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Wednesday, December 12, 2018

BLUES

BluesTone Part 1 of 2

"Those Things We Value" The first time I met, filmed and heard Geoff Achison perform was at “The Bank" in Warragul in 2014. The pub is called The Bank because it was the bank in Warragul and has a beautiful 19th century façade. Geoff had written a song “Crazy Horse” and his introduction to this fabulous song resonated with me. Geoff’s anecdote talked...

Moreland & Arbuckle (USA) announce first Australian tour

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  "Deeply satisfying...gritty soul and blues with garage overtones and fire-and-brimstone vocals"  -Living Blues "These guys have kegs full of talent. Their songs will keep you driving fast and long." – No Depression Guitarist Aaron Moreland—co-founder of the groundbreaking Kansas-based trio Moreland & Arbuckle—describes their music as “gritty blues and roots rock from the heartland.” Moreland, along with harmonicist/vocalist Dustin Arbuckle and...

Andy Phillips Duo – Laika Bar – Friday

ANDY PHILLIPS DUO features renowned guitarist Andy Phillips on vocals and guitar and multi-instrumentalist Aaron Roberts on vocals and keys. Andy’s unique and creative guitar style weaves magically with Aaron’s skill on the keys and their combined harmonising vocals, unique and original music plus skilful interpretations of your favourite songs, smooth r n b, roots, blues, folk and rock, their...

JUST RELEASED: LIMITED TIPIS NOW ON SALE

LIMITED ALLOCATION OF TIPIS NOW ON SALE ! HEADS UP: A 5 AND 3 DAY TICKET PRICE INCREASE IS COMING! We are very excited to announce that Tipis are now available for Bluesfest 2017! Staying in the Rainbow Tipi Village at Bluesfest allows you to relax, recover,rejuvenate and feel the Byron Bay vibes at your favourite festival. Please be warned, there is only...

It’s happening again!

Rising Ticket prices ahead Attention! This is an important Ticket Alert!! 5 Day Early Bird Tickets - 78.5% sold out 3 Day Pre-Early Bird Tickets - 81.5% sold out Bluesfest 2017 is over 1/3 Sold Out ALREADY and continues to rise. This is no surprise, after the massive success of last Bluesfest and the fact that Ticket prices are the best they have been...

MEMO Upcoming Gigs

  Dear MEMO music lovers, Memo is very excited to announce that husband and wife duo, Clay Darius & Paula Parore of AViiDA(The Voice) will be performing an exclusive Melbourne show on SUN 31 JULY bringing  you a show full of Soul, Funk, Story Telling and Harmonies paying homage to arists such as Luther Vandross, Bruno Mars, Donnie Hathaway,  Michael Jackson & more!...

The Mordialloc Food and Wine Festival

A call to all bands. Perpetua McInnes, or Petti as all within the entertainment realm affectionately knows her, is the Festival Events Coordinator for The City of Kingston. She managers everything from site build, programming, venture mix, site layout to all staff and contractor management, and its because of McInnes insightfulness that has allowed up and coming musicians the opportunity...

Parkinson tribute to Cocker

  They lived on opposite sides of the world, but gravel-voiced Englishman Joe Cocker and equally gritty Australian vocalist Doug Parkinson had many things in common. Both were born in steel towns – Cocker in Sheffield and Parkinson in Newcastle; both had hits with The Beatles songs – Cocker’s With A Little Help From My Friends and Parkinson’s Dear Prudence. Both were...

Shows coming up @ The Flying Saucer Club over the next fortnight!

Mike Brady Friday 12 February We welcome back the wonderful Mike Brady to the Saucer Stage this coming February. Mike will be entertaining you with songs from his latest album 'Bloodlines - The Australian Irish Story' which is a collection of original songs, some with traditional feel and some contemporary but all with the ring of truth which is the Irish...

Gallie performs ‘The Occoquan River’

Caravan Music Club, 16 January 2016 "The Occoquan River is one of the best songs of the year-Australian or International" Brian Wise, Off The Record, Triple R FM "Every track on The Occoquan River is carefully yet simply crafted, as if each has come to him effortlessly, organically and fully formed. The crown jewel of the album is the title track: a truly haunting,...