Joe Camilleri & The Black Sorrows

“Citizen John Tour (part II)” The new album showcases The Sorrows’ sophisticated brand of soul and blues.

See why our 2020 Parkes Elvis Festival Wall of Fame inductee, Joe Camilleri, is known as one of the best Australian musicians of all time during this special Festival event.

Joe Camilleri and The Black Sorrows are one of Australia’s most prolific and enduringly popular bands renowned for their high-energy live shows, musicianship and infectious, rootsy rhythms. Their latest album “Citizen John” showcases The Black Sorrows’ sophisticated brand of soul and blues and comes nearly 35 years after Joe Camilleri started The Black Sorrows at Melbourne’s Café Neon. Expect to hear new songs from “Citizen John” and classic hits.

Thank you to Parkes Elvis Festival sponsor Langlands Hanlon for supporting this event.


Parkes Services Club

  • Wednesday, 8th Jan 05:30pm (1 Hour and 30 minutes)
COST $56

Joe Camilleri

Joe Camilleri began his music career in 1964 singing with The Drollies. He played blues and R&B in the mid-1960s was a member of various bands including The Pelaco Brothers during 1974–1975. Jo Jo Zep & The Falcons formed in 1975 and Camilleri gained national prominence as the group's lead singer, co-songwriter and saxophonist. Camilleri was inducted into the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) Hall of Fame in 2007. The Black Sorrows continue to tour and play live dates.


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