Interview – Jeff Martin July 2011
By Shane Pinnegar for RockPit
Last week I called Jeff Martin in Ontario, a few dates into his reunion tour with The Tea Party. Jeff now lives in Perth, of course, and us, as well as the rest of Australia, are extremely keen to see him with the CC Entertainment “Whole Lotta Love” Led Zeppelin tribute in September.
SHANE: Hi Jeff, It’s Shane from The Rockpit in Perth mate, how’re you doing?
JEFF: I’m good, man, I’m good.
SHANE: We’re primarily here to talk about the ‘Whole Lotta Love’ Led Zeppelin celebration. Firstly, how did you get involved? read more
The year 1971 marked one of the best selling albums worldwide. That’s right, Led Zeppelin IV. In September, Zeppelinites will be buying their stairwayto ZEPPELIN heaven, purchasing a golden ticket to a rock event to remember. The 9th ANNUAL WHOLE LOTTA LOVE – LED ZEPPELIN CELEBRATION.
LED ZEPPELIN is one of the most influential bands in the world and has drawn in a rock legend in his own right. Jeff Martin, known for THE TEA PARTY and his new band, 777. Jeff Martin talks up a Whole Lotta Love with Monique Budd. read more
For all tour dtaes please check out Tea Party Online.
We are pleased to be able to annouce a couple of new concert dates for Australia. Jeff Martin will be playing a couple of nights with his friend Terepai Richmond, as well as some solo acosutic dates in October. Check out the tour section for all confirmed shows so far. More dates are in work!
Hopefully back to Canada and Europe in November
Canada’s Jeff Martin, the voice of multi award-winning rock band The Tea Party, is set to make his Sydney Blues & Roots Festival debut this year. Fresh from a whirlwind Australian tour and off the back of this latest solo release “The Ground Cries Out”, Jeff is sure to leave audiences begging for more.
Sydney’s premier blues and roots event returns this year, with a line-up that boasts some of the best names in the local and international blues scene. The festival, set to take place from Friday 28th to Sunday 30th October 2011, will see a variety of venues in the scenic Hawkesbury region of Sydney’s West house performances from an array of exciting established and up-and-coming acts.
More info at sydneybluesfestival.com.au
You can watch the video in the members section.