Ash Grunwald + guest support Tessa Divine

Ash Grunwald, loved for his crowd frenzied shows and blistering guitar playing, has critics and fans raving about his unique blend of roots, beats and a whole lot of groove for over a decade. Nominated for a swag of awards and winning a few, Ash proves why he is one of Australia’s most loved bluesmen. […]

19-Twenty

If Jeff Lang, Ash Grunwald, Spiderbait, Slim Dusty, and Wolfmother had a rockin’ baby it would be a wee bit weird but it would also start a band that sounded like 19-Twenty! Festival favourites 19-Twenty are heading back to the Abbey, One of the most stunning venues in Canberra as part of their ‘Live Album’ […]

Hussy Hicks (QLD) + Kristy Lee (USA)

Canberra Blues Society is pleased to present  Hussy Hicks (QLD) + Kristy Lee (USA) HUSSY HICKS A band of accomplished and powerful women, Hussy Hicks have made a name for themselves locally and on the international stage the old fashioned way – by playing their music and connecting with audiences one passionate performance at a […]

KillWater

Formed by a bunch of guys seasoned in the pub rock venues throughout the ACT region and founded in a love of music and the desire to get back to the roots In the spirit of the godfathers of blues, funk and soul the likes of Buddy Guy, Albert Collins, Bill Withers and Freddie King […]

The Kingdom Brothers (USA)

Hailing from St. Louis, Missouri, Kingdom Brothers combines blues, R&B, and gospel influences into a powerful sound with a positive message. They credit their sound to the timeless influence of the blues greats-Albert King, Muddy Waters, Otis Rush, to name a few, and the power and spirit of groups like the Blind Boys of Alabama […]

Chris Cain (USA)

Chris Cain offers up a soulful stew of Memphis style electric blues – his powerfully deep vocals and jazz inspired, blues guitar riffs are unforgettable. While uniquely his own, his style is reminiscent of the legendary BB King and Albert King. As a child, Chris Cain attended concerts with his father to hear many of […]

Friday Night Live – PJ O’Brien Band

Friday Night Live presents multi award winning PJ O’Brien Band. Rhythms Magazine Australia recently named PJ ‘one of the brightest talents to emerge on the Aussie Blues scene .. an international blues star on the rise’. PJ O’Brien knows how to get a Blues party started. His blistering fretwork has been turning heads from Perth […]

Eric Steckel (USA) + support The Barren Spinsters

Visiting for his third Australian tour, Eric Steckel goes against the grain and harkens his listeners back to the days when great guitars were played loudly through great amps. Hailed by many as the top rising star of Blues/Rock, Eric delivers a powerhouse performance that has left audiences in 25 countries (and counting) mesmerized. He […]

Dan Horne (Qld)

Dan Horne is a foot stompin’  folk infused blues & roots multi instrumentalist. ​The singer/songwriter began his music career in 2014 performing on the streets, busking and travelling. His “one-man- band” style is a mesmerising blend of foot drums, harmonica and multiple guitars. In 2017 he released his debut album ‘From the roots’. A folk infused, feel good, surf/roots album, independently recorded at paperbark […]

The Lachy Doley Group ‘Make or Break’ Album Launch Tour + Rhythm X Revival

‘No one plays like Lachy. He is amazing’ – JIMMY BARNES (Cold Chisel) Dubbed the Jimi Hendrix of the Hammond Organ, Lachy Doley is the most celebrated Blues/Soul/Rock Organ player in the world today. A player who can pump, pamper and occasionally pound the most unbelievable sounds from a keyboard; sounds that are intense, ferocious […]