ARBA Blues and Roots Gig Guide w/e Aug. 6th

Adelaide Roots and Blues Association

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

Thursday July 27

The Gumbo Room Special “Guitar” jam featuring Brian Morrison Cityampworkshop, Sav Palaktsoglou aka JJ Fields, Billy Bob Rankine, Nick Panasakis plus more ripping it up as special guests @ The “Gumbo Room” Blues Jam all in the front bar of The Gov. Band on @ 8.30pm, Jams start @ 9.15pm onward. Come down and soak up some great blues vibes and jams happening all in the “new improved” space

*Zkye & the Guys @ The Clovercrest from 8pm



Friday July 28

*The Streamliners @ The Semaphore Workers Doors open 8 till midnight,
Entry $10 or $15 with a CD

*Gail Page @ the Three Brothers – its our 2nd anniversary at the 3 Bros…on the 28th PARTY TIME!Organize a bus …a designated driver…Accommodation…..Cheap drinks and giveaways to be had….Come and celebrate 2 years of Roots/ Blues/ Original music

*Sav Palaktsoglou @ the Baddog bar(63 Hyde st.Adelaide)8-11pm


Saturday July 29

*The Red Earth Band @ The Cumberland Hotel


*BESSIE * BILLIE * DINAH ~ Empress, Lady & Queen of Blues @ The German Club
223 Flinders Street, Adelaide

*Papa Legba @ The Roseworthy Hotel

Sunday, July 30

*Semaphore Music Festival, 2017 Program Launch 4 PM – 8 PM
Semaphore Workers Club
93 The Esplanade Semaphore, Semaphore

*Mick Kidd @ the Blackies  2pm · Blacksmiths Inn

Monday July 31

STORMY MONDAY blues special with Doctor D, the multiple award-winning Ben Ford-Davies and Exeter Blues.

Exeter Blues – raw and raucous, blurring the lines between early Mississippi delta slide guitar, modern punk funk and Cajun country sounds, these are story songs to move you built from a life spent on the road. Drawing on five albums of originals and few cover interpretations from artists as diverse as Robert Johnson, ‘Little Walter, Big Joe Williams, Howling Wolf, Tom Waits, Bob Dylan and the Cruel Sea.

Doctor D is a blues-rock artist based in Adelaide and London.

Tuesday August 1

The Gassie Blues Jam from 8.00pm
The Gaslight Tavern 36 Chief St. Brompton

 Friday August 4

Celebrate International blues Music Day with us. Kicks off 7pm Friday be at the SWC as we jam into the wee hours

*Prospect Blues & Roots Festival

Club 5082
126 Prospect Road
Prospect, South Australia
August 4th
Solo: Exeter Blues
Band: Thirty Two Twenty


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