Featured Artist: Larkin Poe

Written by Jay-Dee on 30th September, 2019
Featured Artist: Larkin Poe

The dynamic sister duo, Larkin Poe left Australia breathless last April after a stellar Bluesfest set followed by sell-out shows in Melbourne and Sydney. They're returning to Australia to play Bluesfest again this Easter but this time with a new album under their belt. Ahead of the release, we were lucky enough to catch up with Rebecca Lovell of Larkin Poe ahead of their performance at Bluesfest this Easter. Here's what she had to say.

1. What's the most memorable gig you've ever played?

We've played so many rare and wonderful gigs that it's hard to say! But, here's one: we were asked to perform at the 2019 Formula 1 Grand Prix in Singapore alongside Muse, Gwen Stefani, and the Red Hot Chili Peppers. That was memorable.

2. What's the first-ever album you purchased?

The Bluegrass Sessions: Tales From The Acoustic Planet, Vol 2.

3. What artist would you most like to collaborate with in the future?

Bonnie Raitt!

4. You'll be performing at Bluesfest in Byron Bay next April, can you walk us through your festival pre-show ritual?

We tune, we stretch, and we always high five.

5. What are five songs you're loving right now?

"Slide Away" by Miley Cyrus,

"Voil " by Fran oise Hardy,

"The Load Out" by Jackson Browne

"Devil Got My Woman" by Skip James

"Big Sky Country" by Chris Whitley

6. What's your ultimate guilty pleasure song?

"Rockstar" by Post Malone.

7. Any new music in the works you can share with us?

Our new album drops March 27th!

Watch Larkin Poe perform Beach Blonde Bottle Blues at their TEDxTalks on The Power Of A Song earlier this year.

Larkin Poe perform on Saturday and Monday at Bluesfest Byron Bay. Check out the full lineup here.

Bluesfest 2020

Thu 9 - Mon 13 April 2020 | Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm, NSW

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