It’s a mixture of music and magic within the air because the 31st version of Blues at Bridgetown, the pageant that offers you three days of blues, roots, soul and rockin’ folks bliss attracts ever nearer from Friday-Sunday, November 10-12. We’re happy to carry you the third and closing artist announcement.
19-Twenty have for a very long time been whipping up a frenzy on the pageant scene and at this level are beloved members of the Blues at Bridgetown household. They’re electrical. An infectious riff and groove-based blue-billy-grass-rockin’-roots band. Always on the highway or within the sky, they’ve toured seven instances round Australia and carried out gigs all all through Europe. Performing anyplace and in all places, this straight-up 100% impartial act have been blazing all through Europe and Australia and gaining new music followers/pals from their reside reveals.
Blue Shaddy are additionally bona fide Blues at Bridgetown icons. With a passionate and unwavering dedication to their music, Blue Shaddy has gained followers far and huge on their pageant circuits. Jim McClelland, guitarist, singer and primary songwriter, blends parts of blues, nation, and rock in his writing making a whirlpool of foot-stomping infectious vitality. Taking you from a smoky, whiskey-soaked blues lounge to funky city earlier than winding up consuming moonshine within the all-in haystack hoedown.
Mitch Santiago is a is a self-taught 17-year-old multi-instrumentalist from Perth. Mitch has launched a collection of songs amassing over 4 million streams together with that of his new single, Discuss To Me, written by Mitch and Oscar Dawson (Holy Holy, Alex Lahey, Teen Jesus and the Jean Teasers) and co-produced by Mitch and frequent collaborator Andy Lawson (The Buoys, Eskimo Joe). Having had a number of songs on Triple J and different radio stations world wide, Mitch can be performing on the Reeperbahn Pageant in Hamburg, Germany in addition to dates in London, Rotterdam and Amsterdam earlier than heading again to WA for Blues at Bridgetown. We are able to’t wait.
Frank Sultana is a modern-day Australian bluesman. Dripping with a pre-WW2 mojo, darkish, soiled guitar tones and a voice that has the grit and soul of the characters and locations he writes and sings about. Frank has been writing, recording and performing his unique blues songs in Australia since his 2011 debut, Blues from the Misplaced Motel, and now has 4 EPs and eight albums underneath his belt, together with three releases within the final two years. In January 2023, amongst a discipline of 150 artists from world wide, Frank competed in and received the solo/duo part of the Worldwide Blues Problem in Memphis, Tennessee.
A pair of hand-crafted boots, tinted Lennonesque glasses, the trademark voice, the whiskey city harp, the Grand Canyon repertoire, he’s been dubbed Perth’s grandfather of blues. Rick Steele is among the most charismatic and amiable characters within the music enterprise. With a set of vocal chords to match his title and numerous humorous tales and observations of life, he’s a night’s leisure in his personal proper. His many Bridgetown appearances through the years with The Sizzling Biscuit Band are the stuff of legend!
We’re additionally happy to welcome Louis Rebeiro & The Blues Machine, Jordan Mac, Riverbugs, Martin Lee Cropper, Ben Catley, Jook Joint Band, Perth Blues Membership, South West Blues Membership, Hills Blues Membership, Albany Blues Membership, Martin Cropper, The Riders, Mary Myfanwy, Ian Cocker, MDV Music and Zack Linton who will be part of with the beforehand introduced…
C.W. Stoneking, Bondi Cigars, Candy Discuss, Roshani, Grant Haua & The Soul Decree, Jack Botts, Little Quirks, Jesse Redwing, Boox Child, Minnie Marks, Zydecats, Kangaroos With Machine Weapons, Tracey Barnett, Smokestack Rhino, Rose Parker Band, The Human Freeway, Sunday Lemonade, Dave Mann Collective, Wil Thomas & The Using Mild, The Nomadics, David Hyams, Chicago Blues Assessment, Memphis Funk & Groove, Lachy John & The Crimson Bellies, Mary, Daun & Esther, Tommy Bosson & The Rating, Tanya Ransom, Howling Onshore, Two Greenback Canine and Whiskey Nips.
Tickets at the moment are on sale by bluesatbridgetown.com.au/tickets the place all package deal particulars might be discovered.