Colin Performs on Jimmy Kimmel this Thursday July 21st!
As a follow-up to his standout performance during “Mashup Mondays” with Of Monsters and Men, Colin will appear solo this Thursday, July 21st to play the song “If I Had Been a Better Man” from his album Next Year People.
The A.V. Club was already thrilled this year when Colin Hay stopped by to perform “Overkill” by his old band Men At Work, as a special treat for our Undercover video series. But now, we’ve got something just as exciting: A video premiere for his new single “Mr. Grogan” that managed to somehow pull Cuba’s greatest living animation genius out of retirement. As a birthday present, Hay’s wife Cecilia managed to get in touch with Juan Padrón, the internationally acclaimed animator who garnered cult fame for his film Vampires In Havana. The director, who received Cuba’s National Film Award in 2008, has largely been in retirement in recent years, but agreed to create the video for this song off Hay’s latest album,Next Year People. Padrón’s simple but distinctive style makes for an ideal illustration of the story from “Mr. Grogan,” of the relationship between an older man and his loyal labradoodle.
Colin Hay will be on tour throughout July and August, as well as the beginning of 2017. Tickets are available for most dates.
It’s been said that live bands are an endangered species. This one is alive and well, and fronted by Colin Hay, a singer/songwriter, storyteller. He made musical history with Grammy winning Men At Work in the olden times of the 80′s. He will entertain you with tales of his incredibly glamorous life on the road. Quickly followed by the not so glamorous. But now, with the sheen of renewal, he and his band, who hail from the streets of Philadelphia, the dusty air of Lima Peru, and the deep musical landscape of Castro’s Cuba, will take you on a journey. From the bracing shore of Saltcoats and far off Down Under, across the Pacific to the City of Angels. You will throw your head back and laugh, you may even become a little misty eyed, but you’ll be glad you came. Come see this band in their natural habitat.
Due to unforeseen circumstances we were unable to obtain use permits for the scheduled opening of the Backyard on May 27th. In fairness to our fans and our artists we’ve arranged for an alternative venue so that this amazing concert can still go on.
If you’re already a ticket holder, your tickets will still be honored! In case you can not attend the new location, we’re offering two week window for full refunds.
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