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From the rough and tumble streets of Sydney, Australia, Finn have been performing their lovingly crafted original songs and choice classics to delighted audiences both at home & abroad since 1999.
Finn’s original songs combine a lively sense of fun with razor sharp wit and deliver timely observations on such topics as the state of the world, the personal dynamic and the modern urban condition.
Their single "Live in Fear" was picked up for rotation on national television by ABC's "Rage" and Finn’s sixth album, “Bomb The World With Kindness” reached Number 4 on the Australian Rhythm and Blues charts, and stayed in the charts for an incredible 5 months in 2012.
They released their seventh album “Three to Go” in August 2014.
Audiences in USA, UK, Germany, Holland and Ireland have all been dazzled by Finn's finely honed, road tested live show and Finn were the Sydney Blues Society "Performer of the Year" for 2005, competing in Memphis in the International Blues Challenge.
Travelling far and wide to perform at local and international music festivals; Perth, Bridgetown, Goulbourn and Broadbeach, in 2014 Finn featured at the Cork Roots Festival and the Blackstairs Blues Festival in Ireland.
A live Finn gig is a dazzling blend of familiar classics and soon-to-be familiar original compositions in a crisp, road-hardened show of slick musicianship and pure entertainment. From intimate jazz bars through to raucous pubs right up to major festivals, Finn have been delighting audiences for years and show no signs of stopping.
Finn has had successful tours in SE Old. south-western NSW and Thredbo, the Bridgetown Blues festival in W.A, and as support to Lynwood Slim at the Perth Blues Club and have performed at Bimbadgen Blues Festival, The Australian Blues Festival in Goulburn 3 times, Broadbeach blues Festival, Woodstock Festival plus South West Sydney Blues festival.
Crane Lane Roots festival Cork Ireland and Blackstairs festival in Enniscorthy Ire.
September 99.
Band began rehearsal. Line up Jim Finn vocal, drums. Shayne Barry - Guitar / vocal. Simon Murray – guitars. Michael Lynch – Bass /mandolin.
May to June 00.
First cd no relation recorded. The Band line up is as above additional musicians being, backing vocals, Cora James, Cathi LeHermia and Toni Swain, keys Carolyn Packer. Al Britton Bass. Rapper ‘Roams’ Warm Sydney Nites.
October 00
Launch of the 14 track CD “no relation” at the Bridge Hotel in Sydney. 
August 02
Interim cd in "live at Helensburgh" Line up Jim Finn vox/ drums Shane Barry guitar/vox Gerry Holmgren guitar, Bill Crossland bass b/vox, Janet Levy - sax.
June 03
Released "that ain't the blues" and the single ‘live in fear’, which featured on Rage. This album was recorded by Jim and Shane in Smiths Lake NSW and mixed at A# Sharp with Jeff Cripps assisting. 
November 03
The Band made the short list for the IBC awards NSW.
January 04
3rd studio album 'bush bashin' started, with Ross Ward. (Ross helped band out with tour in Jan. after Death of founding member Shayne Barry).
September 04
’Bush bashin’ released.
February ‘05
Winners of the SBS performers of the year went to Memphis to compete in the IBC. Paul Surany joined band replacing Gerry.
January 06
Begin recording Stop Ya Bitchin’, it’s all too late
October 06
Release of SYB

October 08
Work started on Cd of covers under the name Flamin’ Beauties
August 09 and beyond 
Slinky joins band replaces Mick Lynch
November 10
10 y/o finished. Handy man video shot
August 2012
Tour Europe Ireland (North and South) Scotland, UK, Brussels, Holland, Germany. George Rigatos replaces Slinky on bass
December ‘12
“Bomb the world with Kindness” George Replaced by Bill Crossland
August 2013
Tour Ireland.
July ‘14
“3 to go” Bill replaced by Mike Bellamy, who comes to Ireland with the band in Aug. ‘14
August 2014
Tour Ireland and UK.
July ‘15
Tour Ireland 10 weeks with Irish band

Aug 16.
Tour Europe Irish band record Irish band