First Round of Bluesfest Sideshows now on sale!
25 October 2012
Bluesfest Touring proudly presents the first series of Bluesfest Sideshows
BLUESFEST 2013 SIDESHOWS: FIRST ANNOUNCE
The Bluesfest line-up is already proving to be THE HOTTEST FESTIVAL TICKET in town, but we don't stop there. We are proud to announce the first in a series of exciting and unique sideshows.
If you can’t come to Bluesfest – we will try our best to get Bluesfest to you!
Head to the individual Artists page for more information.
Roger Hodgson & band - The Legendary Voice of Supertramp
One of this planet's finest singers and songwriters
Roger played with only one other accompanist three years ago and sold-out his tour. This time the writer and singer of Supertramp's anthems brings his full band to Australia - FOR THE VERY FIRST TIME !!
It'll be an exceptional night - expect to hear "Logical Song", "It's Raining Again", "Give a Little Bit" and all those great anthems that became the soundtrack of our lives.
Melbourne Palais Theatre Thursday March 28 2013
Brisbane Tivoli Saturday March 30 2013
Sydney State Theatre Wednesday April 3 2013
Adelaide Thebarton Theatre Friday April 5 2013
Perth Riverside Theatre Sunday April 7 2013
Bonnie Raitt with Special Guest Mavis Staples
A unique pairing of Blues and Soul
BONNIE RAITT returns, after a ‘too-long' absence, with her Slipstream Tour. Bonnie is a 9 time Grammy winner and Rolling Stone Magazine rates her in their top 100 guitarists and top 100 vocalists. She has been selling out her USA dates and is a Bluesfest favourite who packed out her shows last time round. Expect tickets to fly this time as her special guest on three sideshows is the legendary MAVIS STAPLES.
Mavis is a Lifetime Achievement Grammy award winner and named as one of the 100 Greatest Women of Rock & Roll. Definitely a must-see sideshow!
The incomparable Blind Boys of Alabama
A wonderful series of sideshows starring The Blind Boys Of Alabama and Guests.
World-renowned and globally respected by industry and public alike these guys deliver a joyful meld of blues, gospel and soul. They'll steal your heart away with tears and laughter. Their Sydney and Melbourne shows will feature the sweet sounds of SWEET HONEY IN THE ROCK astheir special guests. The all-girl accapella Grammy winners produce soulful, soaring harmonies and intricate rhythms that is impossible to forget.
However in Brisbane their special guest will be the wonderful MAVIS STAPLES. Another dynamic pairing that will blow you away.