Winner of the West Australian Music Industry (WAM) "2013 Blues and Roots Act of the year"
following on from consecutive "WAM Song of the Year" awards in 2011 and 2012.
Morgan reached semi final status in the International Songwriting Competition (USA) in 2011 and 2012
along with Unsigned Only 2013 (USA) and nationally selected as 1 of 3 songwriters in the Telstra Road to Discovery 2012.
MORGAN BAIN & THE SWOOP head to NSW in January 2015 to play some shows in Sydney, Newcastle, Central Coast and headline WIDGEFEST in Jugiong.
Get along to a show if you’re in the area and experience what West Aussies can’t get enough of.
21st Jan – Frankies Pizza By The Slice – Sydney
22nd Jan – Django Bar – Marrickville
23rd Jan – Stag & Hunter – Mayfield
25th Jan – WIDGEFEST – Jugiong
26th Jan – Beaches (1.30pm) – Thirroul
26th Jan – Townie (10pm) – Newtown
Having had numerous sold out shows this year at the same venue,
it’s totally appropriate that multi-award winner MORGAN BAIN & THE SWOOP
headline NEW YEARS EVE at INDI BAR, SCARBOROUGH to cap off an amazing year and bring in 2015!
BAIN and his new band (THE SWOOP) will be joined by rock n’ soul stalwarts BOOM! BAP! POW!
who’ll have the dance floor pumping,along with popular indie/folk/roots outfit WANDERLUST
and the ever impressive RICKY GREEN.
Add to this Telstra Road to Discovery Winner singer-songwriter TEISCHA who’ll kick off the night,
and it’ll be an awesome way to bring in the New Year!
Doors open at 8pm.
Upon his return to WA from his first International tour, Morgan Bain will be showcasing his music with full band at The Rosemount Hotel, North Perth on Friday October 17.
Special guests on the night are rock n soul stalwarts Boom! Bap! Pow! and popular indie/rock band Tired Lion.
You can get your presale tickets at http://rosemounthotel.com.au/event/morgan-bain/ and if you secure yours early there’s a discounted first release. Come and welcome Morgan Bain back to Australia in what will be his only Perth show in October and don’t miss this line up of some of WA’s best talent!
Morgan Bain’s newly released EP “What You Believe” was launched twice within a month due to popular demand, and both shows were complete sell outs!
The audience just couldn’t seem to get enough of Bain’s Blues/Soul/Rock and as one reviewer described it “….there was no stopping him and his band from giving what was easily one of the best gigs I have personally been to all year”
“What You Believe” is the much anticipated new release from WA Blues and Roots talent Morgan Bain. Consisting of six original tracks that combine Bain’s high energy guitar, superb vocal tones and showcasing a blues/soul/rock sound, it once again highlights his musical versatility and award winning songwriting.
The release includes Bain’s new single “In the Middle” co-written with Joel Quartermain (Eskimo Joe) launched on March 9th and already gaining airplay around the Country.
The official music video for “In the Middle” has recently been released https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OVDxsUfmLMM
The first four tracks were recorded and mixed at Wastelands by ARIA award winning Best Producer, Joel Quartermain (Eskimo Joe) who also stepped in as musician and mixed the EP. The remaining two tracks were recorded with WAMI Best Producer nominee Rob Agostini from Soundbaker Studios.
What You Believe will be launched on Friday May 9th at Indi Bar, Scarborough
Doors 8pm entry $15
Special guests will be Simone & Girlfunkle and Nicky Sandover.
Morgan Bain asked to support Pete Murray (Jan 25th), Missy Higgins (Feb 21st) and Icehouse (March 23rd) while they are in Perth!
Fresh from returning from a successful East Coast tour, Morgan Bain WINS the West Australian Music Industry Award for 2013 Blues and Roots Act of the Year!
Morgan Bain is set to take his music on an East Coast Tour beginning October 12 on the Gold Coast, Queensland. Don’t miss his amazing live performances – check out the dates and venues below!
SAT 12th OCT – The Loft, Gold Coast QLD
Tickets – http://tickets.oztix.com.au/?Event=37169
SUN 13th OCT – Leftys Old Time Music Hall, Brisbane QLD
WED 16th OCT – The Retreat, Brunswick VIC
FRI 18th OCT – Baha Tacos, Rye VIC
Tickets – $12 http://www.bahatacos.com.au/
SAT 19th OCT – The Old Manly Boatshed, Manly NSW Door – $10
SUN 20th OCT – The Beaches, Thirroul NSW
WED 23rd OCT – The Brighton Up Bar, Darlinghurst NSW Door – $10
THUR 24th OCT – The Grand Junction Hotel, Maitland NSW
FRI 25th OCT – The Sydney Blues & Roots Festival, Windsor NSW
SAT 26th OCT – The Sydney Blues & Roots Festival, Windsor NSW
Tickets – http://www.sydneybluesfestival.com
Bains’ award winning song “I Think I’ve Got You” has just reached semi final status in “Unsigned Only”, a worldwide music competition judged by Industry heavy weights in the U.S. With more than 9000 entries from 100 Countries its great news for the Perth based singer-songwriter!
The track is available now on his new self titled EP, available on Bandcamp and ITunes and from Store on the website.
You can find our music on iTunes or preferably on Bandcamp where you can purchase both digital and physical copies.
Links are below…