Chris Gillespie - What's News?

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Please check the Performances page for all concert dates and details.

Chris Gillespie with Cameron Henderson will be playing the 2014 St Albans Folk Festival
www.stalbansfolkfestival.com.au/

20.08.13 Chris Gillespie was feature artist on ABC Radio Nationals Bush Telegraph this week.

10.4.13 Chris Gillespie will begin work on a new full length album next month.

29.03.13 Here is a link to a review of Chris Gillespie & The Wandering Hands' performance at the recent Woodford Folk Festival. The 2012/2013 Woodford Festival featred the likes of John Butler Trio, Angus Stone, Julia Stone, Archie Roach, Chris Gillespie and many more acts.
http://www.transientfolk.com/2013/02/25/chris-gillespie-unnatural-light/

21.11.12 Thanks to Sarah Howells of Triple J for playing 'Unnatural Light' on Roots n All on thursday.
http://www.abc.net.au/triplej/roots/playlist/default.htm

Unnatural Light was used as the soundtrack to 'Extraordinary Margies Moments which was aired on Channel 9.
http://youtu.be/nx-3Y0DBPUk?hd=1

9.11.12 Chris Gillespie will be performing at the opening night of the Blue Mountains Cultural Centre 17th November with Lisa Mitchell. Lisa will be promoting her new album 'Bless this Mess' and is about to tour with Paul Kelly and Neil Finn.
www.bluemountainsculturalcentre.com.au

7.11.12 Chris Gillespie will be performing solo at The Standard ( Level 3, 383 Bourke St. Darlinghurst) with Bears With Guns. Doors 7pm.

29.10.12 Chris Gillespie & The Wandering Hands will be appearing at the 2012/2013 Woodford Folk Festival with the likes of Angus & Julia Stone, Kate Miller Heidke & John Butler Trio. Here is a list of performers -
http://musicfeeds.com.au/news/woodford-folk-festival-20122013-full-lineup/

22.10.12 'Unnatural Light remains at number 2 on the Triple J Unnearthed charts. Thanks to all the voters!

14.10.12 The title track from the new album 'Unnatural Light' has shot up the Triple J Unearthed Overall charts again this week and is currently at number 2.
You can Rate, Review & Download the song FREE
www.triplejunearthed.com/Artists/View.aspx?artistid=5094
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20.09.12 Chris Gillespie & The Wandering Hands are confirmed for the 2013 Illawarra Folk Festival.

21.08.12 Chris Gillespie & The Wandering Hands will be performing at the 2012 Woodford Folk Festival.

3.08.12 I will be opening for Hat Fitz and Cara Robinson on Saturday 13th October 2012 at Katoomba RSL.

31.07.12 Thanks Triple J and Rosie Beaton for playing 'The New England Highway' today.

29.07.12 Download the Chris Gillespie Music App for Android device/phone. Free.
http://www.reverbnation.com/ mobile-app/329452/ chrisgillespie

23rd July 2012 - ‎'The New England Highway' remains at number 1 on the Triple J Unearthed Roots charts this week and number 13 overall. 'Blind Freddie' has reclimbed the roots charts to number 10.
'Rate' and download the songs FREE..
http:// www.triplejunearthed.com/ ChrisGillespieTheWanderingHands

17th July 2012 - ‎'The New England Highway' has remained at number 1 on the Triple J Unearthed Roots Charts and climbed to number 10 on the Overall Charts. You can 'Rate' and download the song FREE..
http:// www.triplejunearthed.com/ ChrisGillespieTheWanderingHands

2nd July - 'The New England Highway' has gone to number 1 on the Triple J Unearthed Roots Charts and number 15 overall.
You can 'rate' the track and download it free
http://www.triplejunearthed.com/Artists/View.aspx?artistid=7315

5th May -Chris Gillespie & The Wandering Hands will be performing at the 2012'Turning Wave' Festival in Yass.
www.turningwave.org.au

Sat 24th March - 'Unnatural Light' will be on Channel 9 as the soundtrack to a short film as part of the 'Telstra Drug Aware Pro 2012' (Surfing Event)
Check it out.. Pretty nice film.
http://www.telstradrugawarepro.com/videos/features/extraordinary-margies-moments-day-2-29

Thurs 22nd March 2012 - Michael Smith from 'The Drum Media' has reviewed "Unnatural Light'

Thurs 15th March. Tom Ballard from Triple J Breakfast has reviewed the title track of the new album 'Unnatural Light'.
"..those harmonies in the chorus are downright gorgeous. A very pleasent tune indeed."

Mon 5th March - The title track of the new album 'Unnatural Light' has gone to number 1 on the Triple J Unearthed 'Overall' charts. Thanks to
everyone around Australia for voting.
Checkout the charts - www.triplejunearthed.com/Charts/

Sun 4th March - Just announced - Chris Gillespie & The Wandering Hands will be performing at Wollombi Music Festival..
www.wollombimusicfestival.com.au/

Wed 29th Feb 2012 - Thanks to 'Rave' magazine for reviewing the new album 'Unnatural Light' - READ THE REVIEW

Wed 23rd Feb 2012 - Thanks to Triple J's Roots N All for playing 'Blind Freddie' from the'Unnatural Light' album.

Thurs 16th Feb 2012 - A big thanks to Triple J radio for playing the title track of the new album 'Unnatural Light'.
www.abc.net.au/triplej/

Wed 15th Feb 2012 - Chris Gillespie @ The Wandering Hands will be performing on Fuel TV (on Foxtel, channel 516) this Saturday morning 18th Feb at 8am

Mon 13th Feb 2012 - Thanks to Traxx Radio for including Blind Freddie in their platinum rotation (6 plays per day) category.
Thanks guys for supporting indie music. This is an awesome radio station!
You can listen online here
www.traxxradio.net/

9th Feb 2012 - Chris Gillespie will be performing at the 2012 St. Albans Folk Festival
Tickets & Info here - www.stalbansfolkfestival.com.au/

29th Jan - Chris Gillespie will be performing at the 2012 Blue Mountains Music Festival.
Tickets and info - www.bmff.org.au/tickets.cfm

28th Jan 2012 - Aussie Playlist has reviewed the new album 'Unnatural Light'.
Read the review here www.aussieplaylist.com

26th Jan 2012 - Triple J presenter Sarah Howells has reviewed my song 'Autumn Winds' via Unearthed.. "Such a simply constructed tune, with gorgeous harmonies. It just goes to show that you don't need all the bells and whistles to make an excellent song come to life.."
Please 'rate' the songs on Unearthed..
http://www.triplejunearthed.com/ChrisGillespie
and also http://www.triplejunearthed.com/ChrisGillespieTheWanderingHands

17th Jan 2012 - I will be doing an interview with Tim Higgins and playing a song on 2SER 107.3 FM (Sydney) tomorrow (Wed) at 3.30pm. This is an exciting station doing great things for Australian music.
If you live out of range you can stream it online at http://www.2ser.com/stream


22nd Jan 2012 - Thanks to everyone who attended the 'Unnatural Light' album launch last night. It was a big success and we had a ball. Pics and footage are posted on Facebook
www.facebook.com/chrisgillespiemusicpage

15th Jan 2012 - Songs From Unnatural Light on the Triple J Unearthed Charts
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Please 'rate' the songs from the album on Triple J Unearthed to keep them up on the charts. Currently at number 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 on the roots charts. Thanks to everyone for their votes so far..
Rate them at http://www.triplejunearthed.com/ChrisGillespie
and also http://www.triplejunearthed.com/Artists/View.aspx?artistid=7315

10 Jan 2012 - Watch the new music video for title track 'Unnatural Light' on youtube
Directed by Chris Gillespie & Ben Hazlett. Filmed by Ben Hazlett

http://youtu.be/8JvaEnpBKgQ?hd=1