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Bluesfest Byron Bay 2016 – Day Four - March 27, 2016
Photographer:  Stuart Blythe

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

Review By Wanda Hill
Photos by Stuart Blythe
Bluesfest Byron Bay 2016 – Day Four
Shooglenifty were a great fresh way to start Bluesfest 2016 Day 4. Their celtic flavours are not often heard at Bluesfest. A great contrast and way to refresh the ears, kind of like sniffing a coffee bean in between wine tasting. With a fiddle, banjo, mandolin, drums, guitar and bass these guys from Scotland had the audience experimenting with their best River Dance impersonations and moving in energetic ways that are not your usual Bluesfest hip swinging standard. With beautiful tunes, jigs and reels that branched out to sound almost middle eastern and esoteric at times, this band can really get you dancing. Violinist Angus Grant kept the focus sharply on the music declaring ‘we only have an hour, so we are going to dispense with the hysterical banter that goes on between songs’. See Shooglenifty perform today at the Juke Joint 4:15pm.
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Live Review : UB40 at Civic Theatre, Newcastle – November 18, 2015

Review and photos by Natasha Wyborn – David Jackson
UB40 Live at the Civic Theatre Newcastle, Australia – November 18th 2015
UB40 at Civic Theatre, Newcastle
From the time Brian Travers hit a note on his saxophone until the time the band walked off the stage, there was love, positivity and good vibes in the room; welcome to a UB40 concert.
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Bluesfest‬ Byron Bay 2016 1st Artist Announcement!!

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It’s arrived and it’s hot off the press.

The very first artist announcement has landed and we are stoked to be bringing you the first instalment of up to 8 announcements. It’s also the earliest announcement in the history of the event!

Bluesfest’s Round 1 brings to you a perfectly crafted blend of the Contemporary and the Classic, tailored to satisfy an eclectic mix of musical palates.
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UB40 announce 2015 Australian Tour

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UB40 will land in Australia this November (2015) for a national tour, including a bunch of regional dates seeing the band play from the city skylines of Sydney, Brisbane, Perth and Melbourne, all the way through to the beach side havens of Coffs Harbour, Newcastle, Cairns and The Gold Coast.
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Tour News | UB40 – 2014 Australian Tour

ub40One World Entertainment are pleased to announce the return to Australia of one of the world’s greatest reggae bands, UB40. With their distinctive sound and multitude of hits that have topped the charts across the world, the much-loved group will commence their tour in Perth on December 5th, before stopping in Brisbane and Sydney, and finishing in Melbourne on December 11th as part of their current world tour.

UB40 are Britain’s greatest reggae artists and have survived more than 30 years in the music business and have clocked up more than 40 million record sales worldwide with songs like Kingston Town and Red, Red Wine.
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