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Sat, 12 Nov



A Celebration of Chris Cornell 2022

Desert Highways and The Bendigo Hotel are very proud to present the 4th annual A Celebration of Chris Cornell. A night to celebrate the music of the late Chris Cornell (Soundgarden, Audioslave, Temple Of The Dog).

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A Celebration of Chris Cornell 2022
A Celebration of Chris Cornell 2022


12 Nov 2022, 8:00 pm

Collingwood, 125 Johnston St, Collingwood VIC 3066, Australia


is vocal range as well as style was exceptional and second to none. Listed by many as an inspiration, he will continue to be one of the greatest vocalists to have ever been.

The night is on at The Bendigo Hotel on Sat 12th November with a stellar line-up of local musicians to celebrate just what he meant to us all and continue to raise a glass in appreciation of the legacy he’s left behind. 100% of all money raised on the night will be proudly supporting Beyond Blue.

Previous events have been a great success, many thanx to all those involved and those that attended. We’re very much looking forward to doing it again for such a great cause.

The night will feature songs from throughout Cornell’s career including from his various bands to his solo work. Those musicians involved include (with more to be announced):

Vocals: Antonio Marra (Cosa Nostra) Matt Chapman (My Left Boot, Nuada) Shinae Demaj (Peril Within) Gene Koutras (Monarchus) Anthony Biancofiore (Private Function, The Tarantinos) Redro Redriguez (Redro Redriguez & His Inner Demons)

Guitars: Anthony Biancofiore (Private Function, The Tarantinos) Redro Redriguez (Redro Redriguez & His Inner Demons) Sam Krieger (A Basket Of Mammoths, Three Headed Fool) Lauren Hester (Private Function, Daddy Issues) Justin Entwistle (Cosa Nostra)

Bass: Jesse Cole (Peril Within, Centralia) Rhys Kelly (Child, My Left Boot) Jimi Coelli (A Gazillion Angry Mexicans) Rich Lawrance (Grungle)

Drums: Rick Van Der Meer (Cosa Nostra, Silverlight Shadows) Alexander Minicz (A Basket of Mammoths)

Acoustic Sets: Craig Williams (Acoustic Foxx) Brett Franke (Temple of Tunes) Shinae Demaj (Peril Within) Jesse Cole (Peril Within, Centralia)

Event partners: Beyond Blue, Desert Highways, Bodriggy, Malocchio Hard Seltzer, Zenith Records, Plakkit, Northside MERCH, Rad Stickers, High Strung Guitars, Three Phase Rehearsal Studios and Bendigo Hotel.

If you're unable to make the gig, please feel free to donate through this page. 100% of proceeds proudly supporting beyondblue.

Youtube link to a clip from the 2017 event. Check it out! Massive thanx to Adam Russ from Right Eye Media Australia for putting this together!

Grab your tix here!

Facebook event details here!


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