It’s been nearly 30 years but The Whitlams haven’t lost it yet

Celebrating the 20th anniversary of their seminal album, Love This City, the beloved piano rock group put on a special show. There’s something reliable about The Whitlams. They’ve been around forever and whilst they’re not breaking any boundaries they’re undeniably one of the best pub bands we have. This time around they graced The Corner […]

Tim Freedman and the musical…

Tim Freedman and the musical built around his songs. Whitlams tunes have been turned into plot points for a musical. Read more:


TIMFREEDMAN & The Idle Hi Everyone, I’m sitting here in the calm before the storm, in those sweet minutes leaning in the kitchen between last prep and first customers. The new album is all done. Yes it took nearly six years, but at least that gave me a title: AUSTRALIAN IDLE I shot a cover […]

Greeting All,

Greetings all. I’m working on some new songs and I’ve got on a bit of a roll. How I’ve missed these little jigsaw puzzles. I’m going to do two solo shows at The Vanguard to try them out on Thursday and Friday May 20 and 21. A fully seated affair again, with more space between […]


Tomorrow on “Sunrise” and “The Morning Show” – Channel 7 and Prime, The Whitlams perform with 12 of the Sydney Symphony at the following times: 7.50am Charlie No. 1 (a new arrangement) 8.50am Keep the Light On 9.50am No Aphrodisiac Also, just announced, Tim Freedman will also be playing three solo shows in Sydney: The […]

Hi everyone,

Hi Everyone, I’m sitting in Newtown tonight finishing off a song I’m going to sing tomorrow night for the brain surgeon Chris O’Brien’s Memorial Dinner in the Great Hall at Sydney University. They called me two days ago because Michael Parkinson had cancelled. I said “yes” because I wanted a deadline. And my knee specialist […]

So Honest, Tim Hurts

Courier Mail – Friday 28th August 2009 , Noel Mengel Expect no holding back when The Whitlams play their entire Eternal Nightcap album in Brisbane next week, writes Noel Mengel A letter to you on a cassette, cause we don’t write anymore . . . TAKES you back, doesn’t it? It’s the opening line from […]

The Whitlams, The Bloodpoets The Tivoli, Brisbane (14/8/09)

FasterLouder by Tian265 The Bloodpoets begin the night with a crowd-pleasing set of pop-rock numbers. They show off their musicality with some good instrumental jams and fine cowbell and trumpet action. However, I feel that the vocals are a bit too forced and their tunes lack some of the depth that is necessary for the brand […]


ETERNAL NIGHTCAP in SYDNEY with the SYDNEY SYMPHONY Due to popular demand, Sat 5 Dec 8PM, concert announced  Secure the best seats before they go on sale! Two years ago, The Whitlams and the Sydney Symphony rocked the Sydney Opera House in four sold-out shows. This December, they’re back by popular demand! Seats to the […]


ETERNAL NIGHTCAP in SYDNEY with the SYDNEY SYMPHONY By popular demand The Whitlams will return in their only Sydney shows of the year to reprise their Sydney Symphony collaboration at the Sydney Opera House. This time to mark twelve years since the release of their classic breakthrough album “Eternal Nightcap”, The Whitlams and the Sydney […]

Hello all

  Hello All, The “Best of ” year and tour are now over, so thanks to everyone that came along or bought the album. It’s time to look ahead. But first some gigs. Just announced so you can still get early bird tickets is a two night performance in Sydney with some of my friends […]

The Whitlams with the MSO Hammer Hall by Goat When The Whitlams took the stage with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra on Wednesday night – the first of three performances – there was an immediate air of intrigue that soon turned to amazement. The orchestra sat in wait as Tim Freedman, Warwick Hornby, Jak Housden and Terepai Richmond joined them across the front of the stage, closely followed by conductor, Benjamin Northey. It’s […]