Musos unite for fire relief show

John Dallimore. (Supplied)

by Luke Voogt

Australia’s Got Talent runner-up Cam Henderson and Jon English’s lead guitarist John Dallimore will join musicians from across Geelong in a fire relief extravaganza on Sunday.

Norlane guitarist Kenny Miller, who helped put the show together, was thrilled to be performing with Dallimore again.

“I love playing with John – he actually takes me to another level musically,” he said.

“We’ve been playing together since 1990, on and off. It’s just a pleasure to play with a guy who’s got such a high level of musicianship.”

The show features the talents of local musicians Steve Kucina, Kelly Goldsmith, Pino Pantano, Ethan Farmer, Ivan Fisher, Danny Zambelis, Cam Bryce, Luke Bischan, Lone Piper and Suzanne Petersen.

“Everyone was keen as mustard – they all wanted to raise money for those poor unfortunate people,” Miller said.

“There were even other musicians around town who put their names up but there was no room left.”

Local bands Mr Meaner, Michael Stangel & Friends, The Handsome Gargoyles, Sweet Felicia & the Tradies and Blue Sunday will also play throughout the afternoon.

“It’s an amazing line-up,” Miller said.

“I’m pretty excited about everyone playing as they’re all great bands and musicians.”

The Dig Deep for Fire Relief fundraiser will be held across three different stages at Sphinx Hotel, 2-9pm, on Sunday, with all profits going towards Bendigo Bank Bushfire Appeal.