? It’s safe to say I probably wouldn’t.”
Diesel has released two songs from the album for fans to get a taste of what is to come.
Tom Petty’s Here Comes My Girl
“I remember hearing him on radio in the ’70s when we lived in Arizona. That’s a song I had a real attachment to from when I first heard the opening chords – they have this beautiful lilt to them.”
Bob Dylan’s Queen Jane Approximately
“What more can I say – guitar players like me just love Bob Dylan songs, going right back to Jimi Hendrix saying, ‘That’d be a good song to let a guitar go nuts on …’ (about All Along the Watch Tower)”.
Fri 29 Apr Central Hotel | Shellharbour, NSW
Fri 06 May Laurieton United Services Club | Laurieton, NSW
Sat 7 May South West Rocks Country Club | Sth West Rocks, NSW
Fri 13 May Nelson Bay Diggers, Nelson Bay, NSW
Sat 14 May Panorama Lounge, Central Coast, NSW
Fri 20 May Blues on Broadbeach | Gold Coast, QLD
Sat 21 May Star Court Theatre | Lismore, NSW
Thu 26 May Robertson Inn | Robertson, NSW | SOLD OUT!
Fri 27 May Club Sapphire | Merimbula, NSW
Sat 28 May Astor Hotel | Goulburn, NSW
Fri 3 Jun Gateway Hotel | Geelong, VIC
Sat 4 Jun Village Green Hotel | Mulgrave, VIC
Fri 10 Jun Chelsea Heights Hotel | Chelsea Heights, VIC
Sat 11 Jun Shoppingtown Hotel | Doncaster, VIC
Sun 12 Jun York on Lilydale | Mt Evelyn, VIC
Thu 16 Jun Sutton’s House Of Music | Ballarat, VIC
Fri 17 Jun Sutton’s House Of Music, Ballarat, VIC | SOLD OUT!
Fri 24 Jun – Sun 26 Jun Lizotte’s | Newcastle, NSW
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