28-30 January 2022

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The Blues Preachers

Saturday 29 Jan

11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Merrits

Saturday 29 Jan

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Pub

Sunday 30 Jan

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The House of Ullr

The Blues Preachers: Brother John (John Morris) and Captain Bluetongue (Craig Lyons) will take you to another place and time, somewhere between 1920 and 1940. The Blues Preachers perform a fusion of good old blues, rags, gospel and hillbilly folk. Driving finger-style and slide-guitar combined with tasteful harmonica and old-school vocal harmonies create a traditional sound that will have you on the edge of your seats. The Blues Preachers will make you want to get up & dance with their joyful country & ragtime blues & send a shiver down your spine with their atmospheric feels.
The Blues Preachers have secured a reputation as one of the best acoustic blues & roots acts in Australia.

The Blues Preachers record, Dry Long So, is one of the best blues records of the decade.
Samuel Fell / Rhythms Magazine.

Recent Achievements:
The Blues Preachers were 5th. overall in the Australian Songwriting Awards 2009 for  “Divine Justice Coming Down” which also received a top 5 nomination in the Sing Out For Social Action category of The Independent Music Awards 2009.
“Divine Justice Coming Down” was chosen by Yoko Ono as runner-up in the John Lennon 70th. birthday anniversary song contest.
They received a top 5 nomination in the Acoustic category of The Independent Music Awards 2011 for “The Free Train Agreement”.
which was also selected to be on a Canadian compilation released in May 2011 called “Protest Songs For A Better World”.


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