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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.  



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

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

Sunday 23 November 2014
Kingscliff Hotel
Kingscliff, NSW
(with Mental As Anything)  

Friday 28 November 2014
SS&A Club
Albury, NSW
(with Mental As Anything) 

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

Saturday 6 December 2014
Lakeside Twilight
Ballarat, VIC
(with Mental As Anything) 

Wednesday 24 December 2014
Ettamogah Pub
Kellyville Ridge, NSW
(with Mental As Anything) 

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

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

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

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

Saturday 10 January 2015
Waterwheel Beach Tavern
Lake Tyres, VIC
(with Mental As Anything)  

Saturday 24 January 2015
Australia Day Show
Mandurah Oval, WA
(with Mental As Anything & Dave Warner's From the Suburbs)     

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