Australian music industry stalwart, St Kilda music icon, friend and regular performer at MEMO Music Hall Justin Brady recently lost his house and all he owns in the devastating Mallacoota Bushfires.
Help MEMO help out our mate and come along to see some of Melbourne’s finest musicians perform to raise funds so Justin can rebuild. All proceeds go directly to Justin
He built the house 25 years ago but only just recently in the last three months decided to live there as his base. Previously he had lived there but toured with a plethora of great Australian bands including ARIA Award-Winning band ‘Things Of Stone And Wood‘
Donating there time to help with the cause, we have a stack of Justin’s friends coming as special guests. Artists such as Greg Arnold from ‘Things Of Stone And Wood, Delsinki, Brooke Taylor, Bob Valentine, James Black, Tracey Miller, Bob Sedergreen, The Shuffle Club And Wayne Jury will all be playing throughout the night.
Justin has spent six months in Ireland with Steve Cooney, playing and absorbing the spirit of Irish music, studying the Irish Pipes at the Dublin Pipers Club and traditional Irish fiddle at County Leitrim. This expanded his musical repertoire, which includes: mandolin, violin, harmonica, and drums.
He has been a guest on albums for John Farnham, The Black Sorrows, James Reyne, Shane Howard, Jimmy Little, James Blundell and also performed with Phil Manning (Chain), Richard Pleasance, Damon Davies, Kavisha Mazella, Judy Jacques, Judy Small, Jennie Lewis, Margaret Roadknight, Jo Jo Smith, and the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame artist Danny Mack. He also toured with the critically acclaimed musical starring Deborah Conway and Julie McGregor, Always Patsy Cline