Paul Kelly contributed one of the all-time great Christmas songs in ‘How To Make Gravy’, and now he’s giving us a pretty bloody good Christmas gig as well, with Gang of Youths, Meg Mac and Gretta Ray joining him in Melbourne to celebrate the song, and the season.
It really is an excellent lineup too, gathering at Melbourne’s Sidney Myer Music Bowl on December 26. Gang of Youths are in the ascendancy right now, their sophomore album Go Farther In Lightness winning them huge acclaim, while Meg Mac’s debut LP Low Blows found a similar reception earlier this year, and Gretta Ray is one of the country’s best emerging talents.
Tickets to the show go on sale Wednesday November 1, but there’s also a presale for Frontier members starting on Monday October 30, so check out the details below and don’t miss out.
Paul also recently announced a huge national tour in support of his brilliant new record Life Is Fine – his first ever ARIA #1. He’ll be joined on the tour by Middle Kids, Busby Marou and Steve Earle, and it all kicks off on November 4 and runs through to November 25.
For a bit of insight into his 15th album, we had a great chat with Paul about life, music, and his songwriting process ahead of its release, which you can read here.
He also just dropped a fun new clip for his recent single ‘Firewood and Candles’, which sees him pulling on the chef duds not to make gravy, but instead a selection of hideous retro-inspired monstrosities – give it a look below.
Paul Kelly presents Making Gravy
With Gang of Youths, meg Mac and Gretta Ray
Frontier members presale here from Monday October 30 (12pm AEDT) to Tuesday October 31 (12pm AEDT)
General sale from Wednesday November 1 (10am AEDT)
Saturday 16 December
Sidney Myer Music Bowl, Melbourne VIC (AA)