Tag: Byron Bay Bluesfest

Byron Bay Bluesfest – Third wave of artists announcement!

Byron Bay Bluesfest – Third wave of artists announcement!

From official Bluesfest website: We are thrilled to be bringing you our 3rd incredible Artist Announcement! Headlining this announcement is ROBERT PLANT, the legendary front man of the band Led Zeppelin, presenting the Sensational Shape Shifters. Led Zeppelin came to Australia in 1972 and a Robert Plant Tour of Australia has been long awaited by his Australian fans. He last […]

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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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Blitzen Trapper

Blitzen Trapper – Prince Bandroom, Melbourne

After having the opportunity to interview Marty Marquis from USA alternative country, classic rockers Blitzen Trapper a few weeks ago, I headed off to this show with some mighty high expectations for one thing and pleasingly, that very high expectation was met.  It was simply that tonight would feature cowbell and lot’s of it, but we’ll talk about that more […]

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G3 – Palais Theatre, Melbourne

G3 – Palais Theatre, Melbourne

G3, for the uninitiated is the essentially the brainchild of Joe Satriani.  Since it’s inception in 1996, the G3 lineup has been bringing to life and stages around the world, a trio of guitar playing combinations many probably only imagined possible in their wildest dreams.  With Satriani and Vai being “G1” and “G2” for the majority of G3 performances over […]

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Steve Lukather

Steve Lukather

Steve Lukather, well where does one even attempt to start to introduce a guitarist who has spent over 35 years in one of the worlds biggest bands, Toto, with over 35 million album sales, who contributed his guitar talents to over 2,000 studio recordings which incidentally are some of the biggest records of all time, I mean, everybody has heard […]

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Dweezil Zappa

Dweezil Zappa

For the last six years, under the banner of Zappa Plays Zappa, Dweezil Zappa has set about touring the world taking the music of his father Frank Zappa to audiences both old and new and celebrating Frank Zappa’s extraordinary achievements in music. In April, Zappa Plays Zappa returns to Australia for it’s third visit and will feature a performance at […]

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Cold Chisel announce details of Sydney and Melbourne shows

Cold Chisel announce details of Sydney and Melbourne shows

COLD CHISEL ANNOUNCE TICKET DETAILS FOR SYDNEY AND MELBOURNE SHOWS! Cold Chisel will launch their new album, No Plans, with their headlining performance at Bluesfest, Byron Bay on Thursday, 5 April ahead of its official release on Friday, 6 April through Warner Music Australia. The band will also be performing on Saturday, 7 April at Sandalford Winery, Swan Valley in […]

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Brian Setzer’s Rockabilly Riot Australian Tour – second Melbourne show announced!

Brian Setzer’s Rockabilly Riot Australian Tour – second Melbourne show announced!

Brian Setzer Unleashes Thrilling Line-up for ‘Rockabilly Riot’ Australian Tour 2012 – 2nd Melbourne show announced for TUESDAY APRIL 3, tickets on sale Friday, February 3rd through Ticketek! Featuring a special set with Slim Jim Phantom! Brian Setzer, rockabilly’s most iconic ambassador, has unleashed a brand new line-up for his upcoming Australian tour. Dubbed ‘Brian Setzer’s Rockabilly Riot!’ this new look […]

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JOHN FOGERTY – National Tour – Playing CREEDENCE hits

JOHN FOGERTY – National Tour – Playing CREEDENCE hits

Chugg Entertainment and Bluesfest Touring are today thrilled to announce that legendary rocker, John Fogerty,  has confirmed an unprecedented series of live shows in Australia this March/April.  Looking Out My Back Door:  John Fogerty Performs Live! The Albums of Creedence Clearwater Revival will see Fogerty performing classic albums ‘GREEN RIVER’ and ‘COSMO’S FACTORY’ in their entirety.  In addition, Fogerty will […]

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Kenny Wayne Shepherd Bluesfest sideshows announced

Kenny Wayne Shepherd Bluesfest sideshows announced

The guitar driven, blues prodigy, KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD, is coming to Australia. There are few artists whose names are synonymous with one instrument and how it’s played in service to an entire genre. This is one such artist. KENNY WAYNE was given his first guitar at 3 years old, was playing by 7 after meeting Stevie Ray Vaughan and sharing […]

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Roger Daltrey – Bluesfest sideshows announced, April 2012

Roger Daltrey – Bluesfest sideshows announced, April 2012

THE WHO’S ROGER DALTREY RETURNS IN APRIL 2012 PERFORMING THE LEGENDARY ROCK OPERA TOMMY “…and his chops haven’t sounded this powerful in years.” The Guardian, UK “If Tommy was made of bricks and mortar it would be Grade I listed by now.” The Independent, UK Chugg Entertainment and Bluesfest Touring are pleased to announce that ROGER DALTREY, the iconic lead singer of The Who,will perform The Who’s […]

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YES – Bluesfest sideshows announced, April 2012

YES – Bluesfest sideshows announced, April 2012

PROG-ROCK HEROES, YES RETURN TO AUSTRALIA IN APRIL 2012 Returning for the first time since 2005, Grammy Award winning prog-rock group, YES, will be making their highly anticipated return to Australian shores in April 2012 for a few very special theatre shows and a performance at the infamous Byron Bay Bluesfest. The tour kicks off in Byron Bay when they take the stage […]

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