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Review : Meatstock Festival at Sydney Showgrounds – February 13-14, 2016

Review by Natasha Wyborn
Meatstock Festival at Sydney Showgrounds
Hair, heat and hunger were the flavour of the weekend at the inaugural Meatstock held at Sydney showgrounds on the 13th and 14th of February 2016. Capitalising on the increasing worldwide trend of BBQ’s and the art of grilling, Meatfest incorporated all the best that a carnivore could want, BBQ’s, beards, butchers, barbers, beers and bands. Too put it simple what more could a fella want for his Valentine’s weekend?
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The Snowdroppers – ‘Business’ Album Tour 2015

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Sydney blues-rockers The Snowdroppers today announce a huge national headline tour, which will kick off in Canberra on 4 September and continue through October and into November. The band’s forthcoming album ‘BUSINESS’ will be released on the same day through FOUR | FOUR.
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GINGERFEST – Second Line-Up Announcement!

gingerfest The hardworking organisers of December’s inaugural GINGERFEST fundraising mini-festival are simply stoked to unveil the second batch of acts on their bumper punk rock line-up. With tickets already selling fast for this most important and tantalising of events, these additions will surely spell a full house.

Gingerfest is an exceptional and highly anticipated all day event conceptualised in memory of Canberra man Nicholas Sofer-Schreiber, who was tragically murdered in late 2013. Known widely and affectionately as ‘The Ginger Ninja’, Nicholas was a long-time and much loved stalwart of the Canberra punk rock community. A cooperative of Sofer-Schreiber’s friends from all corners of the punk rock community have banded together to raise vital funds for Vision Australia in his name, through GINGERFEST.
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Photos! The Snowdroppers @ Enmore Theatre, Sydney – August 10, 2013

Photographer: Heather McNab

Photographer: Heather McNab

Band: The Snowdroppers – www.facebook.com/snowdroppers
Venue: Enmore Theatre, Sydney
Date: August 10, 2013

Headline Act: Grinspoon CLICK HERE to see the Grinspoon photos!

Dave Larkin Darwin Theory also supported on the night… Click Here for Dave Larkin Darwin Theory photos.

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Photo Gallery: BIGSOUND Live 2012 – Day 1

Photographer: Stuart Blythe

Photographer: Stuart Blythe

Event: BIGSOUND Live 2012 – Day 1 – 12 September 2012

Artist: The Good Ship
www.awakeniam.com – Awaken I Am
www.strangers.net.au/ – Strangers
www.snowdroppers.com – The Snowdroppers
www.heroesforhire.com.au – Heroes For Hire
www.facebook.com/violentsoho – Violent Soho
Velociraptor – www.velociraptor.com.au

Date: 12 September 2012

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Festival Of The Sun 2011 @ Port Macquarie, NSW – December 9-10, 2011 | Photo Gallery

Photographer: Amy Lee Freshwater
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Bluesfest 2011 – Day Four, Featuring: The Blind Boys of Alabama, Irma Thomas, Mavis Staples & Her Band, and The Snowdroppers. – Live Review

It was Easter Sunday, the sun was shining over Bluesfest and the Crossroads tent was gearing up to celebrate with a solid block of gospel, soul and blues, kicked off by the enigmatic, effervescent powerhouse Mavis Staples and Her Band.

This year’s festival boasted an array of music a legends, not least of which was the incomparable Staples, who either solo or together with The Staple Singers has been >performing for over 60 years. Returning to Bluesfest with material from her Grammy Award winning CD You Are Not Alone, Staples is loads of fun. She’s got the moves, she’s got the attitude and that voice – a rich, raw, rip your guts out and make you happy sound that only improves with age.
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Photos! Byron Bay Bluesfest 2011 – by Silvana Macarone

Photographer: Silvana Macarone

Photographer: Silvana Macarone

Artists: The Snowdroppers, The Blind Boys Of Alabama, Irma Thomas, Mavis Staples, Robert Randolph, Jeff Lang, Washington
Event: Byron Bay Bluesfest 2011
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Byron Bay Bluesfest 2011 – Day 4 – Photo Gallery

Photographer: Stuart Blythe

Photographer: Stuart Blythe

Photos from Byron Bay Bluesfest 2011 – Day 3
Artists: Irma Thomas, Washington, The Snowdroppers, Blind Boys Of Alabama, Jackson Firebird, Gurrumul,

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Bluesfest 2011 consolidates supersonic line up with class 2nd artist announcement!

The Soul, the Funk and the Blues pumping up anticipation for 22nd Bluesfest happiness

Bluesfest from Byron Bay, Australia’s favourite counter-culture, family-orientated, artistically diverse music festival, today unveiled its SECOND artist announcement – and what an array it is of classic and contemporary blues, soul, funk, reggae and much more!

Tickets are on sale for Bluesfest, the 2010 Australian Event of the Year, and are selling very fast. The festival dates next year over Easter are from Thursday April 21 through to Monday April 25, 2011.
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Bluesfest 2010 wraps up its 21st Birthday

Bluesfest 2010 wraps up its 21st Birthday with the world’s finest musicians and approx 80,000 fans

April 6th 2010 – Last night at the Tyagarah Tea Tree farm 12 minutes north of Byron Bay, five incredible days of blues and roots music from all over Australia and the world drew to a close, capping off a 21st Anniversary birthday party of infectiously good music and signature Bluesfest spirit.

Blessed with glorious sunshine and the occasional cooling shower, approximately 80,000 fans from 30 different countries walked through the entry gates over five days of blues, rock and roll, alt-country, world, soul, reggae, funk, Latino and roots music.
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