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The Catholics: The Hills Are Alive

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Iconic Sydney band The Catholics star at “The Hills are Alive”, AIM’s event series celebrating Sydney’s vibrant music scene. The “The Hills Are Alive” is a special six-part music event series dedicated to highlighting Sydney’s inner city creative culture, reinforcing our reputation as the original home of great live music and entertainment. “The Hills are Alive” features a diverse offering of emerging musical talent, showcased live at the beautiful Australian Institute of Music.

ABOUT THE CATHOLICS:

In their 30th anniversary year, this all-star band are “still sounding like no one else” (John Shand, Sydney Morning Herald). Formed in 1991 by leader and bassist Lloyd Swanton (The Necks), this distinct and cherished local ensemble has formed a body of beautifully crafted music over three decades. Taking in various African, Caribbean, Latin and Eastern influences, their performances are consistently uplifting and full of joy.     

 MEMBERS:

Lloyd Swanton (bass), Sandy Evans (saxophones), James Greening (trombone), Gary Daley (piano/accordion), Jon Pease (guitar), Fabian Hevia (percussion), Hamish Stuart (drums) 

 

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