Put on your boots and grab your hat, it’s time to party! Smoking by name and smoking by nature, the Smokin’ Crawdads are like nothing you’ve ever seen before offering raw, fresh sounds with a new spin. Running the gamut from Gutbucket Blues through to Culture Shock Country, Memphis-soaked swamp rock and a ballad or two that could wring tears from the eye of a spud!
Winners of the Group/Duo section of the 2010 Queensland Country Music Awards with their debut CD “Straight to the Pool Room”, the Crawdads can kick any crowd into party-mode with crazy capers, a good-time repertoire and high-octane guitar-smarts.
Even the line up of musicians is smoking including Mick Martin, Greg Lyon, Doug Gallacher, Brendan Radford & Randal Terrens. “Captain Craw”, Mick Martin on guitar and vocals is an award wining guitarist whose played with the likes of The Drifters, Slim Dusty Barry Crocker and Normie Rowe to name a few.
Greg Lyon on bass & vocals is one of Australia’s finest electric bassists & musicians with a career spanning more than 30 years he has performed & recorded with big names like Richard Clapton, John Farnham, Tommy Emmanuel, Olivia Newton-John and John Denver.
Doug Gallacher on drums & percussion is no slouch either and has worked on over 300 albums and played with the Jeff Harvey Bard for over 20 years and has played with a huge list of artists including Dusty Springfield, Felicity Urquhart, James Blundell, Peter Allen, Slim Dusty and the Supremes, Temptations and Tom Jones!
Brendan Radford on guitar, blues harp & vocals is the newest addition to the Smokin’ Crawdads and is a gifted vocalist/guitarist who is three time Australian national bluegrass champion. He’s peformed with the Lee Kernaghan’s touring band for over ten years, the Australian Country Music Awards house band for the past six years as well performing and/or recording with artists like Gina Jeffreys, Troy Cassar-Daly and Guy Sebastian.
Randal Terrens on keyboards, guitar & vocals adds a bit more spice to the Crawdads mix with 20 years working alongside such talents as Mick Pealing, Garry Caruthers, Chris Stockley, Terry Dean and Gary Young, Eric Burdon, Cameron Daddo, Billy Miller & most recently young rising star Travis Collins.
Catch them at Tewantin Noosa RSL on Friday 22nd November from 8pm in the Diggers Bar. Tickets are free for members and $10 for non-members and can be booked on dial’n’charge on 5447 1766
The Crawdads Are Smokin!
Tewantin-Noosa RSL, Memorial Avenue, Tewantin
Friday 22nd of November 2013
Tickets are free for members and $10 for non-members
For further information please contact 07 5447 1766
Tewantin - Noosa RSL, Tewantin
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