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30th May 2013 This year so far...
I’ve been enjoying traveling around Australia playing guitar with legendary Australian band Mental As Anything. The last few weeks we’ve been in Queensland and Southern NSW. In June we have gigs around New South Wales and in July we’re back in WA and then SA.









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Newsletter: PBC gig Friday night
25th June 2014
Just a reminder that I'm putting on an Instrumental Surf Rock night at the Petersham Bowling Club on Friday night. Tickets are only $10 at the door. Read more..
  New blog: This year so far...
I’ve been enjoying traveling around Australia playing guitar with legendary Australian band Mental As Anything.
Read more..
  May and June news
22nd May 2014
May 2014 is the 60th birthday of one of my most favourite, and rare, guitars - my 1954 Stratocaster. Serial number 0256. In honour of this occasion we've made a little website about it. Read more..
  Mrs Moto feat. Paul Johnson
When I brought my band to California from Australia last year I had plans to record a film clip of Mrs Moto, from my 2013 album "Going to Kaleponi", hopefully with Paul Johnson. I ran it past him and he agreed. Watch the video.  
  Video of Bombora at KFJC Radio
Watch a video of Martn playing live at KFJC radio in San Fransisco. This is Bombora like you've never heard it before! Take a look...  
  Shrunken Head Lounge Podcast
Martin is the feature artist for the Shrunken Head Lounge's 100th podcast. Read more...  
  Atlantics 2013 European Tour
All the details of The Atlantics 2013 European Tour on this page.

Makua Beach video
From the album "Going to Kaleponi". Shot on location at Makua Beach, Hawaii.

Surf Rock Music review
If you play guitar for the legendary Atlantics, you have to be good. Extremely good. Enter Martin Cilia. Extremely good doesn't begin to cover things... Read the rest...

 Return of the Jaguar
The story of how the guitar used on "Revenge of the Surf Guitar" was reunited with its former owner after 40 years. Read the story here.
More on the News page.  


Friday 24 April 2015
Blue Cattle Dog Hotel
Saint Clare, NSW
(with Mental As Anything)   

Saturday 25 April 2015
Canterbury Leagues Club
Canterbury, NSW
(with Mental As Anything)

Saturday 2 May 2015
Richmond Club
Richmond, NSW
(with Mental As Anything 

Thursday 7 May 2015
Southport Yacht Club
Southport, QLD
(with Mental As Anything)  

Friday 8 May 2015
Mooloolaba Yacht Club
Mooloolaba, QLD
(with Mental As Anything)  

Saturday 9 May 2015
Rock for the Homeless
Redcliffe, QLD
(with Mental As Anything) 

Sunday 10 May 2015
Wynnum RSL
Brisbane, QLD
(with Mental As Anything)  

Friday 15 May 2015
Dee Why, Sydney, NSW
(with Mental As Anything) 

Saturday 16 May 2015
Wenty Leagues Club
Sydney, NSW
(with Mental As Anything)  

Friday 22 May 2015
Newcastle, NSW
(with Mental As Anything)

Saturday 23 May 2015
Coast Hotel
Budgewoi, NSW
(with Mental As Anything)

Friday 29 May 2015
Springlake Hotel
Brisbane, QLD
(with Mental As Anything)

Saturday 30 May 2015
Mieplace Club
Gladstone, QLD
(with Mental As Anything)

Sunday 31 May 2015
Pine Beach Hotel, Emu Park
Yeppoon, QLD
(with Mental As Anything)


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