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Drummer left out of Powderfinger reunion


Jarrod Sierocki

Brisbane rock group Powderfinger reunited at Splendour … minus the drummer, who wasn’t told. Courtesy: 9 NEWS

Bernard Fanning performs during Splendour in the Grass 2017. Picture: Getty

POWDERFINGER drummer Jon Coghill has dismissed not being called up to join the band’s first gig in nine years at the Splendour In The Grass festival as a “misunderstanding”.

Coghill, who is a presenter for the ABC on the Sunshine Coast, was as surprised as tens of thousands of festivalgoers when three of his bandmates joined former frontman Bernard Fanning at the end of his set on Saturday night.

Guitarists Darren Middleton and Ian Haug and bassist John Collins had fans bolting from all over the site to witness the rare performance of four out of five members of Powderfinger.

They blew up social media with the “reunion” which lasted for just two songs, On My Mind and These Days.

Read the full article at: http://www.news.com.au/entertainment/music/powderfinger-drummer-jon-coghill-missed-out-on-splendour-reunion-as-fanning-rules-out-more-gigs/news-story/81e66abbb84525621ef3bc72a122d678

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