Dave Graney

Wed 12 April 2017

Dave Graney was crowned king of pop at the 1996 ARIA awards and has been the just-too-hip frontman for The Moodists, The Coral Snakes and now The mistLY. He tells Barry Divola about growing up in a big Catholic family in Mt. Gambier, a timber town at the foot of an extinct volcano. Dave plays The Len Barry Combo, Maureen McGovern, Thunderclap Newman and more. 

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