Byron Bluesfest

Sun 12 Apr 2015

Nicky Bomba: A mix of fun and activism

Nicky Bomba: A mix of fun and activism

MELBOURNE Ska Orchestra, fronted by Nicky Bomba, offered a strong political message during their performances at Bluesfest.

Fri 10 Apr 2015

Nathan Baggaley tried to mail drugs to prison, police allege

premium_icon Nathan Baggaley tried to mail drugs to prison, police allege

DISGRACED former Olympic kayaker Nathan Baggaley tried to mail drugs to an inmate at the Aldavilla jail near Kempsey, police claim.

Thu 9 Apr 2015

Rodrigo y Gabriela: stars worldwide, but unknown at home

Rodrigo y Gabriela: stars worldwide, but unknown at home

RODRIGO Sanchez y Gabriela Quintero left Mexico City two decades ago looking for a brighter future in Europe.

Brittany Howard: the voice that shook Tyagarah at Bluesfest

Brittany Howard: the voice that shook Tyagarah at Bluesfest

THE soulful Brittany Howard, of Alabama Shakes, was arguably the best performer at this year’s Bluesfest.

Tue 7 Apr 2015

Bluesfest Monday: Funk at the swamp

Bluesfest Monday: Funk at the swamp

The 26th annual Bluesfest hosted 89 bands, a total of 908 artists and their tour party members and reported over 105,000 attendances over the Easter long weekend.

Mon 6 Apr 2015

Bluesfest food as varied and exotic as the music

Bluesfest food as varied and exotic as the music

IT’S well known that Bluesfest attracts musicians and festival punters from all over the world.

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