Image Courtesy of Mike Compton
Grammy award winning mandolinist Mike Compton will be winging his to Australia this October for a very special show at the State Theatre of Western Australia in Perth. Compton, the picker responsible for the mandolin parts on the O Brother Where Art Thou? soundtrack and the subsequent Down From the Mountain folk album, will be bringing together some of Western Australia’s, and indeed the country’s, finest musicians for In Constant Sorrow – A Night of Bluegrass.
Joining Mike Compton in Perth will be Kate Burke and Ruth Hazleton, Andrew and Karen Winton, Bluegrass Parkway, Bernard Carney and David Hyams, Jane Germain and Ian Simpson and Clarke’s Grey Vest. The show takes place on the 28th October with tickets and more information available here.
And just in case the Eastern states thought they were missing they needn’t worry – Mike Compton has also planned shows in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria. The full list of dates are below:
Friday 26th October – Brisbane, QLD
Sunday 28th October – State Theatre of Western Australia, Perth, WA
Friday 2nd November – Albany Town Hall, Albany, WA
Tuesday 6th November – Newport Folk Club, Melbourne, VIC
Wednesday 7th November – Yinnar Hotel, Yinnar, VIC
Friday 9th November – Cat and Fiddle Hotel, Sydney, NSW
Sunday 11th November – Wollongong, NSW