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5-7 NeRV Debut Album Launch Tour Acoustic Rock/Folk/Blues
NeRV Debut Album Launch Tour
Saturday July 1st, 5 – 7 pm
NeRV is a fun, funky brew of rock, blues and folk, powered by guitars, drums, sax and brotherly vocal harmonies.
Fronted by local artist Neil Robertson on lead vocals, acoustic guitars and harp, NeRV is completed by brother Tim on stand-up drums, sax, vocals and guitar.
Together, they play a huge range of original music influenced by classic rock, folk and blues.
NeRV has been getting great reviews from the punters over the last eighteen months.
Expect great tunes, laughs, politics, partying, dancing and barely controlled sibling rivalry.
Their debut album ‘NeRV’ is out in June and will be available at gigs and online.
Ten great songs played with passion and made with love.
Come to the Northcote leg of the album launch tour party. Free Entry. CD’s for sale!
Enjoy great music, crepes, drinks and friends at an iconic local live music venue Open Studio.
Support original live music!
NeRV – Neil Robertson Venture
Neil Robertson is a prolific and powerful singer/songwriter based in Melbourne, Australia. He has been performing and recording both as a solo artist and with a number of rock bands and folk outfits since the early 1990s. He is influenced by a wide range of blues, roots, rock and pop music and has hundreds of songs in his back catalogue.
Neil has played countless and recorded and released thirteen independent recordings since the early 90s. Releases include solo releases Welcome To Your Life (1991), Galaxy (1992) and Deep In My Mind (1994), Buzz (1998) and The Blowflies (1999) with original band The Blowflies, Hercules E.P. (2001) and Hypercynical (2002) with original band Hercules and album Issue #1 (2004) with duo Androgyny. Neil released his self produced and recorded debut full length solo album, Wake Up The Dead in 2008, then followed up with EPs with folk trio Unsung (2009), rock trio Kings and Thieves (2012) as well as full length album with folk project Unsung Heroes of Australian History (2011).
He continues to write, record, produce and release original music, as well as performing solo and with various projects on the local folk/roots scene. He has written and performed a successful solo comedy cabaret show for Melbourne Fringe (You Stole My Life Tim Minchin, 2013) and is an experienced studio engineer and producer.
He currently fronts acoustic rock duo NeRV, which features brother Tim on drums, sax and guitar and guest appearances by some of his talented musician friends. The set includes some of the many tunes in his back catalog, a heap of new, exciting original rock/pop tunes and some tasty covers.