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Live Review + Photo Gallery : Bluesfest Byron Bay 2016 – Day One

By Wanda Hill
Bluesfest Byron Bay 2016 – Day One - March 24, 2016 Photographer: Stuart Blythe
Day one and there is already too many choices. Who to see and where to be? The answer… a bit of everything and everywhere. Entering the festival site was made sweet with the sounds of Lord Huron paving the way for a relaxing night at Bluesfest 2016. The opportunity to leave the world of commitments behind and bathe in sweet music for five days is a pleasure that I am always grateful for and being spoilt for choice of which brilliant set of musicians to cast my ears and eyes upon, never gets old. I guess thats why Bluesfest has been going strong for 27 years and still finds new audiences by stepping out of the mould and bringing artists like Kendrick Lamar into the fold.
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Live Review : Tedeschi Trucks Band at Palms Casino Resort, Las Vegas – June 9, 2015

Review and photos by David Jackson – sbj.rocks
Tedeschi Trucks Band at Palms Casino Resort, Las Vegas - June 9,
When you think of Las Vegas thoughts of gambling and the chance of winning *or loosing* it all in the Sin City come to mind. Whilst for some this maybe a reality for others they search for more in this town and you don’t have to look far to discover the plethora of music that visits the city on a daily basis. On Tuesday night the Tedeschi Trucks Band rolled into town for one night as part of their “Wheels Of Soul” tour. Playing to a sellout crowd at “The Pearl” the show carried plently of grind in relation to the power of the voice and musicians. Opening act Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings plus Doyle Bramhall II rocked the house proving just what the crowd needed to kick off the evening. Sharon Jones brought her high powered voice combined with a healthy dose of attitude to the house. Jones backed by a 10 piece band communicated candidly with the audience even discussing her personal battles with cancer. Nothing was going to stop her and the voice alone powered throughout the house.
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Byron Bay Bluesfest 2011 – Day 3 [Photo Gallery]

Photographer: Stuart Blythe

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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Bio: Davy Knowles & Back Door Slam

Davy Knowles & Back Door Slam
Blues/Rock (UK)

Davy Knowles   Every so often a truly explosive, blues-steeped star comes slamming down the pike. The ’60s were filled with acts – from Buddy Guy and Eric Clapton to Jimi Hendrix and Jimmy Page – but each generation has since added to the legacy. Think of Stevie Ray Vaughan, Robert Cray, Susan Tedeschi, Warren Haynes and Kenny Wayne Shepherd.

Now think of Davy Knowles. Think long and hard and toast a bright future. Fronting his band Back Door Slam, the 22-year-old British phenomenon with an encyclopaedic grasp of blues-rock draws on influences from Robert Johnson to

Rory Gallagher and gives it a fresh Celtic feel along the way.
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