Interview: Justin Burford

Kurt - Justin Burford: The legacy of a rock legend

Kurt Cobain’s vision and ingenuity reshaped the music industry on the world stage. He ultimately defined a generation.

Justin Burford, ARIA Award winning frontman of End of Fashion and star of Rock of Ages, weaves story and song to celebrate Kurt Cobain's short and influential existence.  Featuring the songs of Nirvana - known and obscure, the enchanting and iconic,  that helped define Kurt Cobain as the songwriter he was destined to become.

This is his story about the man behind the legend

In the lead up to the 2012 Adelaide Cabaret Fetival, this year directed for the first time by Kate Ceberano, Nicole and Paul had a change to chat to Justin about his transition from Pub stage to Theatre stage, his plans for the future, the release of his next album and his upcoming show "Kurt" as part of Ad Cab Fest.

With a couple of ARIAs under his belt, an APRA nomination for ‘Song of the Year’, record sales reaching Platinum status and sold out tours in Australia and internationally with his band End Of Fashion, Justin Burford recently made his stage debut in Rock of Ages.

Born and raised in Perth, Justin began his musical career at age 17 and in 2001 when he joined acclaimed group The Sleepy Jackson. He went on to form End of Fashion, taking on the role of lead singer, guitarist and principal song-writer. End of Fashion has released two albums and their latest album Holiday Trip of a Lifetime will be released on 20 April this year.

Enojoy our interview with Justin Burford.

What: Kurt - Justin Burford
Where: Banquet Room - Adelaide Festival Centre
When: 8 - 10 Jun
Bookings: www.adelaidecabaretfestival.com.au