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BOOKER T JONES: BLUESFEST 2017 INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - October 14, 2016

If rock and soul music was a crime scene, Booker T Jones’ DNA would be all over it. As a member of the Stax Records’ house band in the early 60s, he played on classic tracks by Otis Redding, Sam & Dave, Wilson Pickett and Albert King to name a…

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NEIL YOUNG ADDED TO BLUESFEST 2017

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - October 4, 2016

That’s what we love about the lead up to Bluesfest every year, the lineup just continues to give. With today’s announcement, they’re giving BIG with the inclusion of Neil Young, backed by Promise of the Real , a band featuring Willie Nelson’s sons. On Friday 14 April 2017, Neil Young…

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THE SELECTER: PAULINE BLACK INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - November 23, 2015

For many, the stereotypical depiction of punk rock in the UK in the late 70s, early 80s was of torn shirts, ripped jeans, safety pin jewelry and scowling faces … the Sid Vicious look. Diametrically, the ska movement which emerged at the same time, was symbolised by Rude Boys (and…

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BRIAN WILSON PLAYS PET SOUNDS FOR BLUESFEST

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - November 4, 2015

  Brian Wilson, Taj Mahal and more added to 2016 Bluesfest lineup. The legends are lining up for the Byron Bay festival next Easter. When Kendrick Lamar was added to the bill a few weeks ago, it seemed that the line up was as solid as it could ever be….

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LUTHER DICKINSON CHATS FOR D’ADDARIO STRINGS

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - October 12, 2015

Courtesy of D’Addario Strings‘ YouTube channel, Jackie Greene sits and chats with North Mississippi Allstars’ Luther Dickinson about his influences, technique, approach and more. Check out ‘D’Addario Australia’s Facebook page here You can also read our interview with Luther’s brother Cody, who chats about The Word’s tour of Australia next…

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THE BLACK KEYS FOR BLUESFEST

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - September 2, 2014

The first artist announcement was made today for Bluesfest 2015 and one of the world’s coolest bands The Black Keys  were included as a headliner. Bluesfest  is the multi award winning 5 Day Festival, held annually over the Easter Long weekend just north of Byron Bay. Event dates for next…

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