Kevin Welch (US) – Caravan Music Club – Sunday 28 October – 3pm

KEVIN WELCH has a career spanning four decades as a recording artist and producer, as well as writing songs for others such as Roger Miller, Waylon Jennings, The Highwaymen, Solomon Burke, Linda Ronstadt, Patty Loveless, Trisha Yearwood, and many others. He returns...

Oz Blues Legend – Dave Hole Touring in May

Dave Hole’s new album, GOIN’ BACK DOWN, has been a long time coming. “It’s taken 3 years of my life”, says the internationally acclaimed 69 year old Australian blues man “but it’s been worth it. This is the one I’ve wanted to make for...

Chain “… and the night man walked on the moon*” Part 3

CHAIN 1971 (Photo courtesy of Philip Morris) At age sixteen, Matt Taylor would frequent a fish shop near his house in Springhill, Brisbane. The fish shop was the kind of place bikers used to hang out in too.  The bikers liked Matt.  When Matt was in...

CHAIN “… and the night man walked on the moon*” Part 2 of 3

    CHAIN LIVE (c. 1969 from Chain Live back cover left to right:  Glyn Mason (guitar/vocals), Warren "Pig" Morgan (electric piano), Phil Manning (guitar/vocals), Barry Sullivan (Big Goose - bass), Barry Harvey (Little Goose - drums) A big ice-cream cone appears in the middle of the road. ...

BLUESMAN DOC WHITE’S CHINA TRIP

ANATOMY OF A MUSICIAN’S TRIP TO CHINA On his recent trip to perform at Aussie Anthea Palmer’s Jimmy Hornet Creative Restaurant in Zhongshan, China, Australian Blues artist, singer and songwriter Doc White, took a detour which led to him doing shows in Hong Kong. https://www.facebook.com/doc.white1 http://www.docwhite.com.au/ https://www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=jimmy%20hornet    ...

BluesTone Part 2 of 2

The Station Hotel is approx. 5.6kms from Flinders Street Station. Built in 1910, people still today reminisce about the Melbourne musicians who played there. By the end of the 1990s, these people had been moved on like flying foxes suspected of carrying the Hendra...

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...

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...

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...

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...