A tribute night for Chris Cornell is going down at the Barwon Club in June

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A tribute night for Chris Cornell is going down at the Barwon Club in June

May 18 marked the loss of a music icon and inspiration to many in the passing of Soundgarden lead singer Chris Cornell.

Cornell was also known for his solo project, Audioslave and Temple of the Dog, and as a result arguably become the voice of a generation with his work spanning through the ’90s, noughties and to present day.

In honour of his legacy, the Barwon Club is hosting a tribute and thank you to the musician. Held on June 18 the event sees a massive round up of local (and not so local) musicians contribute to his legacy and farewell one of the most iconic voices in music.

Musicians/artists involved:
Matt Biscombe
Stu Caldwell
Tony Calleja
Bruce Corrin
Reese Donovan
Taylor Douglas
Andrea Ficara
Andy Forster
Daniel Fusella
Glenn Giacometti
Adam Giles
Darren Hardy
Steve Hobbs
Jake Audemia
Matt Jelley
Johnno Johnson
Ash Laidlaw
Al McInnes
Dean McInnes
Paul Meddings
Tayla Meddings
James Richardson
Robin Ricketts
Joel Rockefeller
Alister Turrill
Ben Watts
Ricki Wood
Adam Zaffarese

Tickets to the event are $5 on the door, with proceeds going towards beyondblue and Impact SRC – the latter of which is a mental health research clinic based in Geelong.

It all goes down Sunday, June 18 at the Barwon Club Hotel in Geelong. Find out more info via the Facebook event page.

If you need someone to talk to, Lifeline can be contacted 24/7 on 13 11 14. Beyondblue can also be contacted on 1300 22 4636.