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BLUESFEST 2018: DAY 2 GALLERY

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - March 31, 2018

Good Friday blessed Bluesfest audiences with even more colour and joy at the festival which just keeps on giving. Jason Rosewarne captured the Day 2 action featuring a bunch of impressive Australian acts including Little Georgia, The Teskey Brothers, Mia Dyson and All Our Exes Live In Texas. Also to…

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BLUESFEST 2018: DAY 1 GALLERY

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - March 30, 2018

Bluesfest 2018 may have begun with a little rain but punters were well and truly compensated by the amazing array of talent on stage for day 1 including; Gov’t Mule, Gomez, Newton Faulkner, The New Power Generation, Tash Sultana and the legendary Steve Cropper in The Blues Brothers band. Check…

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REVIEW: GOV’T MULE WITH LUKAS NELSON & PROMISE OF THE REAL

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - March 28, 2018

BLUESFEST SIDESHOW: GOV’T MULE with LUKAS NELSON & PROMISE OF THE REAL Corner Hotel, Melbourne March 27, 2018 Report: Greg Phillips. Photos: Mark Moray (Wicked Rock Photography) You know it’s going to be a memorable night when the house is packed and pumped well before the support act makes an…

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BOBBY RUSH: BLUESFEST BOUND

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - February 20, 2018

“If you don’t like the blues, you probably don’t like your mama,” states Bobby Rush, the passionate blues legend who turns 85 in November. Rush is blues music royalty, a rare breed that can count iconic names like Sonny Boy Williamson, Muddy Waters, Howlin’ Wolf, John Lee Hooker, Lightnin’ Hopkins,…

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LEON BRIDGES + MORE ADDED TO BLUESFEST

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - February 13, 2018

The 2018 Bluesfest line up has been rounded out with the last-minute addition of celebrated Soul singer Leon Bridges and a handful of other gifted artists. Since arriving on the scene with his Grammy nominated album ‘Coming Home’ in 2015, Bridges has become one of the most beloved and critically acclaimed singers…

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DUMPSTAPHUNK RETURN TO BLUESFEST

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - December 7, 2017

New Orleans funkateers Dumpstaphunk had such a good time at this year’s Bluesfest that they’re coming back again in 2018. AM’s Greg Phillips spoke to guitarist Ian Neville about the band and their return trip to Australia. There isn’t a family name more important to the New Orleans music scene…

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JACKSON BROWNE, YOUSSOU N’DOUR & MORE ADDED TO BLUESFEST 2018

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - October 23, 2017

Bluesfest has delighted music lovers across Australia by announcing another 16 artists who will perform at the festival in 2018. In typical Bluesfest fashion it’s a truly eclectic mix of heritage artists, festival favorites and exciting new comers – there’s something for any true music lover. YOUSSOU N’DOUR SEAL MICHAEL…

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ROBERT PLANT HEADLINES FIRST BLUESFEST ANNOUNCEMENT

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - September 19, 2017

Bluesfest has undoubtedly become one of the world’s finest music festivals, one which delivers year after year and 2018 will be no different. The first line up has just been announced and includes some genuine music icons. The 29th annual Bluesfest will run from Thursday 29 March to Monday 2nd…

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BLUESFEST 2017: DARRYL JONES (ROLLING STONES, MILES ELECTRIC BAND)

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - April 23, 2017

An unexpected but welcome interview subject at Bluesfest 2017 was The Rolling Stones’ bass player Darryl Jones, who was at the festival as part of the Miles Electric Band.  AM’s Greg Phillips spoke with Darryl backstage prior to the Miles Electric Band’s final Bluesfest appearance, where we discussed his love…

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BLUESFEST 2017: DAY 5 (FINAL DAY)

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - April 18, 2017

Report: Greg Phillips Photos: Jason Rosewarne After four glorious days of musical excellence, punters may not have had much left in the tank but Bluesfest day 5 delivered again anyway. It was such a pleasure to enter the venue yesterday to be met with the sweet, soulful tones of UK…

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