William Crighton

Summer 2017/2018

December 28-30
Woodford Folk Festival
Sunshine Coast, QLD
January 25
Tamworth Regional Gallery
Tamworth, NSW
January 26
The DAG Sheep Station
Nundle, NSW
February 14 - 20
Folk Alliance International
Kansas, USA
February 22
The Good Will
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
February 23
The Exchange
Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
February 24
Capitol Music Club
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
February 25
9910 Performance Space
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
February 27
Festival Hall
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
February 28
Nelson, British Columbia, Canada
March 1
Dream Café
Penticton, British Columbia, Canada
March 2
The Cobalt
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
March 3
Lucky Bar
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
March 29 - April 2
Byron Bay, NSW

Australian Gothic masterwork “Riverina Kid”

The singer-songwriter, now based in the Hunter Valley, is known for his powerful and mesmerising live performances. Respected Australian music journalist Iain Shedden, of The Australian, recently described Crighton’s Tamworth Regional Art Gallery appearance in glowing terms: “Once in a lifetime a gig surpasses all expectations, slapping you in the face with its grace, majestic singing, the quality of the material, and, in this instance, the acoustic ambience of the venue… [it] demonstrated music's power to stir the heart and soul. In my all-time Top 10 that one.”

Latest News

Having recently finished a successful tour with Canadian songstress Terra Lightfoot, William Crighton is heading to Woodford Folk Festival in December before traveling on to Tamworth Country Music Festival for a special pairing with Gawurra.

Crighton and Gawurra will provide an alternate option to mainstream country concerts providing important indigenous recognition at this time. Both unique artists will present remarkable music, cultural diversity and social story telling.

William will return to the US to showcase at Folk Alliance International in Kansas City in February before embarking on a Canadian tour with Terra Lightfoot in late February and March.

William has just been announced to play Bluesfest in Byron Bay at the end of March 2018.

“It would not be unfair to say Crighton’s growing legion of followers come along for a near-religious experience…To say he’s capable of taking an audience to another level is not an understatement.” – Newcastle Herald

“He skillfully powered through a powerful 5 song set that invoked all sorts of raw emotion & deep thought that left you knowing you heard & saw something special’ Indie Music Review” – Rockwood Music Hall NYC

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September 20, 2017

Dashville Does the Monkey at Australian Music Week

Dashville to host special Australian Music Week showcase at The Brass Monkey, Cronulla Dashville will host a very special musical showcase at Australian Music Week 2017. Held at the Brass...
September 14, 2017

William Crighton joins Terra Lightfoot (Can) for Australian tour

William Crighton and Canada's Terra Lightfoot join forces for 'Stand on the Side Of Love' tour Acclaimed songwriter William Crighton will hit the road with lauded Canadian singer-songwriter Terra Lightfoot...
March 20, 2017

William Crighton – Hope Recovery

William Crighton to release Limited Edition 7-inch vinyl, announces May tour. "Uniquely penetrating storytelling.” Gareth Hipwell - Rolling Stone Buoyed by a mesmerising debut record and a slew of live appearances that...


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