Come and enjoy a night of live music at Mortdale Village Hall.
For over four decades, Roger Corbett has been a constant musician and member of one of Australia’s most iconic folk band The Bushwackers. Since joining the band in 1980, Roger’s dedication, passion and songwriting skills have left an indelible mark on the country’s folk music landscape. His career is a testament to his talent and profound contributions to Australian folk music.
Over the last four decades, The Bushwackers have risen to great heights, clinching three coveted Golden Guitar awards and achieving the pinnacle of recognition by being inducted into the prestigious Roll of Renown. Roger’s songwriting has gifted us with Australian classics like “Beneath the Southern Cross,” “Henry’s Men,” “Leave It In The Ground,” “April 25,” “This Little Town,” “Diggin For Gold,” “The Lagerphone,” “Another Trip To Bunnings,” and countless more. These songs are the stories of Australia, capturing the spirit of the land and its people.
Roger Corbett’s stage experience is far reaching, having graced the biggest folk festivals and country music events across Australia and overseas. His original songs tell Australian stories, and The Bushwackers performances have united audiences in a shared love for their homeland.
Joining Roger on stage is the young virtuoso, Rory Phillips, named Young Folk Artist of The Year at just 16. Together and individually, they create music that is both thought provoking and entertaining. Roger, with his mandolin in hand, and Rory, wielding his guitar, will make music that everyone can enjoy.
Prepare for a memorable night as Roger Corbett and Rory Phillips take you on a journey through Roger’s iconic songbook, interspersed with sets of celtic tunes that will set your feet tapping. But it’s not just about the music; it’s about the stories, the laughter, and the shared celebration of Australia’s musical heritage.
Don’t miss this rare opportunity to hear Roger’s catalogue of songs alongside a rising star. Roger Corbett and Rory Phillips promise an unforgettable evening of Australian music that will leave you smiling and your spirits soaring.