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Russel Hinton

Time: December 2, 2011 from 7pm to 10:30pm
Location: Seagulls Club Tweed Heads
Street: gollan Drive
City/Town: Tweed Heads West
Website or Map: http://www.seagullsclub.com.a…
Phone: 0755879000
Event Type: free, entertainment
Organized By: Seagulls Club
Latest Activity: Nov 28, 2011

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Event Description

Russell Hinton has been performing professionally as a guitarist and vocalist for over thirty five years, both as a solo artist and lead guitarist for Australia’s most successful Country Band – Bullamakanka.

Russell performs a unique blend of American and Australian music, ranging from beautiful ballads to the latest in country rock. He covers such artists as Ronan Keating, Dire Straits, Roy Orbison, Keith Urban, Garth Brooks, Alan Jackson, Eagles, Kenny Rogers, Eric Clapton, John Williamson, and of course – Bullamakanka. Russell’s repertoire also includes some great instrumental tunes.

Russell has worked with many bands throughout his career, including Country Radio, Stockade, Moonstone, and Deep Creek as well as his twenty one years with Bullamakanka. During his time with the ‘Bulla’s they won six Golden Guitars at the Australasian Country Music Awards in Tamworth. Bullamakanka has toured extensively throughout Australia, and has also performed in the U.S. The Band has performed for Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip and by special request, has performed at a private function for the Rolling Stones during their last Australian Tour.

Russell’s capacity to successfully work with any audience, and perform such a wide range of timeless classics, means that he is an extremely versatile entertainer, capable of both quiet dinner music and “good-time” dance numbers. Russell is always guaranteed to keep any audience entertained.

In order to suit the needs of all venues and audiences, Russell enhances his vocal work with a mixture of acoustic, electric and slide guitar, as well as complimenting his performance with with high quality backing tracks. With his experience in his own professional recording studio, Russell can assure venues of both quality music and volume control.

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