Good Nights show hits the road

Josh Rennie-Hynes will perform alongside Belle Harvey around WA for Good Nights' first ever touring show.
Josh Rennie-Hynes will perform alongside Belle Harvey around WA for Good Nights' first ever touring show.

Good Nights is embarking on it’s first independent tour this April, bringing their intimate music gigs to unique venues between Perth and Albany, with a stop in it’s home town, Bunbury.

Good Nights owner Kelsie Miller recently celebrated 50 Good Nights shows since starting the music gigs back in August 2015, and said she’s excited to finally be taking the show on the road.

“I started Good Nights to give singer-songwriters a place to connect with their audience and share the stories behind their music,” she said.

“Putting them into an intimate setting means the audience is really listening to their music.

“The community response we have had so far when we have travelled for gigs has been incredible – I've already done shows in Mandurah, Scarborough and Bridgetown this year, all of which sold out, so it shows that people everywhere are loving the concept of the intimate music gigs.”

Headlining the tour is Queensland musician Josh Rennie-Hynes, who will be performing Good Nights for the second time following a performance alongside Davey Craddock last year.

The singer/songwriter has performed at major festivals including The Americana Music Festival in Nashville and the Southern Fork Americana Festival in Auckland.

He will be joined by Perth artist Belle Harvey, who has just finished up an east-coast tour for the release of her new single Drive.

“Josh played a show with me last November, and straight away we started chatting about when he would come over here again and we spoke about trying to organise more than one show, as it's very expensive for artists to fly over to WA,” Ms Miller said.

“I suggested we try a Good Nights tour, which he was completely on board with despite me never having done one before.

“And Belle and I have been friends for a while and I knew she would be the perfect fit to support Josh.”

Ms Miller said she hopes Good Nights will connect with the new communities they are performing at for the first time.

“I really want to see if we can establish a bit of a circuit for touring musicians,” she said.

“Although there are fantastic music venues across the South West I've found that a lot of solo singer-songwriters are looking for the more intimate shows so they can really connect with the South West audiences.

“All the musicians I've spoken to have been so excited to hear there is a possibility of full Good Nights' tours on the horizon.”

Good Nights will take over 3Ciana on Friday, April 21. Patrons are invited to bring along some drinks and dinner to enjoy on the night, as well as comfy seats to kick back in and enjoy the music.

Limited tickets are available from alwaysgoodnights.com/shows