WILLIAM CRIGHTON

Thursday OPENING NIGHT GALA | Civic Hall
Saturday | Civic Hall | 10.30pm
Sunday | Courthouse Hotel | 7.30pm

Within a short time William Crighton has drawn a big buzz in Australia. Rolling Stone featured him as one of Australia's hottest rising stars. He's been booked on a seamless string of festivals including WOMADelaide, Bluesfest and Boomtown Fair in the UK, received radio play around the country, gathered 4 and half star album reviews, and a stunning set of live reviews talking the performance experience to new levels. The mesmerising singer-songwriter documents Australian life with nuanced storytelling and perceptive philosophy. William's Debut self titled album was included on The Australian and prominent media source The Music’s Top 10 Albums of the Year lists in 2016.

"Uniquely penetrating storytelling” -Gareth Hipwell -Rolling Stone

"Once in a lifetime a gig surpasses all expectations, slapping you in the face with its grace, majestic singing, the quality of the material. [it] demonstrated music's power to stir the heart and soul. In my all-time Top 10 that one.”
-Iain Shedden- The Australian

"To say he’s capable of taking an audience to another level is not an understatement"
-Jim Kellar- Newcastle Herald

"International stardom beckons" -Jane Cornwell-Songlines UK

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