OCMS & Valerie June for A Taste Of Americana!


Acclaimed Statesiders Old Crow Medicine Show have announced that they will return to Australia for the first time in eight years to play their acclaimed Blonde on Blonde Live show in a string of East Coast dates this September and October, in addition to their already-announced performance at the Caloundra Music Festival.

Hailing from the Birthplace of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Memphian and fellow Tennessean Valerie June, who has shared the stage with the likes of Sharon Jones, Sturgill Simpson, Jake Bugg and even The Rolling Stones at Hyde Park, will join Old Crow Medicine Show on their Australian run, rounding out the ‘Taste of Americana’ double-bill for local audiences.

This tremendous pairing of Tennessee artists will take the stage at Brisbane’s The Tivoli on Thursday September 28, Melbourne’s Forum Theatre on Sunday October 1, closing with an all-ages show at the Enmore Theatre in Sydney on Tuesday October 3.

Celebrated by the industry, music lovers and their peers alike, Old Crow Medicine Show are dual Grammy Award winners that have been inducted as members of the iconic Grand Ole Opry, have achieved platinum certification for their classic single ‘Wagon Wheel’ (a ‘co-write’ with Bob Dylan), and have played some of the most famous venues and festivals in the world.

On their Australian shows, Old Crow Medicine Show will pay tribute to their music icon, Bob Dylan, by playing his seminal 1966 album, Blonde On Blonde, in full. First performed at Nashville’s Country Music Hall of Fame last year to coincide with the 50th Anniversary of the record’s release, the band went on to release their live own live recording, 50 Years Of Blonde On Blonde, in April.

Valerie June‘s latest record The Order Of Time has received rave reviews since its release earlier this year.  The 35-year old singer and multi-instrumentalist, born in Jackson, Tennesssee, has now released four albums since 2006 as well as an EP recorded with members of the Old Crow Medicine Show.

A Taste of Americana and is presented in collaboration with the AmericanaFest, hosted annually in September is Nashville, Tennessee. AmericanaFest brings together tens of thousands of fans and music industry professionals alike, offering six days of celebration through seminars, panels and networking opportunities by day and more than 300 artist showcases by night.



With Special Guest Valerie June

Presented by Chugg Entertainment


Thursday 28th September – The Tivoli

Tickets from ticketmaster.com.au or 136 100


Sunday 1st October – Forum Theatre

Ticket from ticketmaster.com.au or 136 100


Tuesday 3rd October – Enmore Theatre

Tickets from ticketek.com.au or 132 849

Brian Wise

Brian Wise was the Editor of Addicted To Noise‘s Australian site from 1997 – 2002. The site won two ONYA Awards as Best Online Music Magazine in 1999 & 2000. He has also been Editor since its reincarnation in 2013. He also presents the weekly music interview program Off The Record on 102.7 Triple R-FM (rrr.org.au) in Melbourne. It is networked to 45+ stations across Australia on the Community Radio Network and is a four-time winner of the Best Music Program Award from the Community Broadcasting Association of Australia. In 2012, it was nominated as a finalist in the Excellence in Music Programming category. Brian was also the Founding Editor & Publisher of Rhythms Magazine and is now its Senior Contributing Editor.

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