Photographer: Stuart Blythe
Photos from Byron Bay Bluesfest 2011 – Day 3
Artists: Mavis Staples, Derek Trucks & Susan Tedeschi Band, Imogen Heap, Tim Robbins, Wolfmother, Kasey Chambers, Leah Flanagan, Indigo Girls, The Blackwater Fever
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|Radiowave Music Festival 2010 is preparing to rock out at the Bundaberg Showgrounds, Queensland with a brilliant lineup of national and local bands, market stalls, food stalls and much more! Tickets are expected to sell fast, attracting fans from Rockhampton to the Sunshine Coast. Radiowave music festival showcases a blend of genres including rock, hip hop, dance, dj’s, blues and indie music to thrill all ages.|
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|The hazy, swampy chamber that is The Zoo in summer is a perfect match for the mettle of the bands tonight – a mash of blues, rock, and country fermented in the practice rooms of Brisbane and Fremantle. It’s a largely desolate frontier that welcomes The Blackwater Fever to The Zoo tonight. The Brisbane duo move slowly at first, floating pared back and mellow bluesy tunes. The third track brings some rock to the room, and some bodies are now bravely leaving window seats to move into the space in front of the stage.|
Blackwater Fever slide from sludgy depths to rock and roll heights with a fullness of sound that challenges your eye sight: is it really just the two of them up there, making all that noise? Andrew Walters is a laconic drummer, while vocalist and guitarist Shane Hicks sings, slides and on occasion growls his way across the set. They finish with ’Taking Its Toll’, which it seems like it does, the track finishing the set with slow, deep melodies.
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BRISBANE SOUNDS 09 @ The Zoo, Brisbane 23 May 2009
FEATURING SCREAMFEEDER, GENTLE BEN & HIS SENSITIVE SIDE, BLACKWATER FEVER, VEGAS KINGS, NEW JACK RUBYS, THE MERCY BEAT.
8:20 – 8:50 – THE MERCY BEATS
9:05 – 9:35 – NEW JACK RUBYS
9:50 – 10:20 – VEGAS KINGS
10:35 – 11:05- BLACKWATER FEVER
11:20 – 12:00 – GENTLE BEN & HIS SENSITIVE SIDE
12:15 – 1:00 – SCREAMFEEDER
Brisbane bands are uniting in May to take the River City’s music to the rest of the world. A diverse selection of six of the bands featured on the Brisbane Sounds 2009 compilation will be coming out in support of the local scene and the project to shake the floors at the Zoo as part of the showcase.
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