James Griffin

Songwriter, poet, guitarist, singer, producer, and literary broadcaster, he has performed all over Australia, in pubs, clubs, festivals and stadiums including opening for the likes of Bob Dylan and Elvis Costello.  He co-wrote ‘Snake Skin Shoes’, for the Black Sorrows and the ballad, ‘Changi Banjo’  for Lee Kernaghan scoring him a golden guitar at the ACMA.  In the 80’s his bands The Agents and The Subterraneans were regulars on Triple J and community radio. In the ‘90’s,  ABC 774, Classic FM broadcast the folk and contemporary ballad compilations, ‘Going Home’ and ‘Moon Over Melbourne’. Broadcasting included hosting the ‘Words’ literary interview program on ABC TV, ‘Australia Talks Books’ on ABC RN and presenting  on Triple J. He now returns as a solo artist with a guitar and a bag of original, insightful songs, poems and stories about living in Australia. His current combined book and CD, ‘Songs For a Season at Ghost Town Bridge’ is an evocation of Australia via an imagined, and magical, country town.