One of the planet’s most uplifting musicians Michael Franti, and his band Spearhead, will be bringing their dynamic new music to The Croxton in Melbourne on Wednesday 28th September 2016 and the Metro Theatre in Sydney on Thursday 29th September 2016.
Continue reading Michael Franti & Spearhead – Australian Shows Announced – September 2016
Photographer: Pete Coorey
Continue reading Photo Gallery : Michael Franti and Spearhead at The Tivoli, Brisbane – April 10, 2015
Photographer: David Jackson
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By Wanda Hill
Bluesfest Day 5
After nights of heavy rain it was stunning to have a beautiful sun shining day for the Bluesfest 2015 finale. The crowds had thinned, the earth underfoot had dried up a bit, and the feeling in the air was relaxed and easy. People were united in the agreement – its our last day here, let’s just chill and enjoy.
Continue reading Live Review : Bluesfest Byron Bay 2015 – Day 5
Photographer: Maria de Vera
Continue reading Photo Gallery : Michael Franti and Spearhead at Enmore Theatre, Sydney – April 5, 2015
Bluesfest Byron Bay, the multi award winning 5 Day Festival, held annually over the Easter Long weekend just north of Byron Bay (EVENT DATES: Thu 2nd to Mon 6th of April, 2015) reveals the 3rd medley of phenomenal artists who will be performing at Bluesfest 2015.
Announcement #3 features a strong dose of Blues and Roots and so much more, with an exceptional blend of genres and a selection of artists from around the globe. Artists already announced for the Easter Extravaganza include the first major global performance of the Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals reunion, The Black Keys, Zac Brown Band, Alabama Shakes, Paolo Nutini, David Gray and Ben Howard just to name a few.
Continue reading Bluesfest 2015 – Third Artist Announcement
Photographer: Charlyn Cameron
Continue reading Photo Gallery | Michael Franti @ The Tivoli, Brisbane | April 23, 2014
Photographer: Stuart Blythe
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Bluesfest 2011 – Day One, Featuring: ZZ Top, Los Lobos, Funky Meters, CW Stoneking and The Hands.
Despite dismal forecasts, the weather held out for music lovers as they descended onto the Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm in Byron Bay, the new site for Australia’s premiere Blues and Roots Music Festival. Now extended to cover six days, campers and eager punters slowly edged their way into the grounds, with staff and volunteers doing their best to ensure that parking, setup and entry was relatively painless. The wet grounds were eclipsed by the buzz of excitement, a busy energy punctuating the usually laidback Byron feel.
Day one really hit its stride with festival favourite Xavier Rudd playing the main stage, the sounds of Let Me Be floating over the fence to greet those still passing through ticketing and security check points; a generous taste of what awaited them inside.
Continue reading Bluesfest 2011 – Day One, Featuring: ZZ Top, Los Lobos, Funky Meters, CW Stoneking and The Hands. – Live Review