News — 11 January 2013
Kim Churchill Extends National Tour

Acclaimed singer/songwriter will return home to Australia this January, kicking his summer touroff with special guest on January 5th, 2013 at Thornbury Theatre in Melbourne.

Kim is currently headlining a 26-date national tour of Canada that started less than a week after dates with The Beardsand The Snowdropperswith his Australian tour covering five states through January and February.

is acknowledged for his guitar talents with a unique technique and explosive style shaped by intricate fingerpicking, percussive beats on the body of the guitar, and two-handed tapping intertwined with a 24 inch Kick drum, cascading harmonica melodies, and soulful voice.

Kim’s musical journey began in 2009 busking and traveling Australia in a campervan to share his music with friends and strangers alike. Since then, he has won the National Youth Folk Artist of the Year award in 2009, been selected from hundreds by the Byron Bay Bluesfest Busker competition in 2010, and has played the main stage each year since then before artists like Bob Dylan, Michael Franti or Ben Harper. 2012 saw Kim touring relentlessly worldwide, and he will have played over 300 shows by the end of this year!

His second album Detail of Distance, the debut release on Indica Australia, was recorded in Vancouver Canada and produced by Todd Simko. The eleven tracks showcase a maturing artist whose traditional folk/blues edge is developing with a rockier edge, an aspect clearly highlighted by the album’s first single Season’s Grind.

KIM CHURCHILL SUMMER TOUR

Wed 2 Jan – ‘Indica Showcase’ @ The Vanguard, Sydney NSW **
Sat 5 Jan – Thornbury Theatre, Melbourne VIC *
Sun 6 Jan – Beav’s Bar, Geelong VIC *
Wed 9 Jan – The Brass Monkey, Cronulla NSW *
Thurs 10 Jan – Cambridge Hotel Side Bar, Newcastle NSW *
Fri 11 Jan – Heritage Hotel, Wollongong NSW *
Sat 12 Jan – The Basement, Sydney NSW *
Fri 18 Jan – Clancy’s Fish Pub, Fremantle WA *
Sat 19 Jan – Settler’s Tavern, Margaret River WA *
Sun 20 Jan – Indi Bar, Scarborough WA *
Tues 22 Jan – The Loft, Gold Coast QLD *
Wed 23 Jan – Black Bear Lodge, Brisbane QLD *
Thurs 24 Jan – Sol Bar, Maroochydore QLD *
Fri 25 Jan – The Northern Hotel, Byron Bay NSW *
Sat 26 Jan – ‘Widgefest’, Jugiong NSW
Thurs 31 Jan – Theatre Royal, Castlemaine VIC***
Fri 1 Feb – Melbourne Zoo Twilight Series, Melbourne VIC ***
Sat 2 Feb – Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre, Wangaratta VIC
Tues 5 Feb – The Aztec, Forster NSW
Sat 9 Feb – Finnians Irish Pub, Port Macquarie
Thurs 14 – Twyford Hall, Merimbula NSW
Sat 16 Feb – ‘Garden of Unearthly Delights’ @ Paradiso Spiegeltent, Adelaide SA
Sun 17 Feb – ‘Fringe Comes to Birdwood’, Birdwood High School, Birdwood SA
Wed Feb 20 – Transit Bar, Canberra ACT
Fri 22 – Sun 24 Feb – Cobargo Folk Festival, Cobargo NSW
Thurs 28 Feb – Fly By Night, Fremantle WA
Fri 1 – Sun 3 March – Nannup Music Festival, Nannup WA
Fri 8 – Mon 11 March – Port Fairy Folk Festival, Port Fairy VIC
Fri 15 – Sun 17 March – Blue Mountains Music Festival, Katoomba NSW

* With
** Indica industry showcase with Half Moon Run (CAN)
*** With Kate Miller-Heidke

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