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2020 Wrap Up In Time For Christmas

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What a year it’s been. There have been times where I thought that the world was shutting down around us folks. But I must say that we are resilient. We are still here and we are fighting back against all that’s been thrown at us. Everything from bushfires, floods, ridiculous[…]

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‘Killing Time’ Virtual Book Launch Event

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To celebrate the launch of my upcoming book, Killing Time, Jimmy’s throwing an online party and you can all join in for FREE.  He’ll be talking through some of the stories in the book, playing some songs, and will be answering some of the questions you’ve been asking on social media. We’re[…]

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Story Time With Jimmy Barnes – Podcast Series Ep.1 Preview

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Kathy McCabe, National Music Writer, News Corp. THE night Jimmy Barnes met legendary American civil rights activist Rosa Parks kicked off with an awkward semi-naked encounter, the Australian rocker reveals in his new podcast. In the first episode of his Story Time with Jimmy Barnes podcast, which debuts this weekend, Barnes[…]

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JIMMY BARNES TO HEADLINE TOP END BREAKOUT SHOW

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The heart and soul of Australian rock n’ roll, Jimmy Barnes, will return to the Northern Territory on Saturday 26th September to perform his dynamic show at The Darwin Ski Club. Barnes has sold more records in Australia than any other local rock & roll artist and is best known[…]

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Duet For Jimmy And Jane Competition

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Jimmy and Jane would like to invite you all to enter the #DuetforJimmyandJane competition where you could WIN a signed acoustic guitar and one of a few Merch packs. This should be done in the spirit of the nightly videos they’ve been sharing with you all each night on social[…]

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Jimmy Barnes announces title of new book – ‘Killing Time’; Short stories from the long road home

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From the rock legend turned master storyteller, this collection of non-fiction short stories is vintage Jimmy. Stories of adventure, misadventure, love and loss from the #1 bestselling author of the critically acclaimed memoirs Working Class Boy and Working Class Man. Outrageous, witty, warm and wise, Killing Time is a collection of more than[…]

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The Jimmy Barnes Isolation Playlist

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Seeing as Jane and I have now reached the 7th Day of Isolation, I’ve made a playlist for a lonely hearts party to help us all get through these crazy times. There’s a couple of requests here from Jane…. I wonder which ones? Click here to LISTEN ON SPOTIFY now.

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Jimmy Barnes Live Album ‘Modus Operandi’ – OUT NOW

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Jimmy Barnes |’Modus Operandi’ OUT NOW After just finishing the massive ‘Shutting Down Your Town’ national tour of Australia and New Zealand, Jimmy Barnes hasn’t paused for breath as he announces a special and limited re-package of his #1 album ‘My Criminal Record’.  For a strictly limited time, the album[…]

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“From Where I Stand” Fan Photo Competition

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“From Where I Stand” FAN PHOTO COMPETITION Live Album ‘Modus Operandi’ Coming Soon Photo: Brett Schewitz Jimmy here, I’m looking for the best fan photos from the ‘Shutting Down Your Town’ Australia & New Zealand Tour. I’m sure those who went took some great ones, so I know you’ll accept the call.[…]

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JIMMY BARNES ANNOUNCES MELBOURNE VENUE UPGRADE DUE TO HUGE DEMAND – ONLY SHOW FOR 2019!

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JIMMY BARNES ANNOUNCES MELBOURNE VENUE UPGRADE DUE TO HUGE DEMAND – ONLY SHOW FOR 2019! ‘Tough and vulnerable Barnsey at his best’ – Bernard Zuel, The Guardian ★★★★ Australian rock legend Jimmy Barnes has announced that due to extraordinary public demand, the current Melbourne show at Margaret Court Arena, with special guests Jet, will be moved[…]

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‘MY CRIMINAL RECORD’ DEBUTS AT #1 ALBUM

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JIMMY BARNES BREAKS RECORD FOR THE MOST #1’s IN ARIA CHART HISTORY ECLIPSING U2 & MADONNA ‘MY CRIMINAL RECORD’ IS BARNES’ 16TH #1 ALBUM ‘Tough and vulnerable Barnsey at his best’ – Bernard Zuel, The Guardian (****) Australian rock legend Jimmy Barnes has secured a staggering sixteenth #1 album today with his critically[…]

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Tour Announcement: Jimmy Barnes is shutting down your town.

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JIMMY BARNES IS SHUTTING DOWN YOUR TOWN. ROCKER’S BIGGEST TOUR THIS CENTURY – WITH SPECIAL GUESTS JET & ESKIMO JOE Tickets on sale 9.00am local times, on Friday, 31 May 2019. New Album, My Criminal Record, out Friday 31 May Jimmy Barnes has today announced his biggest headlining tour of this century – Shutting Down Your Town –[…]

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JIMMY BARNES ANNOUNCES BOOK LAUNCH EVENT DATES

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With just over a month to go until the second volume of Jimmy’s autobiography hits stores, his publisher, HarperCollins, today announced a massive schedule of JIMMY BARNES BOOK LAUNCH EVENTS. Fans can get their books autographed by Jimmy at a series of “Signings” and/or hear him interviewed live during some[…]

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JIMMY BARNES ANNOUNCES ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELAND SHOWS

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ANNOUNCES ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELAND SHOWS #Working Class Man        #WorkingClassBoy Jimmy Barnes is the heart and the soul of Australian rock ‘n roll. After 40 years on stages of all kinds, Jimmy is an icon – his nickname “Barnesy” conjures up thoughts of rock music at an ear-splitting volume, and of[…]

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Selwyn Sounds Gig Announcement

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JIMMY BARNES TO HEAD ICONIC MUSIC FESTIVAL Australian rock ‘n roll legend, Jimmy Barnes, is set to head a stellar cast of Kiwi music legends when Selwyn Sounds returns to the Lincoln Domain on March 3rd next year. Jimmy Barnes is the heart and the soul of Australian rock &[…]

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Jimmy Barnes receives Australia Day Honour

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Jimmy Barnes receives Australia Day Honour Working Class Boy ‘Stories & Songs’ show wins Sydney Theatre Award #WorkingClassBoy Rock icon and bestselling author, Jimmy Barnes, has today been appointed as an Officer of the General Division of the Order of Australia for ‘distinguished service to the performing arts as a[…]

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Jimmy Barnes at his poignant best in SA leg of “Working Class Boy: An evening of Stories and Songs” tour – Craig Cook, Sunday Mail

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FROM a boy born in the backblocks of Glasgow named James Dixon Swan to an Australian rock icon called Jimmy Barnes this show is a moving, exhilarating and brilliantly produced night out. “Barnesy” is front and centre throughout delivering the raw, uncensored version of a violent childhood, a delinquent youth[…]

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Jimmy Goes From #1 Albums To #1 Bestselling Author

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SYDNEY, 29 Sept. 2016: HarperCollins Australia congratulates Jimmy Barnes on a record-breaking debut week of book sales on the publication of his critically acclaimed childhood memoir, WORKING CLASS BOY. Currently in the middle of his Australian book tour, Jimmy has been overwhelmed by the enormous public support for his story[…]

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New Zealand shows added to ‘Stories and Songs’ tour

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Following the recent announce of dates for his first ever ‘spoken word’ tour of Australia, Jimmy Barnes has now added a further nine shows, which will see him ’ tour throughout New Zealand in February 2017. WORKING CLASS BOY: An Evening of Stories and Songs will see Jimmy leaving behind the[…]

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Working Class Boy – Video Book Trailer

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Here’s a preview of my book, Working Class Boy, which is out this Monday 19 September. Family violence is every Australian’s business. Stand with Rosie Batty and all victims so they are Never Alone. http://neveralone.com.au To pre-order the book, and for info on book signings and book events see: http://bit.ly/WorkingClassBoy[…]

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Jimmy Barnes Father’s Day Gift Packs

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We’ve put together a Father’s Day pack on the JB online store and i’ll be personally signing cards for those who purchase a pack for their dad. As a gift from us to you, we’re also going to include a free upgrade from regular parcel post to express post so[…]

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Jimmy Barnes WORKING CLASS BOY – BOOK EVENTS

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With the release of the first volume of my autobiography – “Working Class Boy” – one month away, I’m happy to announce a series of intimate events at various booksellers around the country. I’ll be signing copies of the book in local bookstores – these are all called “Signings” in the schedule.[…]

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Soul Searchin’ Tour Kicked Off

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We kicked off the Soul Searchin’ tour over the weekend and it was great to be able to start off in my hometown of Adelaide before heading on to Perth. Both shows felt great, my soul ensemble were brilliant as always, and I absolutely loved the energy from the audience.[…]

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Sydney Soul Searchin’ Show Now SOLD OUT!

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Tickets to my Sydney show are now SOLD OUT. Make sure you grab your tickets to a show on the tour while you can here: http://bit.ly/SStourTix It all kicks off on August 12th in my home town, Adelaide, so I hope to see a bunch of familiar faces in the crowd. See[…]

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