Songs from Northam Avenue

14 April 2018
Toby Martin
Songs from Northam Avenue

Toby Martin – singer, songwriter and frontman of indie rock band, Youth Group, performed a special concert inspired by the residents of Bankstown for one night only at Casula Powerhouse.

Further Information

He appeared alongside a full band featuring local Western Sydney musicians, bringing to life his critically acclaimed album, Songs From Northam Avenue.

As part of an Urban Theatre Projects artist residency in 2013, Martin was invited to write songs on residents’ front verandahs and nature strips along Northam Avenue in Bankstown. A year later, he returned to finish a collection of songs inspired by the people he met, which he performed accompanied by a band of local musicians as part of BANKSTOWN:LIVE for Sydney FestivalThe resulting album, Songs From Northam Avenue, was released by Ivy League records in February 2017 and met with great acclaim.

Creative Team

Performer: Toby Martin

Guests Performers: Jess Ciampa, Dang Lan, Mohammed Lelo and Matthew Steffen

Stage Manager & Lighting Design: Frank Mainoo

Image Credit

Lyndal Irons