|Genre: Indie, Roots Region: Townsville, QLD Members: Tim Griffin – Acoustic Guitar and Vocals
Sounds Like: me !!!!!!!!!!
Influences: blues and roots
Tim Griffin has been performing for over 20 years.
After completing a Performing Arts course in New Zealand, Tim toured extensively around both islands with great success. Moving to Townsville he quickly established a name for himself as a popular local artist.
Throughout his career, Tim has performed with many International artists from bands such as Thin Lizzy, Katchafire and Herbs, and has industry friends and collaborators such as Thirsty Merc, Shihad and UB40.
Tim has performed at all the major music festivals in North Queensland, Tim has residencies as a soloist at a number of local hotels, as well as playing with local band Stoneface, and working as a duo with Mark Wyer, who is the principal keyboard player at the Townsville Civic Theatre.
His significant press coverage in the local print media, and local Radio stations has had his newest release picked up for broadcast. This exposure has helped cement Tim’s reputation as one of North Queensland’s foremost entertainers. moving to 2012 tim has now recorded his debut album through black market music .
The Album, “Castle Hill Blues” features Mark Greig from Aussie Grawl on lead guitar and was mixed and engineered by Mike Letho (Rockwiz, Paul Kelly, Darryl Braithwaite, Underbelly) the 3 tracks available are from the album castle hill blues. enjoy !
Listening to this Album is a soulful experience. Watching Tim perform is incredible !
Tim is a fantastic guitarist with a Gravelly voice. Hence his nick name “Gravelgutz”.
His voice has the ability to tear your heart out and his guitar work will have you mesmerised, thinking …. how does he do that ?
I only met Tim recently whilst in Queensland his brand of Acoustic Blues encompassing Hammer on’s, and at times Flamenco Finger Picking and slam Rythms are fantastic !
I dig Tim … he is a great guy and an incredible musician !!
This is a must have Album for all Blues Lovers.
Go get his Album now from Tim’s Store !!!!
Tim is Currently Performing and Living in Brisbane !