Andrew Farriss

Andrew Farriss AM is considered one of the world’s most revered songwriters, having written, produced, and performed music across the globe for more than four decades. As the co-founder, key songwriter, keyboardist, guitarist and backing vocalist for the Grammy-nominated and multi award-winning band INXS, Andrew is responsible for songs that have ingrained themselves into the psyche of generations of music fans.
Most recently, he has embarked on his own country solo career, showcasing his versatility as a songwriter, exploring stories of the heartland of Australia and America. His self-titled solo album spawned several high rotation radio hits, including Come Midnight, Good Momma Bad Run Baby Run and With The Kelly Gang, which also earned him a Golden Guitar nomination in 2022. He also released a debut five-track EP titled Love Makes The World.
Showcasing his country solo music, Andrew has performed several times by invitation at the iconic Bluebird Café in Nashville and kicked off 2022 performing at the official Australia Day concert in Sydney. In January 2020, Andrew was honoured with a Member of the Order of Australia in recognition of his works in the arts within Australia.

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Events featuring Andrew Farriss

Mar 16, 2023
3:45pm — 4:10pm
Presented by
SXSW DAY PARTY - Sounds Australia
Mar 16, 2023
7:00pm — 7:40pm
Alt Country
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