Jimmy Barnes surprises followers with pop-up Melbourne gigs


Melburnians meandering via the town on Friday afternoon have been gifted two shock pop-up gigs carried out by none apart from rock icon Jimmy Barnes of Chilly Chisel.

Throngs of passersby and those that received wind of the key gigs through social media crooned alongside to Flame Timber and Working Class Man at Evan Walker Bridge and later, Bourke Road Mall.

Jimmy Barnes sings on the streets of Melbourne.

Jimmy Barnes sings on the streets of Melbourne.Credit score:Luis Ascui

Recent out of some days in lodge quarantine awaiting the outcomes of a COVID-19 take a look at after flying from regional NSW, Barnes stated the impromptu gigs reminded him of an easier time in his early profession.

“All of us began doing stuff like this … taking part in exterior bloody espresso retailers and stuff so it’s simply good to form of reconnect and play a few songs at no cost for everyone,” he stated.