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Martin Barre of Jethro Tull photo by Ros O'Gorman

Martin Barre of Jethro Tull photo by Ros O'Gorman

Jethro Tull co-founder Martin Barre to perform the music of Tull live in Australia

by Paul Cashmere on August 20, 2019

in News

Jethro Tull guitarist Martin Barre will perform the music of Jethro Tull on his first solo tour of Australia in November.

“It’s going to be an exciting set encompassing my 50 year history with Jethro Tull,” Barre said in a statement. “We love being on the road and touring, seeing our dedicated fans and we’re so excited to be coming to Australia this year! I receive so many emails from fans there asking when I’m next playing down under, so it will be brilliant to spend November playing for everyone and taking them on that incredible journey I had with the band.”

Jethro Tull lead singer Ian Anderson performed the music of Jethro Tull solo in Australia in 2017.

Martin’s most recent setlist is built around early Tull from the second album ‘Stand Up’ in 1969 and cutting off at 1987’s ‘Crest of a Knave’.

Martin Barre setlist 10 August 2019, Cropedy, England

Back to the Family (from Stand Up, 1969)
For a Thousand Mothers (from Stand Up, 1969)
Nothing Is Easy (from Stand Up, 1969)
To Cry You a Song (from Benefit, 1970)
Teacher (from Benefit, 1970)
Hymn 43 (from Aqualung, 1971)
Aqualung (from Aqualung, 1971)
Some Day the Sun Won’t Shine for You
Cheap Day Return (from Aqualung, 1971)
Life Is a Long Song (from Living In The Past, 1972)
War Child (from War Child, 1974)
Bungle in the Jungle (from War Child, 1974)
Heavy Horses (from Heavy Horses, 1978)
Songs From the Wood (from Songs From The Wood, 1977)
A New Day Yesterday (from Stand Up, 1969)
Jump Start (from Crest of a Knave, 1987)
Locomotive Breath (from Aqualung, 1971)

Martin Barre Plays 50 Years of Jethro Tull – November 2019

Wed 20 Factory Theatre, Sydney
Thu 21 Small Ballroom, Newcastle
Fri 22 Blue Mountain Theatre, Springwood
Sun 24 The Zoo, Brisbane
Wed 27 Memo, Melbourne
Thurs 28 The Corner, Melbourne
Fri 29 The Gov, Adelaide
Sat 30 Bar 1, Hilarys, Perth
Sun Dec 1 Freo-social, Fremantle

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