Port Fairy Folk Festival 2017 – Artist Update #2

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Dori Freeman performing in Nashville September 2016

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The much-loved annual Port Fairy Folk Festival has reeled off another list of artists to join the bill, running from 10 – 13 March 2017.

Paul Kelly & Charlie Owen, The Warsaw Village Band, Melody Pool, Jemma & The Clifton Hillbillies, Low Down Riders, Cookin’ on 3 Burners with Tex Perkins & Stella Angelico and Ashley Davies’ The Expedition Burke and Wills will play at next year’s event. Continue reading

Bluesfest 2016 – Sixth Artist Announcement

 
The Bluesfest 2016 artist roster has grown again, with its sixth artist announcement, adding to what appears to be one of the best line-ups for years.  Bluesfest 2016 takes place in Byron Bay over the Easter Long Weekend 24 to 28 March 2016.

LATEST BLUESFEST 2016 ARTIST ANNOUNCEMENT INCLUDES:

THE “ORIGINAL” BLUES BROTHERS BAND

DON MCLEAN

RUSSELL MORRIS

THE BLIND BOYS OF ALABAMA

JEFF MARTIN (THE TEA PARTY)

ARCHIE ROACH

TEX PERKINS AND THE APE

THE MASTERSONS

HUSSY HICKS

EAST JOURNEY

 

The Mastersons – photo by Jim Jacob

 

2016 BLUESFEST ARTISTS ALREADY ANNOUNCED

CONTEMPORARY

KENDRICK LAMAR

THE NATIONAL• D’ANGELO

NOEL GALLAGHER’S HIGH FLYING BIRDS

CITY AND COLOUR • THE DECEMBERISTS • THE CAT EMPIRE

COLD WAR KIDS• HIATUS KAIYOTE

ALLEN STONE • NAHKO AND MEDICINE FOR THE PEOPLE

VINTAGE TROUBLE • BLACKBERRY SMOKE • HARTS

LEGENDS

BRIAN WILSON performs ‘PET SOUNDS’ final performances in its entirety and his greatest hits • TOM JONES

UB40 feat. ALI CAMPBELL, ASTRO & MICKEY VIRTUE

JACKSON BROWNE • MELISSA ETHERIDGE • TAJ MAHAL (SOLO)

STEVE EARLE AND THE DUKES • THE WAILERS • THE RESIDENTS

BLUES AND ROOTS

JOE BONAMASSA • TEDESCHI TRUCKS BAND

JASON ISBELL • RHIANNON GIDDENS

STURGILL SIMPSON • THE WORD • GRACE POTTER

THE SELECTER • NATHANIEL RATELIFF & THE NIGHT SWEATS

SHAKEY GRAVES • ST PAUL AND THE BROKEN BONES

LUCKY PETERSON • TWEEDY

JANIVA MAGNESS • SONGHOY BLUES

HOUNDMOUTH • FANTASTIC NEGRITO • CON BRIO

LORD HURON • KALEO • MIKE LOVE

LUKAS NELSON AND PROMISE OF THE REAL

THE BROS. LANDRETH • KIM CHURCHILL • SHOOGLENIFTY

MOJO JUJU • PIERCE BROTHERS

STEVE SMYTH • EMDEE

Melbourne Zoo Twilight Concerts 2016

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The Melbourne Zoo has announced another season of twilight concerts for this coming summer.

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