"A National Treasure" performs at MUSIC WAREHOUSE
With captivating presence, a commanding vocal style, and a gloriously
perverse point of view that produces songs which take firm hold and linger
long, Glenn Cardier comes dangerously close to being certified as a national
treasure." These are the words of respected author and rock historian
Glenn A Baker, and is indeed sparkling praise for Glenn Cardier, the
bluesy-folk singer-songwriter who will be performing exclusively at Music
Warehouse on Friday August 19th - 8:00pm.
Glenn Cardier hails from Sydney and his performance at Music Warehouse
will be his first in South Australia in a long, long time. But it will
be well worth the wait. A few may remember Glenn Cardier from a very
fine collection of albums he released in the 70's, while others, his
wonderful appearances with a touring Spike Milligan during the 80's.
But those new to Glenn Cardier will find a refreshingly honest performer
overflowing with a melodic canon of original blues and roots based songs,
his forte being slightly, delightfully off- centre songs that have drawn
comparisons to Tom Waits, John Prine, John Lee Hooker & Captain Beefheart,
as well as traditional folk sources.
However, Glenn Cardier is an Australian original and with his two recent
albums, Rattle The Cage and House Of Mirrors, he is receiving the high
critical acclaim he deserves. But it is the live performances where the
plaudits are exceptional, and an evening with Glenn Cardier will be a
mix of black humour, tenderness and crafty songwriting that should not