Elegant, soulful renditions of the songs we all love, but are afraid to admit it! Elvis, Babs, Bee Gees and more. Your favourite music unmasked, unsanitised and unashamed! Featuring Mel McCaig – (Flat on your Bacharach, Women with Standards, Fabulous Singlettes, Gifts from the King) … AND introducing the Guilty Pleasures – Carol Young (keys […]
Zkye Compson-Harris is one of Adelaide’s treasures. A blues and jazz singer of unquestionable talent, she constantly stretches both her repertoire and her style.
Internationally renowned Guitar master Cal Williams Jnr is one of the darlings of the Australian blues scene. For this year’s Fringe he is reviving his History of Early Blues show at the gorgeous Tin Shed: a perfect venue for dirty Delta blues.
Splendour headliners, Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite are gracing us with their joint second album No Mercy in this Land and the consequent tour that'll be hitting Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Canberra and Perth.
This is a solid blues outfit, which can also deliver boogie, psychedelic and down-home rock.
They showed passion and total respect for the music.
Master of funk, blues and jazz, Jon Cleary, swept into Adelaide for one gig on Friday night at The Gov. Cleary, although originally from the UK, has made his home in New Orleans, and become very much a part of the US roots music scene. He has performed with such stalwarts such as Taj Mahal, […]
U.S. blues guitarist Eric Steckel played to a small, but appreciative crowd at The Gov on Monday night. Unfortunately, being a Monday night, of a long weekend, when half of Adelaide had been in Melbourne for the grand final, this gig was far from packed, the way it would have been on a normal night. […]
One of the lynch-pins of Australian and New Zealand blues-rock, Kevin Borich still puts the same energy into a show as he did 40 years ago.
Adorned with his signature deep blue velvet jacket Lachy Doley ripped through a punchy blues set at The Gov on February 3, 2017.
The Gov’s annual Deep South Festival kicked off on Friday night with a return of the highly popular Women Sing the Blues session. Three outstanding female performers, each doing a set of mixed music, with a blues back-bone.
Adelaide Entertainment Centre Friday 12 August 2016 Check out our Gig photo’s here! Treating his former home town to a stellar opening night, Aussie music icon Jimmy Barnes stormed into town looking quite dapper with his 12-piece band, kicking off the Soul Searchin’ Tour in support of his latest musical release of the same name. Fourth […]
As part of the Winter Reds Festival, Longview Vineyard hosted a special food and wine event, 'Hill Country', on Sunday 26 July.
The Backsliders, one of Australia’s greatest blues outfit comprising 4 world-class exponents of their respective instruments are on tour with US outfit Old Gray Mule.
2014 is the 10th anniversary of the Semaphore Music Festival proudly presenting three days and four nights of original, alt. country, roots & blues, rockabilly and nu-folk live music.
Australia’s favourite blues one-man-band Ash Grunwald is heading back to Australia after a hugely successful American tour. Grunwald begins his Aussie tour in Townsville on the 15th August and will play at The Gov in Adelaide on September 27th.
The Australian music festival calendar has just had another event added to this year's line up with the Follow The Sun Festival being announced for Adelaide.
Described as country, blues and roots inspired by the devil, Doc White’s music has been speaking to him in a special way for over 40 years and is by the artist’s own admission, a religious experience. But Doc White isn't the Robert Leroy Johnson type and certainly hasn’t sold his soul to the devil at the crossroads, but he has his own unique style and is a master blues musician.
There can be no doubt that Deniz Tek is a man of very many talents. Firstly he’s an E.R doctor, a fighter pilot…and why not a rock star as well. There isn’t much that he hasn’t succeeded in, and of course he’s better known in Australia for being the musical mastermind behind seminal rockers Radio Birdman and more recently The Soul Movers
Heading down under for their first ever Australian tour, international sweethearts The Jammin’ Divas bring an eclectic mix of music harking from the US, Ireland and even a bit of inspiration from Australia.