AMERICANA | Album Tour [w/ band]
Americana. It’s music that draws from America’s roots, from country, folk, bluegrass, R&B, the blues … But to Mark Lizotte, the musician known and loved as Diesel, Americana is the very core of his being. It’s the music of his childhood and, as an artist born in America and raised in Australia, a link back to the land he’d left behind.
On his new album Americana, Diesel pays tribute to the artists that inspired the musician he would become – one of our nation’s most lauded, accomplished and hard-working rock guitarists and singers – by putting his own unique stamp on a collection of classic songs.
In short, he re-traces the steps of his musical education paying respect to Tom Petty, CCR, The Band, Bruce Springsteen, Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Bonnie Raitt and more.
To coincide with the release of his brand new album, Diesel will be embarking on a national Australian tour accompanied by his band who helped him bring these classic songs to life on record. The set will feature tracks from Americana as well as singles and other gems spanning his 15-album career.
Date: September 9, 2016
Location: Melbourne, VIC
Venue: Corner Hotel
Special Guests: Imogen Clark & Mia Wray
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