GALLIE

Gallie’s 20-year musical career has also seen him open for an impressive line-up of international acts. These include Damien Rice, Lisa Hannigan, KT Tunstall, Glen Tilbrook, Squeeze, Newton Faulkner, Glen Hansard and The Frames. He has shared the stage with luminaries such as Santana, Chris Isaak and Jimmy Cliff and some of Australia’s greats Liz Stringer, Tim Rogers, Suzannah Espie, Chris Wilson and Shane Howard. He is in demand on the Festival circuit having played the Port Fairy Folk Festival, Queenscliff Music Festival, Nannup Music Festival Yackandandah Folk Festival, Fleurieu Folk Festival, Moyston Music Fest, Deni Blues and Roots Festival and the Turning Wave Festival.

Tom Waits once said “The world is a hellish place, and bad writing is destroying the quality of our suffering;” the very same Tom Waits which then went on to vote Gallie as a finalists of the International Songwriting Contest. In the short time Gallie has called Australia his home, he has crashed into the gate of the Australian music industries consciousness, with Stephen Pigram recording his song ‘Look Away (Walking Blues)’ and making it to a number of best of the year lists, from press and radio including:

the Top 16– Tracks of the year – Paul Gough ABC Inside Sleeve,
Top 15– Album of the year Brian Wise, Triple R,
Top 4— Album of the year Stuart Coupe, Dirt Music show 2SER Sydney