ARBA Blues and Roots Gig Guide w/e 8/10/17

Provides up-to-date weekly gig information  for Blues and Roots fans throughout Adelaide and surrounds…

Thursday, September 28

*The Customlines @ The “Gumbo Room” Blues Jam all in the front bar of The Gov. Band on @ 8.30pm, Jams start @ 9.15pm onward with Billy Bob Rankine as our MC and comedy relief. Come down and soak up some great blues vibes and jams happening all in the “new improved” space…FREE ENTRY & a $10 meal of Gumbo stew & rice available at the bar

  Friday, September 29

*Semaphore Music Festival is held on the beach – Foreshore Reserve and surrounding pubs, clubs and venues over four nights and three days from Friday 29 September to Monday 2 October. Check out full program and purchase Early Bird tickets for the Main Stage Saturday, Sunday and Monday concerts featuring Ruby Boots, William Crighton, Charles Jenkins & The Zhivagos, Raised by Eagles, Rich Davies & the Low Road, Kelly Menhennett, Aaron Thomas & the Human Patterns, Hana & Jessie Lee, Cowboys of Love, the Coconut Kids, Conchillia, Little Captain, The Heggarties, Alana Jagt & The Monotremes, The Cherry Pickers, Jimmy Mountain, Alison Coppe & The Janes, Haystacks Calhoon, The Reverend & Mrs Rowdy at only $30 plus booking fee for Early Bird weekend passes and $15 plus booking fee.

*Semaphore Music Festival @ The Semaphore Workers Club doors open 8.00 pm till midnight, $15.00 entry

*The Chairmen @ Fed on Semaphore during the Semaphore Music Festival 8pm

*Mick Kidd and David Blight @ Semaphore Music Festival from 2pm on Monday 2 October at The Federal Hotel – Semaphore, 25 Semaphore Rd, Semaphore, SA.

*Lily And The Drum @ The Corporate Moose, Mildura Vic 9pm – 12am

*Papa Legba. Blues and Roots from the 40’s till now
@ The Bridgewater Inn.

*Stringybark Mcdowell & Mollycoddle @ The Three Brothers

*Living Earth Sound Sessions and *Fistful of Trojans @ the Wheaty


 Saturday September 30

*Lily And The Drum @ Aldinga Bay Surf Life Saving Club, Aldinga Beach SA 8 – 11pm

*Red Earth Band @ The Exeter Hotel – 9pm

*Semaphore Music Festival @ Semaphore Workers Club
93 Esplanade, Semaphore doors open 8.00 pm till midnight, $15.00 entry

Sunday  October 1

*Rockin’ Sunday Blues with Zkye Blue – Arkaba Lounge Bar
Sun 3 PM · Arkaba Hotel · Adelaide

*Gail Page @ Cruising Yacht Club of South Australia
Lady Gowrie Drive, North Haven, SA

*The Customlines @ The Parafield Gdns Community Club 2-6pm

*Semaphore Music Festival  @ Semaphore Workers Club
93 Esplanade, Semaphore doors open 4.00 pm till 8.00 pm, $15.00 entry

Waikerie Street Festival

*Held in McCoy Street, Waikerie on Sunday 1st October from 4pm, the Waikerie Street Festival, promises to be a relaxing family friendly event, featuring great food, wine and entertainment.

There will be 2 stages, the Main Stage kicks off at 6pm.
First up, The Teresa Law Band,  present the best of bluesy soul and contemporary acoustic roots. These accomplished musicians are locals from the Riverland and are a very popular here.

Next up will be the very beautiful Kelly Menhennett who is a national award winner singer song writer and also an ex Riverlander. She is a captivating live performer and has a voice once compared to a cross between Erma Franklin and Etta James.

To finish the evening, no less than The Steve Brown Band, this will be their third time performing in Waikerie and are back by popular demand. The Steve Brown Band won the 2017 ARBA Memphis Blues Challenge, and will be off to Memphis in early 2018! Steve’s voice has been likened to Joe Cocker and is known to lead his band of cutting edge musicians on a different and exciting path down the blues highway every time they play.

On both the main stage and the second stage we will be introducing Tilly Malwald, she is a singer song writer from Langhourne Creek whom at the age of 18 started performing at large events such as the Last Post Ceremony at Menin Gate Belgium. She received an Outstanding Student Award for her Certificate 111 in Music, Song writing, recording and performance at Music SA.

The Second Stage will have the local Waikerie couple Anne and Ben, performing cover songs. They are very relaxing and enjoyable act and are always welcomed by the Waikerie Community.

Monday, October 2

*ERIC STECKEL (USA) The Gov | Mon 2 Oct
with special guest Stefan Hauk
Tickets: $30 + Booking Fee Doors open @ 4 pm

Tuesday, October 3

The Gassie Blues Lounge Jam from 8pm
The Gaslight Tavern 36 Chief St. Brompton

Friday October 6

*The Streamliners @ Semaphore Workers Club doors 8 till midnight, $10.00 entry

*Matt Taylor’s Chain @ The Salisbury Hotel.

Saturday, 7th October

*The Al Milano Project @ The Pepper Tree – $10.00

*Lily And The Drum @ Clare Castle Hotel Kapunda SA 4 – 8pm

*Holler & The Bones @ Clare Valley Hub
Sat 2 PM · Clare Valley Wine, Food & Tourism8 Spring Gully Road
Clare, South Australia

Sunday October 8

*Lily And The Drum @ Para Hills Community Club SA 4 -8pm

*Matt Taylor’s Chain @ The Semaphore Workers Club – 8pm
93 Esplanade, Semaphore

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