Such a privilege to have this great Australian songwriter play the Caravan on one of his rare trips to Melbourne. Special Guest: TOBY MARTIN from YOUTH GROUP.
As one of the founding members of the much loved Brisbane group The Go-Betweens, Robert Forster has an enviable cannon of songwriting credits to his name. He has released 9 albums with The Go-Betweens and 4 solo albums of original material. His last solo album ‘The Evangelist’, released in 2008, received 4 and 5 star reviews the world over and was nominated as one of the albums of the year by the influential Uncut magazine in the UK.
In 2005 Forster began writing music criticism for The Monthly magazine. By 2006 he was awarded the prestigious Pascal Prize for Critical Writing. His work has also been anthologised in the New York edited Best Music Writing 2007, and The Best Australian Essays 2009. In 2010 he released his first book “The 10 Rules of Rock and Roll”.
For this very special show, his first after taking a year off from performance, Robert will be appearing solo and he shall be presenting a sparkling cross section of his catalogue – old, recent, borrowed, and new, to mark this occasion.