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Crash Course Budgie

Sun 3 Sep @ 4:00 pm

Budgie never made it to Australia until 2008! And of course they performed a sellout show at The Gov.

Julien Cope describes Budgie as “the greatest unsung proto-metal band of all time.”(Proto-metal is a combination of blues with psychedelic rock that became the basis of heavy metal music).
Budgie songs have been covered by some of the biggest bands in the world including Metallica, Van Halen, Soundgarden, Iron Maiden, Megadeth, Queens of the Stone Age, Alice in Chains and Airborne just to name a few.

Enter Crash Course Budgie – The only Australian Budgie Tribute band.

Crash Course Budgie is about honouring the music of Budgie – its authentic as the music was written and played. A full 70min set of Budgie classics that will take you back to the heady days when blues mixed with psychedelic rock ruled the airwaves and filled arena’s around the world.

Crash Course Budgie is performed by Adelaide’s original band Loaded Billy who have garnered a strong reputation for performing Budgie songs within their originals set list. All the members of Loaded Billy have a long history with Budgie’s music going back to the days when they started playing in bands as young lads.

So, drag out those budgie t-shirts (we know you’ve got one) and get along to the Gibson Stage at the Gov for a blistering set of Budgie classics.

Special guest ‘The Wayward Ones’ will be warming up the crowd with a set of classic hard rock covers from the 70’s – 80’s.

The Gov | Sunday 3 September
Tickets: $12.70 + Booking Fee
Doors open @ 4pm


Sun 3 Sep
4:00 pm


The Gov
59 Port Rd
Hindmarsh, 5007
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