As part of our focus on original songwriting and storytelling, Indigo FM in conjunction with Arts Rutherglen and Destination Rutherglen, present Minor Gold live at Wahgunyah School of Arts Hall on Friday 21 April.
Minor Gold are the new Americana duo featuring ARIA nominated artists Tracy McNeil & Dan Parsons. From the opening strums of acoustic guitars, you are drawn into a world, wonderfully reminiscent of such classics like Van Morrison’s ‘Astral Weeks’ & Eric Clapton’s ‘461 Ocean Boulevard’ – transported down the hedonistic highway of early 70’s grooves, 60’s folk, and the romance of 80’s pop. Their stunning vocal blend, deft guitar playing and classic songcraft, make Minor Gold the real deal.
“We’re terrificly excited to have the opportunity to bring such a class act as Minor Gold to the area. We’ve been fans of both Tracy and Dan’s work for around a decade. They’ve released many outstanding albums between them with the band Tracy McNeil and the Good Life and also Dan’s work as a solo artist. Their new duo act is going to be a gorgeous night of Americana sounds and harmonies”, said Indigo FM President Scott Landells.
Kicking off the year with performances at Folk Alliance International in Kansas City USA, and making their Australian debut at Port Fairy Folk Festival in March, Minor Gold have hit the ground running. This show is not to be missed.
Support act will be Molly Jane. Molly is a young local singer-songwriter who has several years of tuition under the watchful eye of Andrew Baker at Victory Lutheran College and also Sal Kimber in her role as Indigo Shire Youth Development Officer from 2016-20.
“We’re always keen to encourage and offer performance opportunities to the region’s young up and coming songwriters and Molly fits that bill. She was in a cohort of young people whose performance opportunities were impacted very much by Covid as they were in their mid-teens at that time. She has written a number of her own songs and will showcase them along with a few covers as the opening act for Minor Gold”, Landells said.
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