John Williamson - In Concert

John Williamson - In Concert
6 July 2024
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8 p.m.
John Williamson
Title: John Williamson: Australia’s Premier Country Music Treasure

John Robert Williamson AM is an accomplished Australian country music singer-songwriter. Renowned for weaving the iconic Australian landscape into his lyrics, Williamson has successfully carved out an impressive career spanning over 50 years, making him one of the pillars of the country music genre in his homeland.

Life and Career Beginnings

Born on November 16, 1945, in Kerang, Victoria, John Williamson developed an early affinity for music and the Aussie outback. He released his first album, "John Williamson," in 1970, but it was his hit track "Old Man Emu," that catapulted him into the national spotlight, winning him the Golden Guitar at the Country Music Awards of Australia in 1970.

Prolific Career

Over the course of his enviable music career, Williamson has released more than fifty albums, garnered numerous awards, and indelibly left his mark on the Australian cultural landscape.


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