The soul of Oz rock - Win tickets to the Black Sorrows!

Joe Camilleri and the Black Sorrows: Photo: Guy Palmer

Joe Camilleri and the Black Sorrows: Photo: Guy Palmer

ARIA Award winning Joe Camilleri and the Black Sorrows is coming to Woodend this weekend with additional tickets now on sale. And the Midland Express has been offered two tickets to give away to a lucky reader.

Camilleri and crew are legends in the Australian music scene; described in Rolling Stone magazine last year: "Jo Jo Zep brought the soul to Oz rock and the Black Sorrows did it again".

The music of Joe Camilleri and the Black Sorrows spans bluegrass, blues, rockabilly, reggae, rock, gospel and soul, best known for hits including Chained to the Wheel, Harley and Rose, Better Times and The Chosen Ones, or Taxi Mary and Shape I'm In from the Jo Jo Zep phase.

The concert is a fundraiser for the 2018 Woodend Winter Arts Festival and is on this weekend - Sunday April 22 at St Ambrose Hall, Templeton Street, Woodend, at 4pm arrival for 5pm concert.

Limited tickets are still available - $75 including finger food are available for purchase from

Wine available separately thanks to event sponsors Mount Towrong Winery.

For a chance to win two free tickets, email with your name and contact details, and 'Black Sorrows Giveaway' in the subject line, by 4pm Friday April 20. Winner will be notified by 7pm and announced on the Festival Facebook page.