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    Empty Fish Tank - ‘Same Old’ Same Old Same Old 10 Year Anniversary Gig

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    Empty Fish Tank is a pop/rock indie project fronted by Anthony Silvestrini from the Blue Mountains. Started in 2013 and drawing on influences such as Wilco and Crowded House, the band has played numerous gigs including supporting Lime Cordiale, The Cockroaches and Gavin Bowles & The Distractions.

    Debut album ’Same Old Same Old’ (2014) was mixed by Brad Jones (Bob Evans) and features fan favourites 'Are You Sticking Around?' and 'Long Gone'. Sophomore album ‘Commerical Music’ (2018) focused more on large band arrangements, showcasing more complex songwriting while still maintaining high energy, lively and fun songs. Mixed by Paul McKercher (Augie March, You Am I), and mastered by William Bowden (Gotye, Ball Park Music), the album included the amphetamine hoedown 'Good New For No One', the pure-form 60s R&B 'Nala', and the impostor rock 'Jynx'. Album 3 ‘Doge’ (2020) was recorded using only 1 microphone to tape-to-tape reel, replicating lofi recording techniques from the 50s with modern indie compositions. The album features singles ‘Nothing's Stopping Time’ and ‘Always, Infinity, Forever’ revealing a more honest, folk-acoustic vibe to Anthony’s songwriting. No.4 'Uno' (2020) is a collection of live solo arrangements spanning across the previous 3 records, recorded to tape again. Vastly different in style but a great lead into album 5 coming in 2021.

    2022 saw the release of a new kind of album 'Ladybeetle' (2022), which features storytelling through much shorter compositions like in singles 'Maybe Sorrow', '2 Months' and 'I Want To Believe'. 2023 was similar with a companion EP released called 'Little Chicken' (2023).

    2024 will mark the 10 year anniversary of debut SOSO, plus see even more music being born!

    Empty Fish Tank - think Pinegrove and Paul Kelly having dinner while listening to Iron & Wine. CHEERS!

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      Under 18s are welcome at the Petersham Bowling Club but must be accompanied by an adult.

      Getting to The PBC! Access to the club and main stage is via 12 stairs at the front of the venue. We are not wheelchair accessible currently but we are working on it! There is free, untimed parking on the avenue and Brighton Street and drop off / pick up is available via our driveway.

      Access to the green room / downstairs stage is via 15 stairs down onto the ground level. If you have special access needs please email or call us ahead of time and we will do our best to plan with you and help you into the club.

      The Petersham Bowling Club acknowledge the Gadigal of the Eora Nation as the traditional custodians of the land on which this show takes place and pay our respects to their Elders past


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