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Tim Chaisson Brings His Broken-Hearted Beat To Australia


Canada’s Tim Chaisson is preparing for his first visit to our shores, landing next month to launch his album ‘Broken Hearted Beat’ with live shows, alongside support slots with Shannon Noll and two dates at the Sydney Blues & Roots Festival.

With three solo albums under his belt and the independent musical gem ‘Broken Hearted Beat’ with his band Morning Fold, Chaisson is on a fast rise to dominating his genre. A quick glimpse of his achievements over the past two years reveals an enviable onslaught of accolades: a performance at the 2010 Winter Olympics, awards for Songwriter of the Year, Entertainer of the Year, Pop Recording of the Year and Group of the Year and a nomination for the East Coast Music Awards' 2010 Pop Recording of the Year.

‘Broken Hearted Beat’ will be released locally on 7th October via ABC Music, featuring the lead single ‘Slippin Away’, a radio and television staple in Canada. Chaisson lands and heads straight to legendary Sydney venue the Brass Monkey on 11th October for a very special album preview show with Shire resident Noll, before playing later that week at the same venue with Canadian rockers The Trews.

Taking in dates in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, and Adelaide, Australian music lovers have a wonderful opportunity to discover this gifted and engaging young musician. A highlight of his live shows includes an exclusive media launch for ‘Broken Hearted Beat’ at Sydney venue “Kit & Kaboodle” on 26th October, where he’ll perform live.


Tuesday 11th October 2011: The Brass Monkey – Cronulla (NSW)
With Shannon Noll
(02) 9544 3844 or or

Thursday 13th October 2011: The Brass Monkey – Cronulla (NSW)
With The Trews
(02) 9544 3844 or or

Friday 14th October 2011: The Basement - Sydney (NSW)
With Shannon Noll
Tickets: / 1300 GET TIX (438 849)

Saturday 15th October 2011: Cessnock Supporters Club - Cessnock (NSW)
With Shannon Noll
Tickets: (02) 4993 2655

Wednesday 19th October 2011: Wheatsheaf Hotel – Adelaide (SA)
Ph: (08) 8443 4546 Tickets:

Thursday 20th October 2011: The Governor Hindmarsh - Adelaide (SA)
With Shannon Noll
Tickets: / (03) 8340 0744

Friday 21st October 2011: The Edinburgh Castle – Melbourne (VIC)

Saturday 22nd October 2011: The Tempo Hotel, Brisbane (QLD)
With Shannon Noll
Tickets: or 1300 762 545 - Venue: (07) 3666 5000

Tuesday 25th October 2011: The Brass Monkey – Cronulla (NSW)
(02) 9544 3844 or or

Wednesday 26th October 2011: Kit & Kaboodle – Kings Cross (NSW)
Private Media Launch

Thursday 27th October 2011: The Vault – Windsor NSW
The Sydney Blues & Roots Festival Launch Party With The Snowdroppers and Bushwalla
(02) 4587 8146 or

Friday 28th October 2011: Trak - Melbourne (VIC)
With Shannon Noll
Tickets: / 136 100 - Venue: (03) 9736 4000

Saturday 29th October 2011: Sydney Blues & Roots Festival – Windsor (NSW)

Sunday 30th October 2011: Sydney Blues & Roots Festival – Windsor (NSW)

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