Bluesfest Is Showering Us With Announcements And Giving Us BONUS Line-Up In Time For Christmas Today
Written by Nikki Sternagel on 16th December, 2015
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Recently, Bluesfest has been cranking out the good news by giving us even more spectacular additions to their already luscious lineup with TWO massive announcements in the last two weeks... PLUS this morning we have a hot-off-the-press special CHRISTMAS bonus artist announcement!
First they brought us a taste of the Boomerang Festival. Already an immense cultural experience, the addition of Boomerang Festival gives Bluesfest a further edge. Experience talks, workshops, traditional healing practices and dances of the First people and understand the rich history of Australia.
It's shaping up to be a truly deadly Boomerang program featuring:
Rako Dancers | Jannawi Dancers | Excelsior
Malu Kiai Mura Buai Dance Troupe
Going Wanhurr And East Journey | Arakwal Dancers
TALKS & IDEAS:
'25 years of Charcoal Lane' | 'Music making of the displaced'
'Issues affecting island communities' | 'The New Black Voice'
Te Kopere Healing Program
With more to be announced!
Then, the good news kept rolling in (they really know how to keep you on your toes!). Another HUGE lineup of artists was announced and we've absolutely got the blues now! We've got our sunglasses on at night, as we'll see the "Original" Blues Brothers Band bring the festival home with an all-you-can-dance performance - what a way to end the weekend!
The "We've Got The Blues" Artist Announcement Includes:
The "Original" Blues Brothers Band
The Blind Boys Of Alabama
Jeff Martin (The Tea Party)
Tex Perkins And The Ape
And now as a massive bonus... This morning Bluesfest has given us a GIANT Christmas present... And it's got artists for everyone's taste!
Joining the full line-up of Bluesfest in this special Xmas edition will be:
Blind Boy Paxton
That jolly announcement is just what we needed! For the full lineup, click here - and give the perfect gift this Christmas with a ticket to Bluesfest.