Tex Perkins and Matt Walker have announced a series of dates together which could see Perkins dusting off a few classic Cruel Sea songs for the tour.
Matt Walker surfaced in 1992 with his debut album ‘Welcome Me Home’. In 2000 ‘his album ‘Soul Witness’ with Ashley Davies earned him an ARIA Award for Best Blues & Roots Album.
Perkins popped up a decade earlier as Tex Deadly and the Dum-Dums and then went onto Salamander Jim with Kim Salmon and Richard Ploog. The Beasts of Bourbon formed in 1983.
The Cruel Sea formed in 1988 and won five ARIA Awards for their now classic ‘The Honeymoon Is Over’ in 1993.
Thursday 13th September The Skylark Room, Upwey
Friday 14th September Caravan Music Club, Bentleigh East
Saturday 15th September Toff in Town, Melbourne
Sunday 16th September Publican, Mornington
Friday 5th October Norwood Hotel, Norwood
Saturday 6th October Victoria Hotel, O’Halloran Hill
Wednesday 17th October Camelot Lounge, Marrickville
Thursday 18th October Django Bar, Marrickville
Friday 19th October Lizotte’s, Newcastle
Saturday 20th October Hotel Gearin, Katoomba