Bluesfest excitement building

THE Bluesfest Touring season is about to begin with the first of the touring artists arriving in the country early this week.

Powerhouse singer-songwriter Beth Hart is one of the first artists to arrive in Australia from the US for her debut appearance on our shores.

Beth Hart will be warmly welcomed at her sold out show at the Basement on Saturday 12th April and her second show at The Basement on Sunday 13th April is selling fast.


Special guests for Beth’s shows have now been added including Alice Terry who is sure to wow the crowd with her incredible voice and Bluesfest favourites Genevieve Chadwick, as well as Shaun Kirk also performing as Beth’s special guests.

Check out what Beth Hart has to say about the tour in her video message to Australian fans on You Tube.

US Soul sensation Allen Stone is set to hypnotize the crowd with his heartfelt lyrics and social morals and this time around he will also be bringing a bunch of new material with him.

Classic Rock lovers are going to be counting down the days until Captain Beefheart’s Magic Band and The Grandmothers of Invention featuring original band members from the Mothers of Invention, arrive for their first Australian tour.

Suzanne Vega, leading figure of the folk-music revival of the early 1980s will be bringing her unforgettable songs such as Luka, Marlene On The Wall, Tom’s Diner, Caramel (from the movie: ‘Cats and Dogs’), Solitude Standing, Woman On The Tier (from the movie: ‘Dead Man Walking’) as well as material from her latest album.

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