Levon J. Conlon is the new solo project from Australian songwriter Rhyece O’Neill of the post-punk blues band Greta Mob. Levon J. Conlon invokes the blues, rock & roll and country with influences ranging from Iggy Pop, PJ Harvey, Townes Van Zandt, Lightnin’ Hopkins & Bob Dylan.
His unique songwriting talent has received praise from Tex Perkins (The Cruel Sea/Beasts of Bourbon), Spencer P. Jones (Beasts of Bourbon/Gun Club), Brian Hooper (Beasts of Bourbon/Roland S. Howard), Richard Kingsmill (Triple J Music director) & Steven Walker (The Ghost Triple R Radio)
He has toured and performed with some of the worlds finest including The Beasts of Bourbon, The Ape, Hanni El Khatib, Spencer P. Jones & White Denim.
Conlon’s trade is the written word. A prolific poet, novelist and songwriter, in the past three years he has written and produced five albums worth of material and a book of poetry. Recently he completed his second novel Run To The Dust based on his experiences as a union delegate working on a huge construction project in the desert.
He performs at the Byron Bay Brewery on the 27th of May entry is free.
A cowboy hat will be passed around the audience as a collection for Spencer P. Jones, legendary Australian guitarist of Beasts of Bourbon & Jonnies fame who is very ill and requires expensive medical attention. In between sets classics from Spencer’s prolific carreer will be blasted on the soundsystem.