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Russell Morris at The Espy St Kilda 24 April 2019 photo by Noise11

Russell Morris at The Espy St Kilda 24 April 2019 photo by Noise11

Russell Morris To Perform Sydney Opera House and Arts Centre Melbourne With Orchestra

by Paul Cashmere on April 18, 2023

in News

Russell Morris will perform in both Sydney and Melbourne in July with the 54-piece Southern Cross Symphony orchestra and a ten-piece band.

David Hirshfelder (Little River Band and John Farnham Band) has arranged the songs with the setlist spanning Russell’s entire career, including rarities you may not expect to hear.

Russell was 18 years old when he started out with the band Somebody’s Image in 1966. His first hit was a cover of Joe South’s ‘Hush’ in 1967.

In 1969 the started a string of solo hits with back to back number one songs ‘The Real Thing’ and then ‘Part Three into Paper Walls’.

Russell reinvented his career with the blues trilogy starting with ‘Sharkmouth’ in 2012.

In 2021 and 2022, Russell took on a Mexican Day of the Dead theme with the Jack Chrome albums, ‘Jack Chrome and the Darkness Waltz’ with Rick Springfield in 2021 and ‘The Dreams of Jack Chrome’ by himself in 2022.

Russell Morris dates:
SUNDAY JULY 2 at Sydney Opera House
TUESDAY JULY 4 at Arts Centre Melbourne

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