Powderfinger’s legendary frontman Bernard Fanning joined the growing list of all time Australian Rock icons that we have been fortunate enough to host at Surf Music In Paradise in the Maldives.

 

The unique scene at Bernard Fanning’s first SMIP show, Sunset Bar, Kandooma Resort
Bernard Fanning enjoying a moment with fans

 

Bernard put on 3 intimate shows at the Sunset Bar, West Beach and Surf Corner in the first week of April 2019, kicking off our exciting year of intimate music events.

 

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Backstage view at Bernard’s West Beach gig.
Drone’s eye view of the Surfers Corner gig 
The crowd up and dancing to Powderfingers “Wish You Well”
Bernard’s demographic is broadening daily

 

 

Fanning’s solo shows are a unique blend of blues and acoustic folk. Fanning played guitar, keyboards and harmonica, when performing solo to an exclusive and intimate crowd of 100 special fans who enjoyed the week of a lifetime.

 

West Beach gig from the air
The surf was small, but rippable
Bernard Fanning and crew soaking up the Maldivian sunshine

Author
Ben Horvath

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