1 Feb 2010

Tex Perkins and his Johnny Cash Show

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 1:10 pm on 1 February 2010

Tex Perkins (born Gregory Steven Perkins on 28 December 1964 in Darwin, Australia) is an Australian singer-songwriter, who is widely known for fronting the popular Australian rock-band The Cruel Sea, but has also performed with the Beasts of Bourbon, Thug, James Baker Experience, The Butcher Shop, Salamander Jim, and Tex, Don and Charlie. He has also released many solo records. In 1997, a portrait of Tex Perkins by artist Bill Leak won the Packing Room award at the Archibald Prize.