Ayers Rock

Ayers Rock

Melbourne based Jazz Fusion/Progressive Rock band 1973 - 1981



Ayers Rock has 15 known members

Name Instruments Period
Col Loughnan Saxophone, Flute, Clarinet, Keyboards, Percussion, Vocals 1973 - 1981
Mark Kennedy Mark Kennedy Drums 1973 - 1976
Duncan McGuire Duncan McGuire Bass 1973 - 1976
James Doyle Guitar/Vocals 1973 - 1975
Ray Burton Ray Burton Guitar/Vocals 1973 - 1974
Chris Brown Guitar/Vocals 1974 - 181
Phil Stone Guitar 1975 - 1981
Hamish Stuart Drums 1976 - 1981
Andy Cohen Keyboards 1976 - 1978
Steve Hogg Bass 1976 - 1976
Joe Tattersal Drums 1976 - 1976
Keith Casey Percussion 1976 - 1976
Doug Gallacher Drums 1976 - 1976
Russell Dunlop Russell Dunlop Drums 1976 - 1976
John Young Bass 1977 - 1981

Ayers Rock discography - 3 recordings

Cover Title Type Release Year First Charted High Pos.
Big Red Rock by Ayers Rock Big Red Rock
Album 1974 09/12/74 32
Beyond by Ayers Rock Beyond
Album 1976 05/04/76 50
Hot Spell by Ayers Rock Hot Spell
Album 1980

23 Known Gigs for Ayers Rock

Date Venue City
Saturday 3rd November 1973 Teazer Melbourne, VIC
Saturday 24th November 1973 Ballarat City Hall

+ Lobby Lloyd

Ballarat, VIC
Ormond Hall, Prahran. VIC Tuesday 31st December 1974 Ormond Hall Prahran, VIC
Wednesday 1st January 1975 Festival Hall

3XY Darwin Cyclone Relief Concert

Melbourne, VIC
Bondi Lifesaver, Bondi Junction. NSW Wednesday 31st December 1975 Bondi Lifesaver Bondi Junction, NSW
Bondi Lifesaver, Bondi Junction. NSW Friday 2nd January 1976 Bondi Lifesaver Bondi Junction, NSW
Bondi Lifesaver, Bondi Junction. NSW Saturday 3rd January 1976 Bondi Lifesaver Bondi Junction, NSW
Bondi Lifesaver, Bondi Junction. NSW Sunday 4th January 1976 Bondi Lifesaver Bondi Junction, NSW
Friday 24th February 1978 Bananas St Kilda, VIC
Prospect Hill Hotel, Kew. VIC Wednesday 1st March 1978 Prospect Hill Hotel Kew, VIC
Caringbah Inn, Caringbah. NSW Friday 2nd November 1979 Caringbah Inn Caringbah, NSW
Saturday 17th November 1979 Northern Suburbs Leagues Club North Sydney, NSW
Macy's - Her Majesty's Hotel, South Yarra. VIC Saturday 29th December 1979 Macy's - Her Majesty's Hotel South Yarra, VIC
The Manzil Room, Kings Cross. NSW Sunday 22nd June 1980 The Manzil Room Kings Cross, NSW
The Manzil Room, Kings Cross. NSW Sunday 29th June 1980 The Manzil Room Kings Cross, NSW
Saturday 19th July 1980 Pier Hotel Frankston, VIC
Wednesday 23rd July 1980 Luke's Campbelltown, NSW
The Juke Of Earl, Earlwood. NSW Friday 25th July 1980 The Juke Of Earl Earlwood, NSW
Comb and Cutter Hotel, Blacktown. NSW Saturday 26th July 1980 Comb and Cutter Hotel Blacktown, NSW
Sydney Opera House, Sydney. NSW Friday 22nd August 1980 Sydney Opera House Sydney, NSW
The Juke Of Earl, Earlwood. NSW Saturday 23rd August 1980 The Juke Of Earl Earlwood, NSW
Fairfield Hotel, Fairfield. NSW Friday 7th November 1980 Fairfield Hotel Fairfield, NSW
Saturday 28th November 1981 Commodore Hotel

Evening show.

Sandringham, VIC