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  • Bootenal Family Tavern Edwards Rd & Bootenal Rd Bootenal, WA, 6532 Australia (map)

CARUS returns to the Bootenal Family Tavern Saturday 9th May.
Support band THE INKS

Presale Tickets ($15 ea, $20 @ Door) available now from the BFT Ph 99233707
Or book online @

Originally coming to prominence as part of the explosion of the roots scene, Carus Thompson is a gifted songwriter and storyteller. He travels, he observes and he writes it all down, but he is no disengaged cynic.

His energetic, passionate and genuine pub-rock approach to performance, sets him apart from the majority of singer-songwriters. He's no show gazer. He gives every gig his all, and he has built a legion of fans through Europe and Australia because of it.

Worldwide, Carus Thompson has sold over 30,000 albums independently and supported luminaries such as Dave Matthews, Damien Rice, Jack Johnson as well as good friends John Butler, Xavier Rudd and The Waifs. He’s wowed audiences at all the major festivals and after five studio albums continues to hold a well-earned reputation as one of this country's hardest working and best acoustic artists.

One of the few truly independent Australian troubadours to have a carved a full time living from his craft, years of touring have assured Thompson the enviable ability to draw hundreds of people anywhere he goes.

A Carus Thompson show will always be a journey through quiet ballads, to all out folk-rockers, to some reggae dance-floor fillers.

He’s has the rare skill of being able to engage an audience emotionally as well as entertain; always ensuring the crowd get out of their seats. He is proud to continue the Aussie tradition of pub-rock energy, even if he is using an acoustic guitar to do it.
See him live and you will understand why he is one of this country's favourite live performers.

And having just returned back home to Fremantle after 14 years living between Melbourne and Europe, Carus is relishing the opportunity go get out and visit his old West Oz haunts and Geraldton was certainly one of his favourite places to play, always having packed out, rocking shows. In fact, his last show at The Bootenal sold out. It has been ages since this pub rocking acoustic troubadour has hit Gero, so no doubt he is going to make it count! Get ready for a good time and bring your dancing shoes!!
Tickets on sale now from the venue and from online Oztix.