Pictured: Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue.
More belated summer weather brought Byron Bay to life for the second day of Bluesfest, and you couldn’t help being drawn to the sunshine vibes of Queensland’s Bobby Alu, especially as his trademark percussion breaks lured more hip-shakers to the dancefloor.
There are great guitarists ... superstar guitarists ... legendary guitarists... and then there is BUDDY GUY.
An all-time favourite and an absolute legend! And if this wasn’t enough Buddy’s special guest for two very special shows in Melbourne & Sydney is guitar virtuoso JONNY LANG.
“BUDDY GUY was for me... what Elvis was for others”, said Eric Clapton... and he wasn’t alone in following his ‘mentor’
As I headed into the festival grounds on Friday, I couldn’t help but feel a great deal of excitement as the sun beamed down on me. Today was a ridiculously fantastic line-up.