Belinda Baggs and Wayne Lynch, two of Jack’s guests at Vivid Ideas, Sydney. Portraits by Jarrah Lynch
10 June 19
June 1 saw the official launch of Jack McCoy Talk Story as part of Vivid Ideas in Sydney. The launch event at the MCA was a full house with punters young and old keen to hear Jack share his stories together with special guests Craig Anderson and Kai Neville. Attendees were also on hand to be the first in Sydney to see Craig’s new film, ‘The Quieter You Are, The More You Can Hear.’
There is one more Sydney show left for Vivid Ideas on June 14thwith special guests Wayne Lynch, Dave Rastovich, Belinda Baggsand by big-wave legend, Mark Visser. This final show for VividIdeasat the MCAis set to sell out very soon, with only a handful of tickets left.
Following Vivid Ideas Sydney, Talk Story heads north to Noosa, Gold Coast, Byron Bay, Coffs Harbour, Newcastle and the Central Coast, and includes special guests MarkOcchilupo, WayneLynch, MarkVisserand JoelParkinsonat select stops.
Press coverage for the tour has been sensational. Here’s what media are saying right now:
“One of the best events at VIVID Ideas in Sydney. You’d be mad to miss this one-night-only event. You’d be certifiable. They’d lock you up.” MonsterChildren.
“This is an event that will have your feet banging on the linoleum.” Derek Rielly, Beach Grit.
“Creativity and artistic vision supersede action.” JakeHoward, Stab.
“Jack is the definition of a living legend in surfing culture and history, and these one-off nights will surely be a special experience we can't recommend enough.” Coastalwatch.
“McCoy’s surf films have changed lives and captivated surfing audiences for decades." Tracks.
“Jack McCoy is the Steven Spielberg of surf films.” SevenWeekendSunrise.
Award winning filmmaker, JackMcCoy, invites you to enjoy the stoke with his stories and clips, unveils rare and unseen footage and shares untold tales from the tube with his special guest boundary breakers.
This is a once in a lifetime event opportunity, that won’t come around again. It is unlike any other surf experience on offer. A mix of killer content on the screen, together with firsthand, unscripted tales of adventure by the legends of surfing who made the films that blew the roof off surf cinemas and loungerooms around the globe – and set the scene for others to follow.
McCoy’sinteractive ‘talk story’ events captivate audiences around the world. Don’t miss the one in your hometown.
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