Tag: Bluesfest

Jason Mraz and Zac Brown Band – Sydney Entertainment Centre – March 26, 2013

Jason Mraz and Zac Brown Band – Sydney Entertainment Centre – March 26, 2013

In my first Bluesfest sideshow (which I’m excited about in the absence of my attendance at the actual festival) I’m once again inside the lovely Sydney Entertainment Centre to see Mr A-Z himself, Jason Mraz and for their first time in Australia, The Zac Brown Band. So this will indeed be a nice mix of rockin’ country and whatever style […]

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The Snowdroppers

The Snowdroppers

From Bio: Three and half years since their debut long player Too Late To Pray heralded the arrival of a charismatic new talent The Snowdroppers announce the release of their second album Moving Out Of Eden on March 22nd (FOUR | FOUR). Whilst their debut was naturally an extension of the band’s swampy blues-rock influences, Moving Out of Eden marks […]

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Ken Casey of Dropkick Murphys

Ken Casey of Dropkick Murphys

“As a matter of fact I think the secret to our success is never looking to new, modern music because we’re never trying to change with the times or even from an engineering, sound standpoint, say well all the current albums sound like this. I think we want to sound as old and out dated as possible, that usually means […]

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Frank Turner

Frank Turner

“I wanted to make a record that sort of was a little bit more ambitious sonically, a big kind of guiding record for me was Weezer’s ‘Pinkerton’ which has always been one of my favourite records, but I was really pushing for that sort of vibe this time around.” After hitting the studio for the best part of 2012, recording […]

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Bluesfest 2013 just keeps on Rockin’ – more artists announced!

Bluesfest 2013 just keeps on Rockin’ – more artists announced!

Today Bluesfest Byron Bay, the Festival that will bring Australia to a standstill over the 2013 Easter Weekend (March 28 to April 1) adds more superb artists to its magical bill. Just in time for Christmas, Bluesfest 2013 has been hailed as ‘…the greatest Line-Up ever seen on one Festival in Australia’ (Paul Cashmere, Noise 11) dazzles its audience once […]

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Bluesfest keeps em comin’ – New Artists Announcement

Bluesfest keeps em comin’ – New Artists Announcement

Today Bluesfest Byron Bay – the Festival everyone is talking about – held over the Easter Weekend March 28 to April 1 delivers its fans yet another superb release of Artists. The question on everyone’s mind, “Aren’t they done yet?” can be answered with a clear NO. There is simply no stopping Bluesfest this year. The latest announcement brings a […]

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Bluesfest 2013 – AU & NZ Line Up Announcement

Bluesfest 2013 – AU & NZ Line Up Announcement

Today Bluesfest Byron Bay, Australia’s Number 1 Blues & Roots Music Festival (Easter Weekend March 28 to April 1) brings to all Australian Fans an announcement very much close to their heart! This latest Bluesfest release focuses on our remarkable Australian, as well as New Zealand Artists, and brings a perfect selection of ‘well known’ and ‘up and coming’ home […]

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Paul Simon and Rufus Wainwright added to Byron Bay Bluesfest

Paul Simon and Rufus Wainwright added to Byron Bay Bluesfest

Paul Simon to headline Bluesfest on Easter Monday! Today Bluesfest, Australia’s multi award winning Festival held over the long Easter Weekend (March 28 to April 1) treats its Audience and all Music lovers across the country to a massive Easter Monday surprise. Yes, it’s time to take a breath and sit down!! Paul Simon, multi-award and 13 time Grammy winner, […]

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Rome of Sublime With Rome

Rome of Sublime With Rome

“It wasn’t so much the fear of if it wasn’t going to work, because you can’t take the fact away that the fuckin’ songs sound awesome, but there was always that kind of question in the back of our head of ‘Oh, can we?  Can we? What if?’” TOUR PRESS RELEASE: Featuring founding members of Sublime along with new frontman, […]

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Tay Strathairn of Dawes

Tay Strathairn of Dawes

“I guess it’s really song oriented music and I think each one of us really takes pride that we work really hard at being able to play our instruments, so there’s a lot of musicality and it’s kind of just four guys playing non synthesised instruments on stage.” Having received the patronage of both Jackson Browne and The Band’s Robbie […]

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Chugg Entertainment – Bluestfest 2012 Giveaways! (CLOSED)

Chugg Entertainment – Bluestfest 2012 Giveaways! (CLOSED)

Want to win sideshow tickets, CDs or signed posters for some of Bluesfest 2012’s biggest acts?  You can, just by answering the following question! Which of the below Bluesfest Sideshows would you and a friend like to attend and why? John Fogerty: Melbourne Rod Laver Arena, Tuesday 27 March 2012 Adelaide Entertainment Centre, Thursday 29 March 2012 Sydney Entertainment Centre, […]

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