Village Green Hotel (Mulgrave, VIC)
Friday, 22 February 2019 6:30 PM
Brian Cadd is a bona-fide music legend. Platinum album seller. Multi-award-winning songwriter. Inducted into the Australian Songwriters Hall of Fame and recipient of an Order of Australia (AM). This powerhouse singer and piano player still rocks in today’s retro-pumped music business and is as energised and creative as ever. Recently Brian returned to his old stomping ground in Nashville to record a soon-to-be-released album under the masterful guidance of producer Mark Moffatt, and has relocated to the heart of his musical influences, Woodstock NY where he is embracing the musical culture and connections of the area. Singer, songwriter, producer - Brian Cadd has done it all. Cadd kicked off his career with two of the most celebrated bands of their day, The Groop and Axiom, with hits like Woman You’re Breaking Me and A Little Ray of Sunshine. He followed this with a string of massive hits as a solo artist with songs like Ginger Man, Let Go, Alvin Purple and the soundtrack to the classic Morning of the Earth surf movie. He toured extensively while also moving into ‘behind-thescenes’ rolesin the music industry, producing and working alongside music heavyweightsfrom around the globe. This included a 20-year stint at in Los Angeles with time at Capitol Records and seven years in Nashville heading up several successful music production companies and studios. Brian has written songs for the likes of Joe Cocker, Ringo Starr, John Farnham, Little River Band, Bonnie Tyler, Glen Campbell and The Pointer Sisters and his iconic status was acknowledged when he was inducted into the 2007 Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) Hall of Fame. At his core Brian is a live-in-concert performer, gracing stages to sold out crowds at the tender age of 71. His home is in front of an audience, where he can fully realise his own brand of humorous, age-ist anecdotal and ‘sing-along-with-me’ rock-n-roll.