theMASONRACKband
QLD
blues/rock & percussive stage show

bio – The 'Mason Rack' Band, Touring Germany 2014.
Over two thousands live performances, eight International tours, reaching Canada six times, Germany, Netherlands, Japan, and Vanuatu. Read More …

DaveTiceBand
SA

Dave Tice has reignited song writing with his four on the floor rock n blues band.
Performing a spate pub gigs around Sydney the band are set to light the stage at Sydney’s Blues and Roots Festival.

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GailPage
NSW
Blues, Soul

Gail Page, arguably Australia’s queen of blues, is back. This multi Blues Chain award winner has a stage presence which cannot deny its connection with the audience, and her powerful vocal not only tells you a story but makes you feel the story in your bones.

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MarshallOkell
NSW
Mojo blues rock

It’s the sound of Surf Roots & Australian Mojo Rock. It’s Booty Shaking, foot stomping and high energy music full of sweat and sparkle. A style of music garnished and brewed in the Far North Coast surfing Mecca Byron Bay, NSW.

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ChrisBrownandtheGoodMedicineBand
NSW
Blues and Jazz Rock fusion

Chris Brown was Ayers Rock’s lead singer and guitarist and his band features Dee Demarco, with Bonza Baz, Greg Young and Jonathan Lawrence.
Resident blues jammers from the Fitzroy Hotel, playing blues and Ayers Rock numbers written by Chris.

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TransvaalDiamondSyndicate
QLD
Blues Rock

TDS are one of the rising stars of the New-Blues sound. Raw, energetic, dancey and fun. With a heavy touring schedule and a bunch of industry accolades, the Syndicate are establishing themselves as a consistent Festival contender.

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GenevieveChadwick
NSW
Blues, Roots, Folk

Imagine if Janis Joplin and John Lee Hooker had a baby together; musically, this girl would be the offspring of that union.
With her original brand of Blues and Roots, Genevieve Chadwick is an extraordinary performer who exudes raw energy by the bucket load.

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AliPenney
NSW
Blues/Soul

“She Gotta Lotta Soul” Ali Penney is one of Australia’s Blues Sweethearts.

She has a swag of songs that take the listener on a journey through shuffles, soul, ballads, jungle beats and good ol’ boogie with Ali’s quirky take on life, romance and the human condition. Read More …

ColleenFricker
NSW
Roots

Colleen Fricker is the Sydney Blues and Roots Festival’s local secret, and the only artist to have made a place on the line up every year since its beginning.

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TheStrayRoots
NSW
Rythmn and Blues

Rhythm n Blues with an earthy rockin feel, originals and obscure covers from the Chicago, delta, British and modern sources.
With three previous appearances at the Sydney Roots & Blues festival and countless pub gigs, The Stray Roots are primed for an exciting year with an upcoming ep and album release to coincide with the festival season. Read More …

Doggnit
NSW
Roots, Blues

Doggn it are Australian bluesmen performing original blues & roots music from a unique Australian perspective.

Graeme is known for a rich tone and complexity of sound, but more than anything very clean distinctive progressions. Read More …

EddieBoydThePhatapillars
NSW
Rockin Roots

Eddie Boyd & The Phatapillars are a trio of mountain men – Sydney Blue Mountains men actually – and while not actually hillbillies, the barefoot, front porch, banjo pickin’, pig squealin’ feeling seems to have been passed down to them.

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TheSwampStompers
NSW

The Swamp Stompers play dirty slide guitar blues with heavy grooves; they’ll make you shake, they’ll make you move! Formed in mid-2012, the band, which is fronted by guitarist, vocalist and songwriter Corey Legge, has already made waves in the Australian music scene, having played at Australia’s biggest blues festival, the Byron Bay Bluesfest, while also having played support for big name artists such as Marshall O’Kell (ex.

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ImogenClark
NSW
Folk/Pop

Imogen Clark is a folk/pop singer/songwriter whose achievements include being a top 7 finalist in Australia for the Telstra Road to Discovery, being shortlisted in the top 35 out of 3,300 entries for the 2013 Vanda & Young Songwriting Competition, and graduating from the NSW Talent Development Project.

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TheUrbanChiefs
NSW
Blues Roots Rock

The Urban Chiefs,(aka Blake Saban 3)one of the hardest working two-piece roots rock bands in OZ. If you love psychedelic, blues slide guitar driven by insane percussive grooves along with whisky sour vocals, you’ll love these lads!

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LauraZarb
NSW
Blues Folk

Fresh, Funky and Energetic. Laura Zarb has been wowing audiences up and down the coast touring her debut album “Pink Plastic Spoon” with her rich voice and witty lyrics.

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HalfwayHomebuoy
NSW

Swiss band Halfway Homebuoy now *find themselves living and playing in Australia. The 3 Englishmen, 1 Swiss and 1 Aussie formed the band in Verbier Switzerland a couple of years ago – after playing various bars during the ski season they entered the UK’s biggest band comp ‘Live and Unsigned’ and ended up in the top 100 out of 10 000.

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MarkCashinTheLilHussys
NSW
contemporary rock, alternative, melodic classic rock

Mark Cashin & The Lil Hussys have a definitive Aussie signature influenced by American & English roots rock pop punk eras. Creating modern day alternative light rock ballads with melodic vocals & catchy accented hooks their tremendous sense of melody and fresh approach, continually delivers diversity in style & sound.

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Bonez
NSW

Honest, raw and stripped back to the bare Bonez.
The Sydney based trio is the combination of Australian born musician Tomi Gray (vocals/harmonica/drums) and life long brazillian brothers, Dukes (lead guitar/samples/bv’s) and Picaso (bass/Synth/Bv’s).

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DanielAllars
NSW
Folk, country, acoustic, blues

Singer/songwriter who brings a blend of folk, country, acoustic, blues.

Originally from Lincolnshire, England and now based in Sydney. His goal is to create easy story telling songs which anybody can play and sing. Read More …

JacintaLaws
NSW
Acoustic/Folk

Local singer songwriter Jacinta Laws enlightens any waiting audience with emotion through her beautiful unique sounding vocals and acoustic guitar.

She has recently begun writing her own material to match her already existing style and genre, which could be described as purely acoustic with aspects of folk. Read More …