Hey folks, thanks for dropping by.
So looks like things are getting back to some form of normal, which is great! Live gigs have been well supported by both patrons and venues.
Im 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: 
Facebook    YouTube    Spotify    BandCamp    iTunes
Or purchase yourself a copy either on CD or Vinyl from Avenue Records in Launceston, instore or online. 

For the months of July - August - September I will be heading off with the Family with a camper trailer in tow.
I plan to do a couple of low key solo shows so keep an eye out on my Facebook page for info and updates.

 Anyways, please take care and hope to catch you at a live gig soon

 Cheers, Pete

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Guitar Fever Tasmania 2021

Longley International Hotel, Huon Road, Longley

Guitar Fever Tas 2021 Keeping music live & local.

After a smashing year in 2019, a year off in 2020, Guitar Fever 2021 is BACK with a all Tassie line-up.

FT... Alice Jane Billy Warner Billy Whitton De-Anna Parkinson MT Blues Mocane Pete Cornelius Ross Sermons Simon Patterson Smokin' Elmores MC - Peter Herrmann

Sunday 28th November 12noon-9pm Tickets $28+b/f Kids under 12 free - ticket still needs to be purchased.

Pete Cornelius Band at the Weldborough Hotel

Weldborough Hotel, 29722 Tasman Hwy, Weldborough TAS 7264

Short notice for this one guys! Simbo had us booked for a house Concert and then the universe sent us a few curveballs!!! So, with the awesome support from John and the team at the Weldborough Hotel we are going to rock the historic Weldbourogh hall! We have our great mate and very special guest Randall Muir joining us for this one and we are pumped! The pedal Heads MTB club are going to run a group ride on Little chook and Big Chook. So pack your bike, have dinner at the pub and dance the night away in the spectacular Weldborough Hall. There will be a Can Bar available and Manchild brewing will have some delicious craft beers as well. Call Simbo on 0405320977 if you would like to get a bus from St Helens return.

Bicheno Food and Wine Festival with KING CAKE

Bicheno Food and Wine Festival, Lions Park, Bicheno Tasmania

The annual Bicheno Food and Wine Festival is on again this year and KING CAKE will be serving up some delicious blues, funk & jazz!

Pete Cornelius solo at Spreyton Cider Co

Spreyton Cider Co, 6 Melrose Rd, Spreyton TAS

Come join Pete for an afternoon of acoustic blues at the family friendly Spreyton Cider Co.

Get Back - Beatles Celebration LONGLEY INTERNATIONAL HOTEL

Longley International Hotel, Huon Road, Longley

GET BACK - A Beatles Celebration

Having previously tackled the Sgt Pepper, Abbey Road & Let it Be albums in their entirety to sold-out crowds, Tasmania's renowned Beatles show return with Get Back - a carefully curated performance including songs from the aforementioned albums plus lots, lots more.

Delivering this authentic Beatles experience is a who's who of the Tasmanian music scene featuring; Tom Wolfe, Pete Cornelius, Jethro Pickett, Louisa Hogue, Tim Rozemulder, Beau Thomas, Joe Weller, and Scott Targett.

Longley International Hotel Sunday 7th November from 2pm. Tickets $30+b/f Children Under 12 free (MUST be accompanied by an adult at all times)

Get Back - Beatles Celebration SCAMANDER BEACH RESORT

Scamander Beach Resort, 158 Scamander Avenue, Scamander, Tasmania

aving previously tackled the Sgt Pepper, Abbey Road & Let it Be albums in their entirety to sold-out crowds, Tasmania's renowned Beatles show return with Get Back - a carefully curated performance including songs from the aforementioned albums plus lots, lots more. Delivering this authentic Beatles experience is a who's who of the Tasmanian music scene featuring; Tom Wolfe, Pete Cornelius, Jethro Pickett, Louisa Hogue, Tim Rozemulder, Beau Thomas, Joe Weller, and Scott Targett.

Pete Cornelius Band and the Bad Dad Orchestra - Live in Stanley

Seaview Inn, 58 Dovecott Road, Stanley

Tassie LEGENDS line up If you haven’t seen The Bad Dad Orchestra —you’re missing out! The 9-piece bluesy rock band from Launceston who deliver a powerhouse live performance will make this a great night. Pete Cornelius Band are a world class blues 3 piece lead by an Australian blues legend! Opening act to be announced very soon. Audience limited to 400 so we fully expect this to sell out – DON’T MISS OUT! Tickets: $40 – only available via stanleyseaviewinn.com.au/live-music SHUTTLE BUS from/back to Smithton: $15 round trip OR from-back to Stanley: $5

FULLY LICENSED BAR (no BYO)

ENTRY VIA PRE-PAID TICKETS ONLY – DON’T MISS OUT!

Note that this is an OUTDOOR event – bring warm clothes We’ve put on a couple of these outdoor events now, it’s a great atmosphere, really good sound quality and the audiences have loved them – so get some friends together and come to Stanley for an awesome night! Share the Facebook event with them here: https://fb.me/e/1BMwyX3SI Accommodation available onsite sold out, but our sister property Horizon Deluxe Apartments still has two beautiful suits available for $390 – only available by phoning or emailing us direct. Or we recommend our friends at Stanley Hotel & Apartments or Stanley Cabin & Tourist Park (note shuttle bus details above).

RUNNING SHEET: 5:30pm Gates open 6:30pm Opening act 7.45pm Pete Cornelius Band 9:45pm The Bad Dad Orchestra 11.00pm Close FOOD AVAILABLE Pizzirani's Cucina - Italian inspired dishes you can eat while standing and tapping your toes! Busy Baking Mummy - offering a range of sweet delights and fine coffee

Get Back - Beatles Celebration FORTH PUB

Forth Pub, 393 Leith Road, Forth

Having previously tackled the Sgt Pepper, Abbey Road & Let it Be albums in their entirety to sold-out crowds, Tasmania's renowned Beatles show return with Get Back - a carefully curated performance including songs from the aforementioned albums plus lots, lots more. Delivering this authentic Beatles experience is a who's who of the Tasmanian music scene featuring; Tom Wolfe, Pete Cornelius, Jethro Pickett, Louisa Hogue, Tim Rozemulder, Beau Thomas, Joe Weller, and Scott Targett

Pete Cornelius and Lucky Oceans

Duke Of George, Fremantle WA

"When guitars and stories from opposite sides of the country collide, something special and very unpredictable happens. We’re talking about Tasmanian bluesman Pete Cornelius and Fremantle legend Lucky Oceans. These two fella’s come from different sides of the tracks, yet Roots music is the unspoken language that ties them together. From a sold-out duo show 6 years ago in Ulverstone Tasmania, Pete & Lucky have played together in various formats, be it at the Tamworth Country Music Festival NSW or Guitar Fever TAS. Come along and witness history” Show 6pm and entry $20+BF

https://dukeofgeorge.com.au

$20+BF

Lockdown Lowdown - Songs from solitude - Live Launch!

Kindred Hall, 735 Kindred Road, Kindred 7310

Come and help celebrate the release of the 2020BLUES compliation album 'Songs From Solitude, The Lockdown Lowdown' with some of Tasmania's finest original Blues & Roots artists. These include Claire Anne Taylor, Halfway To Forth, Billy Whitton, Dudley Billing and Pete Cornelius and an All-Star band lineup of Beau Thomas, Randal Muir, Dave Wilson and Hamish Houston.

Vinyl and CDs will be available on the evening with help from Avenue Records.

Doors from 6pm Tickets $40+bf 18+ Event

$40 +BF

Lockdown Lowdown - Songs from solitude - Live Launch!

Royal Oak Hotel, 14 brisbane st, launceston

Come and help celebrate the release of the 2020BLUES compliation album 'Songs From Solitude, The Lockdown Lowdown' with some of Tasmania's finest original Blues & Roots artists. These include Claire Anne Taylor, Halfway To Forth, Billy Whitton, Dudley Billing and Pete Cornelius and an All-Star band lineup of Beau Thomas, Randal Muir, Dave Wilson and Hamish Houston.

Vinyl and CDs will be available on the night with help from Avenue Records.

$30 +BF

Lockdown Lowdown - Songs from solitude - Live Launch!

Longley International Hotel, Huon Road, Longley

Come and help celebrate the release of the 2020BLUES compliation album 'Songs From Solitude, The Lockdown Lowdown' with some of Tasmania's finest original Blues & Roots artists. These include Claire Anne Taylor, Halfway To Forth, Billy Whitton, Dudley Billing and Pete Cornelius and an All-Star band lineup of Beau Thomas, Randal Muir, Dave Wilson and Hamish Houston. Vinyl and CDs will be available on the day with help from Avenue Records.

Longley International Hotel Sunday 6th June Doors 2pm $25+b/f Kids under 12 free - Please purchase child ticket.

$25 +BF

Lockdown Lowdown - Songs from solitude - Live Launch!

Bicheno Memorial Hall, 78 Burgess St, Bicheno Tasmania

Come and help celebrate the release of the 2020BLUES compliation album 'Songs From Solitude, The Lockdown Lowdown' with some of Tasmania's finest original Blues & Roots artists. These include Claire Anne Taylor, Halfway To Forth, Billy Whitton, Dudley Billing and Pete Cornelius and an All-Star band lineup of Beau Thomas, Randal Muir, Dave Wilson and Hamish Houston.

Vinyl and CDs will be available on the evening with help from Avenue Records.

Bicheno Beer Co. will be serving up thier finest beverages Doors from 6:30pm Tickets $30 +bf 18+ Event Bicheno Community Hall, Tasmania

$30 +BF

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Doing Me Good

Pete Cornelius Band

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“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.

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Groundswell

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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

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Tumbleweed

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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.

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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. 

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