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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 26 September 2014
Dee Why
(with Mental As Anything)

Friday 3 October 2014

(with Mental As Anything)

Saturday 4 October 2014

(with Mental As Anything)

Sun 5 October 2014
Wintermoon Festival
Mackay Qld
(with Mental As Anything)

Saturday 11 October 2014
Riverstone Memorial Club
(with Mental As Anything)

12-14 October 2014
Rockcruise 2014
(with Mental As Anything)

Friday 17 October 2014
Merimbula RSL
(with Mental As Anything)

Saturday 18 October 2014
Batemans Bay Soldiers Club
(with Mental As Anything)

Friday 24 October 2014
Tigers Club House
(with Mental As Anything)

Sunday 26 October 2014
Flying Saucer Club
(with Mental As Anything)

Friday 31 October 2014
Reef Hotel Casino
(with Mental As Anything)

Saturday 1 November 2014
Reef Hotel Casino
(with Mental As Anything)

Saturday 15 November 2014
Party in the Paddock
(with Mental As Anything) 

Saturday 22 November 2014
Gosford Racing Club
(with Mental As Anything) 

Saturday 28 November 2014
SS&A Club
(with Mental As Anything) 

Friday 5 December 2014
Morebank Sports Club
(with Mental As Anything) 

Saturday 6 December 2014
Bateau Bay Hotel
(with Mental As Anything) 

Wednesday 24 December 2014
Ettamogah Pub
(with Mental As Anything) 

Saturday 27 December 2014
Lauriton United Ex Services Club
(with Mental As Anything) 

Sunday 28 December 2014
Macksville Ex Services Club
(with Mental As Anything)  

Monday 29 December 2014
Evans Head RSL
(with Mental As Anything)  

Wednesay 31 December 2014
Toowoomba Turf Club NYE
(with Mental As Anything) 

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