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ARIA Award winner for the Best Blues Roots
Album in 2016 with ‘Red Dirt Red Heart’, Aus-
tralian music legend, Russell Morris will be at
the Westernport Hotel San Remo on Saturday,
At only $30, tickets are selling fast.
Shooting to fame in the middle 60s with Some-
body’s Image, Russell had a string of hits includ-
ing Hush and the Bob Dylan classic Baby Blue.
In 1969 he and producer Molly Meldrum re-
leased ‘The Real Thing’, Australia’s only true
psychedelic #1 hit and a song that is played
regularly on commercial radio to this day.
Following that, Russell penned breakthrough
hits such as; Sweet Sweet Love, Wings of an
Eagle, Rachel, Part 3 into Paper Walls, The Girl
That I Love and many, many more.
You’re bound to hear most of these played at
the Westernport this Saturday.
Constantly in demand, Russell stills tours na-
tionally throughout the year as well as appear-
ances internationally. He has worked alongside
industry heavyweights like Cher, The Bee Gees,
Linda Ronstadt, The Beach Boys and toured
Australia with the hugely successful Long Way
To The Top in 2012.
In 2012 Russell released the Sharkmouth Al-
bum a collection of tunes written about Austra-
lian historical characters.
Sharkmouth reached #1 position on the
iTunes Blues Charts and #1 on the Australian
Blues Radio Charts, Russell won the 2013 ARIA
award for Best Blues n Roots album for Shark-
In April 2014 Russell released Van Diemen’s
Land. Van Diemen’s Land picks up where Shark-
mouth left off, this time covering great Austra-
lian characters and stories including Breaker
Morant, Sandakan, the Eureka Stockade and
many more. Morris is joined on Van Diemen’s
Land by a host of special guest artists including
Joe Camilleri, Rick Springfield, Rob Hirst (Mid-
night Oil), Scott Owen (The Living End), the late
Ross Hannaford (Daddy Cool), Vika and Linda
Bull, Phil Manning (Chain) and Joe Robinson.
In 2015 Russell released the third Album in
his Blues Trilogy Red Dirt – Red Heart Debuting
at six on the National Aria Charts and still going
strong in the charts today hitting the #1 on the
National Aria Blues/Jazz Charts
Red Dirt - Red Heart tells a story of the Austra-
lian interior. Any history of Australia albeit very
brief, must include the people who have inhabited
this wonderful country for at least 40,000 years.
Following Russell Morris on Saturday, Janu-
ary 21 at the Westernport are the following:
• Wedneday, January 25 – Paul Dempsey
• Friday, January 27 – Kingswood ($25/$30)
• Sunday, January 29 – Jimi Hocking
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WHAT’S ON AT
161 Marine Pde, San Remo T: 5678 5205
AHA Victoria – Best Live Entertainment
Venue, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2016, 2017
Sat Jan 21 RUSSELL MORRIS
($30 - Tix selling fast)
Wed Jan 25 PAUL DEMPSEY
Fri Jan 27 KINGSWOOD
Sun Jan 29 JIMI HOCKING
The real thing is coming to the Westernport
Aussie music icon, Russell Morris has added further to his legend with his latest quality
releases. Hear him again at the Westernport this Saturday night.
ARE you stuck for an exciting New Year’s
The Dalyston Hall Committee are encour-
aging people to take up dancing in 2017.
Learn to glide effortlessly over the antique
jarrah floorboards of the Dalyston hall, mov-
ing your body along to the sounds of smooth
The Hall Committee members have great
faith in the positive influence that dancing
can have on people’s well-being.
Dancing is a great way to incorporate
physical exercise, mental exercise, and social
interaction, making it a great activity for the
mind, body and soul.
Members from the Dalyston Hall Commit-
tee will be running dancing lessons through-
out the year, to share their love of dance and
music with the wider community.
For the sixth year in a year, dancing les-
sons will take place on Thursday nights from
Running from 7pm until 10pm every
Thursday night until the Christmas break,
would-be dancers of all abilities are encour-
aged to come along and learn a few moves.
A partner is helpful for the balancing of num-
bers, but not essential. Tea, coffee and biscuits
are served during the mid-session break.
Ballroom dance moves will be taught in a
country social ballroom scene, creating a re-
laxed and casual environment to learn how
There are no starchy instructors at Da-
lyston, just friendly volunteers happy to
share their knowledge and experience.
For this reason, there is no fee as such, but
a donation towards the upkeep costs of the
Hall would be appreciated.
If you would like to give dancing a try, just
drop in any Thursday night from 7pm.
The hall is now air conditioned, so don’t let
hot summer nights deter you from learning
how to dance.
For more information, email the committee
at firstname.lastname@example.org, or phone Peter
at 0488 574 271.
Learn to dance at Dalyston
Team leaders at Dalyston’s Thursday
night beginners dancing group, Peter and
Lorna Dawson, will take you through basic
ballroom moves step by step.
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