Chiselled and Ready to Go – Jimmy Barnes is heading to Bathurst

Chiselled and Ready to Go – Jimmy Barnes is heading to Bathurst

Australian rock icon and best selling author Jimmy Barnes, has announced he will be coming to Bathurst as part of his national tour next year.

BY MADDISON LANGLEY

Titled after the name of his second memoir and best known song, Working Class Man will be an evening of stories and music, with the event set to pick up where his first memoir and tour left off.

Working Class Man will pick up the story in 1974, where the then unknown band, Cold Chisel first embarked around the country and will chronicle the next chapter of his adult life.

Barnes is scheduled to play at Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre on April 7th, in his second of two stops in the Central West.

He will also be heading to Mudgee earlier that week.

Following the success of previous show, Working Class Boy, fans can expect a mix of storytelling and stripped back versions of songs that have influenced his adult life. Filled with untold details of his rise to stardom, the show is expected to prove just as popular as the last.

Barnes himself describes the continued darker tone that underlies and continues with the second book, which depicts the duality of his success and his personal demons.

“I have done a lot of great things. I have a beautiful family and wonderful friends. But there were many times, dark times, that I almost let it all slip through my fingers. In the end I asked for help. I used to think that if someone asked for help they were weak. But the toughest thing I ever did was reach out and ask for help. And that was when I started to heal.”

Tickets for the show will go on sale Monday, October 23 and are available on the BMEC website and www.jimmybarnes.comĀ 

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