Owen Campbell Trio + Jack Biilmann

Canberra Blues Society presents Owen Campbell Trio with special guest support Jack Biilmann. After 3 best-selling studio albums, 2 EP’s, and over 12 years of national and international touring, Owen Campbell has cemented himself as one of Australia’s premier blues exports. He has performed in many corners of the world from the USA, Ireland, Germany, […]

Simon Kinny-Lewis Band with Andy Just (USA) + Darren Jack

Canberra Blues Society present the Simon Kinny-Lewis Band with Andy Just (USA) and Darren Jack. Simon Kinny-Lewis takes the audience with him on a seismic journey of compelling, blues guitar – along with a voice that Steve Lukather (Toto, Michael Jackson), describes as being similar to American blues star Joe Bonamassa. He has performed/ recorded […]

The Johnny Reynolds Band – cancelled

Johnny Reynolds has been a professional guitarist for the past 30 years. He played on the Dublin circuit since 1982 with bands such as The Touch and No Shame. While involved with the latter group Johnny had the honour of supporting BB King at the National Stadium in Dublin 1985. After a short stint touring […]

Hussy Hicks – cancelled

Critically acclaimed Australian act, Hussy Hicks are a tour de force featuring Leesa Gentz’ powerhouse soul vocals and Julz Parker’s revered guitar skills. Prolific and accomplished musicians, Hussy Hicks have honed their sonic dexterity over the past 12 years with six studio albums, multiple industry awards and more than 1,000 live shows under their belts, […]

CBS Monthly Blues Jam hosted by The SunBears

The SunBears host Canberra Blues Society Monthly Blues Jam. The SunBears band came together while playing and recording with International touring act The Chesterfield Band. On tour in Europe in 2019 the boys played to packed out audiences in the Netherlands and the band started to really take shape. Back from overseas, and after a […]

Cedric Burnside (USA)

The Sound of Hill Country Blues – Cedric Burnside The Grammy-nominated 39-year-old still lives on several acres not far from the Holly Springs, Mississippi, home where he was raised by “Big Daddy,” his grandfather, the late singer/songwriter/guitarist R.L. Burnside whom Cedric famously played with, just as his own father, drummer Calvin Jackson, did. Cedric was literally born […]


Rambal are a soul, funk, and blues band based in Melbourne, Australia. Previously called the Justin Yap Band, the group garnered national attention with their 2016 and 2018 releases ‘Let Love’ and ‘Live in Newcastle’ drawing influences from the sounds of Muscle Shoals, New Orleans, and 70’s soul. Written by the band and tackling social […]

The Turner Brown Band

Experience what happens when southern US Church-based ‘Sacred Steel’ music crashes head on with blues-based sounds. The Turner Brown Band is a joint project between Australian slide guitarist Dom Turner (of Backsliders) and USA-based ‘Sacred Steel’ lap-slide guitar and vocal sensation Nikki D Brown. Joining Dom and Nikki are Gloria Brown (rhythm guitar and vocals) […]

Richard Perso – The Austrian Club

Having blown away crowds at hundreds of Blues, Rock, Folk, Acoustic and Music festivals alike, Richard Perso has already become a veteran of the festival scene by his 20s. With a guitar approach best described as ‘electrocuted acoustic’, blended with didgeridoo as well as a voice likened to that of Eddie Vedder, this one man […]