John Butler (Australian singer / songwriter / guitarist)

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Frontman of The John Butler Trio

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Legal name: John Charles Wiltshire-Butler


John Charles Wiltshire-Butler (born 1 April 1975), known professionally as John Butler, is an Australian singer, songwriter, and music producer. He is the front man for the John Butler Trio, a roots and jam band, which formed in Fremantle, Western Australia in 1998.

The John Butler Trio has recorded five studio albums including three that have reached number one on the Australian charts: Sunrise Over Sea, Grand National and April Uprising. His recordings and live performances have met with critical praise and have garnered awards from the Australian Performing Right Association and Australian Recording Industry Association.

Butler was born in the United States and moved to Australia at an early age. He began playing the guitar at the age of sixteen. In 2002 Butler, along with several partners, formed their own record label. He is also the co-founder of a grant program that seeks to improve artistic diversity in his home country of Australia where he resides with his wife and children.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1996 Searching for Heritage John Butler 2

Album + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2007 Live at Twist & Shout John Butler 2
2012 Tin Shed Tales John Butler 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2011 Losing You John Butler feat. Mama Kin 1
2012 Ocean John Butler 2

EP + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2010 iTunes Live: ARIA Awards Concert Series '10 John Butler 2

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