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Heads-up Australia! ICYMI – Tim’s joining Professor Brian Cox and Julia Zemiro for Stargazing Live, May 22nd, on ABC!

by Shell 10th May 2018 | 1 comment

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Tim: “I’m looking forward to sitting on top of a mountain in the middle of New South Wales and stargazing with my favourite astrophysicist. We might even play a song or two.”

Tim will be joining Professor Brian Cox, Julia Zemiro and a team of scientists and space enthusiasts on Tuesday May 22nd for ABC’s 2018 Stargazing Live.

Broadcasting live around the country from Australian National University’s Siding Spring Observatory (SSO) in New South Wales, the programme will air across three nights on ABC and ABC iview at 8.00pm AEST, 7.30pm ACST, and 6pm AWST on 22nd, 23rd and 24th May 2018.

Stargazing Live will also be streamed live on the ABC TV YouTube channel and ABC TV Facebook page.

You’ll find heaps more information, images, ways to watch and get involved on the Stargazing Live website: abc.net.au/stargazing.

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UPDATE: (more…)

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Photo by Anthony Harvey for The Old Vic

Photo by Anthony Harvey for The Old Vic

Announced today: Tim will play a couple of songs as part of The Old Vic Theatre’s Bicentenary Variety Night on Saturday 12th May.

The auditorium will be transformed into a cabaret space reminiscent of The Old Vic’s days as a Music Hall in the 1880s. For full line-up details and Tickets click here.

Update: SOLD OUT

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Tim will be giving an exclusive solo performance at Dark Mofo on Tuesday 19th June, 2018. This will be his first Hobart show since 2011 with the Tasmania Symphony Orchestra and his first Tasmanian solo show since 2009!

Tuesday 19th June, 2018
7:30pm (Doors 6:30pm)
Odeon Theatre, Hobart
$49-$79 + booking fee

Tickets go on sale at 11am (AEST) Friday 4th May here
Snap them up as they’re sure to fly!

Here’s Tim to tell you all about it and to show you around his studio:

The Program is out now at darkmofo.net.au/program

UPDATE: This show sold out in about 15 minutes! They’ve added a second show waiting list via the ticket link above, so sign up to wait for news.

UPDATE 2: Both shows – 18th and 19th June, 2018, have SOLD OUT. No more shows will be added.

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Tim was at the 2018 Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA) Music Awards at the International Convention Centre, in Sydney, this week.

In keeping with the APRA Music Awards tradition, artists put their own spin on the songs nominated in the coveted peer-voted APRA Song of the Year category. Tim performed Paul Kelly and Billy Miller’s Song of the Year winning Firewood and Candles live, with a seven piece band.

The Band:

Tim – Piano
Ben Vanderwal – Drums
Jak Housden – Guitar
James Haselwood – Bass
Ken Allars – Trumpet
Mike Raper – Trombone
Steve Fitzmaurice – Alto/Bari Saxes

There’s a little pre show interview with Tim here.

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The US edition of When I Grow Up, the new magical picture book inspired by Tim’s hit song from the acclaimed and multi-award-winning Matilda the Musical is out today! It imagines life from a child’s viewpoint, with all the humour and poignancy of the song.

The book is illustrated by Steve Antony, an internationally published, award-winning author and illustrator of many picture books, including the Mr Panda series.

Published by Scholastic Press US, it’s available from all good booksellers, including:

Amazon US
Barnes & Noble
Books-A-Million
IndieBound
Target

Or on Kindle.

You can take a peek inside and find details about the already published UK edition here and the Australian edition here. Each cover, for the three editions, is slightly different but infused with the same playful energy and imagination for which When I Grow Up is so beloved.

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