Annual blues fest to rock Bridgetown
All blues music fans should mark November 9 to 11 on their calendars and head to Bridgetown for the 26th annual Blues at Bridgetown event.
This year more than 50 artists will perform the 145 hours of entertainment.
Headline act Russell Morris will play his fourth year in a row at the event.
“I’m so amazed the community voted us back again,” Mr Morris said.
“Not many artists go even two years in a row.”
He said he never comes pre “This pared with a set list but instead plays songs based on the mood of the crowd.
“If the crowd is raucous we play more upbeat songs,” he said.
“There was one year where it was really rainy so we played quieter songs so people could cuddle up and keep each other warm.
“The mood is always a good one though.”
A new addition to this year’s event will be the band Mustered Courage.
Guitarist Julian Abrahams said theirs would be the only band at the festival with a banjo player.
is also our first official blues fest,” he said.
Other artists at the event include The Black Sorrows, Mama Kin Spender and the Chorale Sea, Busby Marou and The Turner Brown Band.
Blues at Bridgetown is one of the longest-running music festivals in Australia and is WA’s original blues festival.
A weekend festival ticket costs $214 and a ticket with tent camping costs $412. Tickets are available for individual days — the Friday and Sunday tickets cost $84 and the Saturday ticket $134.
For more information visit bluesatbridgetown.com.au.