Hey folks, thanks for dropping by.
Its been a great year of shows and can't wait to get back on the road with the "Big Island" tour in Jan - Feb. Please scroll down to find gigs near you!
I have been busy putting together a Podcast - Say It With Guitars - where I sit down and chat with some of Australia's finest guitar pickers, songwriters, producers, collectors and makers. Join us for some in depth conversations that dig beneath the surface and crack into the lives and minds of these wonderful creatives.
I'm excited to bring you the Lockdown Lowdown album we put together during the peak of Covid here in Tasmania.
You can download or stream it here:
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Or purchase yourself a copy either on CD or Vinyl from Avenue Records in Launceston, instore or online.
Anyways, please take care and hope to catch you at a live gig soon
The Pete Cornelius Band and local blues performer Moondog look forward to hitting the stage at the Transit Bar. Tickets $10
Pete Cornelius Band sure look forward to heading to the Mangrove Mountain Hall! $30 Tickets. Tickets via Trybooking.com
Orphan Music & Resin Brewing Presents…
Blues & Brews in Bulli 2.0 • EARLY BIRD TICKETS CURRENTLY ON SALE
For the second year running Resin Brewing is celebrating amazing beer and incredible blues bands.
The Pete Cornelius Band (T.A.S)
The Sun Bears (A.C.T)
The Barren Spinsters (A.C.T)
The Specialities (N.S.W)
Greg Nunan (N.S.W)
Last year sold out so get in quick. VERY limited tix!
Come and hang out with Pete for some laid back acoustic blues at Devils Corner Cellar Door
“Doing Me Good” is the 2019 release from the Pete Cornelius Band. Recorded live to tape at Pete’s Elephant Room Studio in St Marys, Tasmania over a few sessions during the colder months of 2018. This album features all original material collected over the years since his triumphant 2013 album, “Groundswell”. The 11 songs have a deep feeling of
“Doing Me Good” is the 2019 release from the Pete Cornelius Band. Recorded live to tape at Pete’s Elephant Room Studio in St Marys, Tasmania over a few sessions during the colder months of 2018. This album features all original material collected over the years since his triumphant 2013 album, “Groundswell”. The 11 songs have a deep feeling of ease and contentment as Pete continues to find his flow, writing and performing.
“Doing Me Good” also features collaborations with some of Tasmania’s finest musicians, including Claire Anne Taylor, Ange Boxall, Danny Healy and Randal Muir.
Ain't No Good 3:490:00/3:49
Promised Land 3:050:00/3:05
Doing Me Good 4:540:00/4:54
I'm Coming Home 4:520:00/4:52
I Wanna' Know 2:580:00/2:58
Come On 3:560:00/3:56
Rolling Wheels 3:300:00/3:30
Marry You 4:200:00/4:20
After The Flood 4:160:00/4:16
Shack Song 4:070:00/4:07
Groundswell is a mix of Pete's original material and some tasty covers from some of Pete's favourite songwriters. Groundswell rocks and rolls with a strong New Orleans flavour. Musicians: Pete Cornelius, Henry Nichols, Simon Holmes, Randal Muir, Kelly Ottaway, Susannah Coleman Brown, Don Bates, Paul Williamson, Jeremy Williamson, Lila Meleisia
Tumbleweed is a guitar driven blues rock album with big sounds and bigger songs. Musicians: Pete Cornelius, Henry Nichols, Randal Muir, Jane McArthur, Carmel Claxton, Ian Collard, Kelly Ottaway.
so, who is pete cornelius?
Pete Cornelius has been a working musician since the age of 13. He continues to expand his repertoire and impress his audience with his toneful guitar and soulful vocals. Pete’s style is difficult to describe but is steeped in heartfelt blues, greasy funk & soul with Americana overtones.
His authentic sound and original songwriting is unique to Pete and does not disappoint.
Pete’s skill is recognised internationally. He has a swag of awards and albums and maintains his status as one of Australia’s best guitarists.
The Pete Cornelius Band is nothing less than world class.