THE WOLF BROTHERS join LEE KERNAGHAN'S Tour

THE WOLFE BROTHERS SIGN UP FOR LEE KERNAGHAN’S TOUR

THE SONGS & THE STORIES IN CONCERT

Many say they are the hottest band in country music and Lee Kernaghan certainly agrees. Lee has signed up Australia’s Got Talent finalists The Wolfe Brothers for another national tour that will run for three months.

The Songs & The Stories In Concert tour kicks off on September 3 in Townsville QLD, and continuing to every state until mid-November. This tour will also see the third anniversary of the Kernaghan – Wolfe Brothers musical relationship.

Lee saw the band perform on Australia’s Got Talent and was blown away with their energy and sound. A couple of weeks after seeing them on the show he flew them up to Sydney for an audition. After playing just three songs in the studio, he hired them as his band for the Beautiful Noise National Tour and also gave them the coveted ‘Special Guest’ spot on the tour.

This support means to world to the boys from Tasmania. “There is no denying that Lee’s belief in us has been a huge catalyst in making our dream of becoming full time touring band a reality,” says lead guitarist Brodie Rainbird. “Thanks to LK we have been able to tour and play the songs from our two albums to full houses all over Australia and then have the privilege of playing on stage with one of our country music heroes. It is still sort of surreal looking across the stage and seeing Lee performing with us and playing the songs that we listened to hundreds of times driving to gigs in Tasmania over the years. It has been a great ride with Lee and we have loved every minute of it.”

Nick Wolfe says The Songs & The Stories tour with Lee will be a great experience for the four-piece. “It will stretch us as musicians and as performers,” he says. “Lee is doing the show in two parts, something he has never done before. Part One will feature the stories behind some of his most important songs. We will be performing these songs with him in a semi-acoustic mode where Lee will give a unique insight into the stories behind the hits. It will be intimate and I guess is an extension of the book Lee released earlier this year, which was pretty much an insight into the stories behind many of the songs that Lee has recorded during his career. In Part Two, we will perform songs from Lee’s Spirit Of The Anzacs album. These songs are real life stories that pay tribute to our Anzacs over the last 100 years. We are definitely feeling the pressure to deliver our very best. This tour is so much more than our usual shows. Each song will be brought to life with a production that incorporates amazing theatrical lighting and a large video screen. It is going to be incredible.”

Drummer Casey Kostiuk says there will be two additional musicians and vocalists joining the band on stage for Lee’s show. “Christie Lamb and Jonathan English will work with Tom and Nick to create a four-part vocal group behind Lee plus between Christie and Jonathan they add additional acoustic guitar, electric guitar, keyboards, mandolin and banjo to the band,” he says. “I am also looking forward to playing percussion in the semi-acoustic part of the show.  I feel that this tour is going to be an awesome experience for us and our aim is to deliver a musical journey to the audience.”

The whole band is looking forward to this special tour. “I am a big fan of Christie Lamb” says Tom Wolfe. “I am looking forward to working with her and Jonathan. It will be a great show for the fans with Christie opening the concert with a couple of her songs. We will then do a selection of our songs in the semi-acoustic mode as well. As a band we feel it is really important to stretch ourselves and thanks to Lee we have been given numerous opportunities where we have had to step outside of our performance comfort zone and deliver for LK and for the audience. This show is a massive example of that stretching outside the normal and safe boundaries that we are familiar with. This show is going to be amazing and we are looking forward to performing our best songs in a semi-acoustic and intimate setting. Brother Nick is busy practicing his keyboard skills for this tour and this will add another dimension to our band for the future.”

Plans for a Live CD / DVD are in work to release for the tour in September. When the tour wraps up in November The Wolfe Brothers will be heading to Nashville to record their highly anticipated third album with producer Luke Wooten.

Catch The Wolfe Brothers on tour with Lee Kernaghan  - The Songs & The Stories In Concert

 

Thursday 3rd September 2015 | 8pm

Townsville Entertainment Centre, TOWNSVILLE QLD

www.tecc.net.au | (07) 4771 4000

 

Friday 4th September 2015 | 8pm

Mackay Entertainment Centre, MACKAY QLD

www.mackayecc.com.au | (07) 4961 9777

 

Saturday 5th September 2015 | 8pm

Pilbeam Theatre, ROCKHAMPTON QLD

www.seeitlive.com.au | (07) 4927 4111

 

Sunday 6th September 2015 | 8pm

Moncrieff Entertainment Centre, BUNDABERG QLD

www.moncrieff-bundaberg.com.au | (07) 4130 4100

 

Friday 11th September 2015 | 8pm

Twin Towns Services Club, TWEED HEADS NSW

www.twintowns.com.au | 1800 014 014

 

Saturday 12th September 2015 | 8pm

Eatons Hill Hotel, BRISBANE QLD

www.eatonshillhotel.com.au | (07) 3325 6777

 

Friday 18th September 2015 | 8pm

Empire Theatre, TOOWOOMBA QLD

www.empiretheatre.com.au | 1300 655 299

 

Saturday 19th September 2015 | 8pm

Nambour Civic Theatre, NAMBOUR QLD

www.scvenuesandevents.com.au | (07) 5475 7777

 

Sunday 20th September 2015 | 8pm

Brolga Theatre, MARYBOROUGH QLD

www.ourfrasercoast.com.au | (07) 4122 6060

 

Friday 25th September 2015 | 8pm

Wrest Point Entertainment Centre, HOBART TAS

www.tixtas.com.au | 1300 795 257

 

Saturday 26th September 2015 | 8pm

Albert Hall, LAUNCESTON TAS

www.theatrenorth.com.au | (03) 6323 3666

Sunday 27th September 2015 | 8pm

Burnie Town Hall, BURNIE TAS

www.burniearts.net | (03) 6430 5850

 

Tuesday 13th October 2015 | 8pm

Albany Entertainment Centre, ALBANY WA

www.ticketek.com.au | (08) 9844 5005

 

Wednesday 14th October 2015 | 8pm

Bunbury Regional Entertainment Centre, BUNBURY WA

www.bunburyentertainment.com | 1300 661 272

 

Friday 16th October 2015 | 8pm

Queens Park Theatre, GERALDTON WA

www.queensparktheatre.com.au | (08) 9956 6662

 

Saturday 17th October 2015 | 8pm

Regal Theatre, PERTH WA

www.regaltheatre.com.au | (08) 9388 2066

 

Friday 23rd October 2015 | 8pm

Her Majesty’s Theatre, ADELAIDE SA

www.bass.net.au | 131 246

 

Saturday 24th October 2015 | 8pm

Barossa Arts & Convention Centre, TANUNDA SA

www.barossaconvention.org | (08) 8561 4299

 

Wednesday 28th October 2015 | 8pm

Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre, NOWRA NSW

www.shoalhavenentertainment.com.au | 1300 788 503

 

Thursday 29th October 2015 | 8pm

Anita’s Theatre, THIRROUL NSW

www.anitastheatrethirroul.com  | 136 100

 

Friday 30th October 2015 | 8pm

Canberra Theatre, CANBERRA ACT

www.canberratheatrecentre.com.au | (02) 6275 2700

 

Wednesday 4th November 2015 | 8pm

Albury Entertainment Centre, ALBURY NSW

www.alburycity.nsw.gov.au/entertainment | (02) 6043 5610

 

Thursday 5th November 2015 | 8pm

Eastbank Concert Hall, SHEPPARTON VIC

www.riverlinksvenues.com.au | (03) 5832 9511

 

Friday 6th November 2015 | 8pm

Ulumburra Theatre, BENDIGO VIC

www.ulumbarratheatre.com.au | (03) 5434 6100

 

Saturday 7th November 2015 | 8pm

The Palms at Crown, MELBOURNE VIC

www.ticketmaster.com.au | 136 100

 

Friday 13th November 2015 | 8pm

Evan Theatre, PENRITH NSW

www.penrith.panthers.com.au | (02) 4720 5555

 

Saturday 14th November 2015 | 8pm

Newcastle Civic Theatre, NEWCASTLE NSW

www.civictheatrenewcastle.com.au/whats-on | (02) 4929 1977

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