Fri 22 | Courthouse | 9:30pm
Sat 23 | Courthouse | 8:30pm
Since singing his way onto the scene in 2009, Jack Carty has been a busy boy! Releasing a debut EP (2009 – Wine & Consequence), two critically acclaimed full length albums (2011 – One Thousand Origami Birds / 2012 – Break Your Own Heart). Winning a MusicOZ award for “Singer-Songwriter Of The Year”. Having music featured in TV shows from Covert Affairs (USA) to Packed To The Rafters. And clocking up in excess of 300 live shows nationally and internationally through: headline tours, festivals including Woodford, Canadian Music Week and SXSW, and supports for artists such as Josh Pyke, Matt Corby, Katie Noonan, Ingrid Michaelson, Justin Townes Earle and Joshua Radin.
Break Your Own Heart peaked at #8 on the iTunes Australia Singer-Songwriter Chart and #15 on the Australian Independent Records chart, garnering 4/5 star reviews from The Weekend Australian and The Sydney Morning Herald, becoming the most named album in the “Album Of The Year” lists from contributors to Australia’s premier folk music blog Timber & Steel, and securing Carty a place as a top 10 finalist in the highly coveted APRA Professional Development Awards.
Following his return from a string of hugely successful shows throughout LA and SXSW 2013, and a 2 month long, 28 date Australian National tour which saw sets from Launceston to Lismore and everywhere in between Jack returns with a brand new EP titled The Predictable Crisis Of Modern Life, a stunning collaboration with Sydney based producer Casual Psychotic.
“Put simply… Stunning.” - DOM ALESSIO, TRIPLE J