- The Wandering Man -
"Bringing the Heart of Australia into the Hearts of Australians."
Career Highlights

1972 First performances - Folk Clubs, Perth,W.A.
1973 Beginnings of The Mucky Duck Bush Band.
1974 Hotel & dance gigs with Mucky Duck.
1975 Waiting to be discovered.
1976 Couldn't wait... turned pro anyway.
1977 Tours of Western Australia.
1978 National Folk Festival, Perth W.A. ... TV performances.
1979 New Zealand, United States, Canada, United Kingdom & Europe solo tour.
  • National Festival, Melbourne.

1980 National Folk Festival Alice Springs. 2nd Tour of New Zealand.
1981 Longford Festival, Tasmania. Port Fairy Festival, Victoria.
1982 Another world tour. Longford Festival, Tasmania & Port Fairy Festival, Victoria.
1983 On Tour - United Kingdom, Canada, United States & New Zealand.
1984 Tourist resorts Queensland.
1985 Western Australian Folk Festival
  • Queensland Tour.
1986 America's Cup Expo Concert, Fremantle, W.A.
1987 Around Australia tour.
1988 Aboriginal communities school tour.
1989 Around Australia tour.
1990 National Festival, Kuranda, Queensland.
1991 Aboriginal communities school tour.
1992 National Folk Festival, Canberra A.C.T.
1993 Aboriginal communities school tour.
  • Tamworth Country Music Festival, Tamworth, N.S.W.
1994 Western Australian Folk Music Festival.
  • T.V. appearances.
1995 Rottnest Island Festival, W.A.
1996 Yungaburra Festival North Queensland.
  • Woodford Folk Festival, Woodford, Queensland.
1997 Preschool & Primary School tour - Q'ld, N.S.W.& Vic.
  • National Folk Festival, Canberra, A.C.T.
  • Woodford Folk Festival, Woodford, Queensland.
1998Tamar Valley Folk Festival, Tasmania.
  • Cobargo Folk Festival, N.S.W.
  • National Folk Festival, Canberra, A.C.T.
  • Fairbridge Festival, W.A.
  • Top Half Festival, Mt Isa, Queensland.
  • Preshool & Primary School tour - Vic., N.S.W., W.A., N.T.
  • Victor Harbor Festival, Victor Harbor, S.A.
  • Maldon Folk Fesival, Maldon.
  • School tour of Canberra, and Merry Muse Folk Club.
  • Heritage Festival Sydney.
  • Touring schools along the East Coast of New South Wales.
1999 Woodford Folk Festival, Woodford, Queensland
  • National Folk Festival Canberra
  • Debut CD Launch at the Fly By Night Club Fremantle
2000 Fairbridge Festival. W. A.
  • Araluen Festival W. A
  • Aquafest 2000 Exmouth W. A
2003 New Year's Eve, Whiteman park, Perth W.A. - Children's programme.
  • Fun4Kids Children's Festival Warrnambool Victoria.
  • Various Agricultural show, festivals and schools.
2004 Fairbridge Festival W. A.
  • Nannup Festival.
  • Shinju Matsuri Festival, Broome, W. A.
  • Perth Royal Show.
  • Araluen Festival W. A.
  • Various Agricultural show, festivals and schools.
2005 UK Tour including Broadstairs Folk Week Kent, UK.
  • Radio Lollipop (Children's Hospital Radio) Uniform Free Event, Perth W. A.
  • Fun 4Kids. Children's Festival Warrnambool Victoria.
  • Various Agricultural show, festivals and schools.
  • National Folk Festival.
  • 30 Years down the track -celebration concert.
  • UK school tour & return to Wales and BBC radio interview
  • WOMAD Festival - Rivermead, Reading, UK.
  • Sharing the joy in schools numerous schools around Western Australia.
  • Touring schools in England and Wales.
  • Mauritius & Seychelles School Tour sponsored by the Australian High Commission of Mauritius

  • Oversea touring England, Wales and Denmark for 6 months.
  • Numerous schools in the Perth and regional areas of Western Australia.

  • Greg had a year of touring regional schools in Western Australia including the Mid West and Pilbara and South West.
  • Including numerous schools, corporate and private functions in the Perth Metro area.


  • 35th Anniversary concert an launch of my 11th original album on 11.11.11.
  • Tour to Northern Queensland - 13,000 drive Perth/Cairns.

  • Showcased the 'Wandering in the Bush Show' in Ontario, Canada
  • Tasmanian Tour and numerous schools in Western Australia.
  • Nannup Music Festival W.A

  • Schools and private concerts in Perth W.A.
  • Book launch - Children's book,  Walking In The Bush - AUSTRALIA  Greg Hastings & Linda Gillan

  • UK Schools Tour - Cumbria, Lake District. Thanks and fond memories of Ray Downes (RIP)

  • Schools and Child Care Centres  - while doing peritoneal kidney dialysis four times a day in the van!

  • Shining on... after a successful kidney transplant. 
  • MOJOS Fremantle - Live Music Event & Art Exhibition for Mental Health, org by Linda Gillan

  • Sharing the joy with all ages from 1yr - 101 yrs... at schools, child care centres and nursing homes in and around Perth W.A.