Joe Camilleri and The Black Sorrows announce special show at Eltham’s Missing Gorilla
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20.04.2023

Joe Camilleri and The Black Sorrows announce special show at Eltham’s Missing Gorilla

Joe Camilleri
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Join Joe Camilleri and The Black Sorrows for a very special night at Eltham's go-to Wine Bar & Beer Garden Missing Gorilla.

Australian blues rock band The Black Sorrows with Joe Camilleri are heading to Eltham this June with an intimate show at Eltham’s Premier Yarra Valley Wine Bar and Beer Garden Missing Gorilla.

Taking place on Thursday, June 8 from 8:30pm, the legendary outfit will take to the stage at Missing Gorilla providing the most epic soundtrack to kickstart your long weekend.

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Joe Camilleri has been at the forefront of the Australian music scene for decades as the leader of Jo Jo Zep & The Falcons and The Black Sorrows, and as writer of radio anthems Hit & Run, Shape I’m In, Chained To The Wheel, Harley & Rose and Never Let Me Go. He is the consummate entertainer constantly honing his craft, an ARIA Hall of Famer and a rock’n’roll lifer.

Joe fronts The Black Sorrows, one of Australia’s most prolific and enduringly popular bands, renowned for their high-energy live shows, musicianship and infectious, roots-soaked blues rock. They’ve sold more than two million albums to date and won an ARIA Award for Best Group.

The Black Sorrows are celebrating The Black Sorrows’ Live from The Shangri-La, an incredible live recording that captures that spark that defines The Black Sorrows.

In Joe’s words: “Live from The Shangri-La gives you a sense of how far the Sorrows have come, of how we’re always moving forward as a band. It’s never about the past. Although we are aways celebrating where we been, we are constantly finding a new and fresh pathway… for the beyond.”

The joy of live music, the excitement of watching great performers playing off each other and feeding off the room, and the thrill of never knowing what is coming next but knowing it will be incredible is what The Black Sorrows are all about.

As for the venue hosting this incredible band, Missing Gorilla showcases the finest produce and wine in the local region. Located just 30 minutes outside Melbourne’s CBD, this café, wine bar, and beer garden boasts a welcoming and family-friendly environment, supported by great service and excellent food.

On the menu, you’ll find wood fired pizzas, salads, starters, share plates, as well as classics like burgers and steak. You can pair your meal with a craft beer, a local wine, or a creative cocktail. There are options for children too, with a popular kids menu available.

Missing Gorilla is located at Shop 1, 70 Commercial Place, Eltham. Purchase tickets to the gig here