- The John Butler Trio are an Australian roots and jam band led by guitarist and vocalist John Butler, an APRA and ARIA-award winning musician
John Butler Trio facts
- They formed in Fremantle in 1998 with Jason McGann on drums and Gavin Shoesmith on bass
- By 2009, the trio consisted of Butler with Byron Luiters on bass and Nicky Bomba on drums and percussion, the latter being replaced by Grant Gerathy in 2013
- The band's second studio album, Three (2001) reached the top 30 in the Australian album charts and achieved platinum sales
- The band's subsequent studio albums: Sunrise Over Sea (2004); Grand National (2007); and April Uprising (2010) all debuted at the number one position on the Australian album charts, with all three albums reaching platinum sales status
- Living 2001–2002 (2003), the band's first live album, reached the top ten and also achieved platinum status in Australia
- The band's second live album, Live at St
- Gallen (2005), also achieved gold record status
- The band's releases since 2002 have been marketed independently by Jarrah Records, which Butler co-owns with West Australian folk band the Waifs and manager of both acts, Philip Stevens
- Their sixth studio album, Flesh & Blood, was released in February 2014
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