As we move from Winter through to Spring so are the days of Brian Campeau’s life. The Sydney, by way of Canada, singer-songwriter will be launching his critically acclaimed sophomore album Mostly Winter Sometimes Spring at east coast venues throughout September and October.
The tour will feature Brian on guitar and lead vocals with an all-girl all-star backing ensemble including Elana Stone (accordion & vocals), Lauren Yates (cello & vocals) and Nicola Ossher (percussion & vocals).
Celebrated for his powerful tenor voice, unique instrumentation, unusual arrangements and organic, left field production, Brian Campeau is no regular singer-songwriter. He’s trying something a little different, and succeeding!
Released on August 1 to rave review Brian’s new album, Mostly Winter Sometimes Spring, sees him take a very different approach to song writing, while continuing to make the most of his gift for melody and mood.
One instrument was chosen for each song on the album, and played in whichever way worked best for each particular track. Imagine melodicas, cellos, harmoniums and glockenspiels caressed, thrown, strummed, and deliberately misused in a bid to express Campeau’s experiences over the last two years.
A genuine talent of mood and music this Sydney troubadour deserves your immediate attention.
Celebrate the release of Mostly Winter Sometimes Spring on
Friday 18 – The Clarendon Guesthouse
w/ Lachlan Coleman
Wednesday 23 – Bar 303
w/ Brendan Welch
Thursday 24 – Trade Hall
w/ Elana Stone
Wednesday 30 – View Factory
Sunday 4 – Folkus Club
Sunday 11 – Fringe Bar
w/ Chris Arnott, Ophelia of the Spirits
Friday 16 – Beach Stone Café
North Sapphire/Bellingen, NSW
Saturday 17 – Lismore City Bowling Club
Wednesday 21 – Alhambra Lounge (Midweek Martini)
w/ Ed Guglielmino, Cowper
Thurs 22 – Bon Amici
w/ Ed Guglielmino