Congratulations to Georgian David Craddock (2005), whose band Davey Craddock & The Spectacles was awarded Country Group of the Year at the West Australian Country Music Awards. David was also nominated for Songwriter of the Year at the awards, which were announced over the weekend at the Boyup Brook Country Music Festival in the state's Southwest.
This week David kicks off a five-date solo tour of Victoria including a show at the idyllic Kyneton Music Festival on Friday February 20. Back in WA, Davey and the band will launch their debut album, Better Alone, at the Fremantle Arts Centre on March 8 before joining Timothy Nelson & The Infidels and Rainy Day Women at Bunbury Entertainment Centre on March 21.
In full band format The Spectacles are drummer Todd Pickett (Kill Devil Hills, WAM Multi-instrumentalist of the Year), guitarist Luke Dux (The Floors, WAM Guitarist of the Year), bassist Pete Stone (former Abbe May & The Rockin’ Pneumonia) and pianist Mo Wilson (Mo Wilson & The Drivers).