Nine more must see performances from acts on the Bluesfest 2019 bill!
From the local to the legendary, the newbies to the veterans, here’s our guide to the must-see Bluesfest sideshows of 2019.
A legacy that stands shoulder-to-shoulder with his old man’s.
As a staple of the Australian music scene for decades, Paul Kelly has had numerous hit singles, as well as many other artists covering his songs.
Get acquainted with the Grammy Award winner ahead of his Bluesfest 2019 appearance.
“Good music is good music. If you’re influenced by it and it speaks to you and moves you, then so be it.”
With the groups Parliament and Funkadelic and as a solo artist, George Clinton has evolved and continually redefined funk music.
What a lineup.
And she’s coming back to Aus for Bluesfest next month.
But it’ll be back in 2020.
They’re not called one of the big four of thrash metal for nothing.
“Layer upon layer of percussion, brass, strings and sax, all meshed together to create an alluring and soulful sound that only an ensemble of this nature can produce.”
A true national treasure.
The son of musical royalty (Willie Nelson) and the inspiration behind Bradley Cooper’s Jackson Maine in ‘A Star Is Born’, the sheer breadth of Lukas Nelson’s music and musical influence is undeniable.
A sampler of 10 tracks that exemplify Shakey Graves’ experimental, highly individualised world of sound.
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Time to get planning!
From Yothu Yindi to Norah Jones to Lukas Nelson, we highlight the significant family ties within the Bluesfest 2019 lineup.
“If I can’t convince myself of something then I’m not going to convince anybody else of anything.”
“You probably haven’t experienced this yet by our band properly in Australia, but we like to stretch songs out a lot…we like to ride it loose.”