Since their formation in 1981, Hoodoo Gurus can boast 9 x ARIA Top 20 albums, 9 x ARIA Top 40 singles and a host of multi-platinum albums
They’re mainstays on the live scene (selling out shows around the world including Brazil, Europe, Canada, Australia and the US many times over) and perpetually influential to a new generation of artists that have arrived after them.
Their debut album, Stoneage Romeos went to #1 on the US Alternative/College Albums Chart and remained there for four consecutive weeks, with it also becoming one of the most played albums of that year on the college network.
The band’s subsequent albums, Mars Needs Guitars!, Blow Your Cool, and Magnum Cum Louder all reached the Billboard 200 and topped the Alternative charts.
Hoodoo Gurus evocative and relatable lyricism, peerless song writing, with a hint of punk attitude – placed in a distinctively Australian context have provided a careful balance of critical success and enduring mainstream appeal for 40 years.
Hoodoo Gurus are Dave Faulkner (vocals, guitars), Brad Shepherd (vocals, guitars), Rick Grossman (vocals, bass) and Nik Reith (drums).
Great Southern Night and Premier artists are proud to bring The Hoodoo Gurus to Newcastle for a special show at Bar on the Hill
Great Southern Nights 2024 will take place from 8-24 March 2024 featuring more than 300 gigs across 17 nights throughout Sydney’s inner city and Western Sydney, as well as shows in seven key music communities across NSW, including Tamworth, Wagga, Newcastle, Wollongong and the Northern Rivers.