Sydney Blues & Roots Festival
2016 Sydney Blues & Roots Festival
Official Opening @ The Sebel
Friday 23rd October
Barracks Bar, The Sebel
Dr Don and his Double Dose
8.30pm - 10.30pm
Bringing Blues, boogies, spirituals, rags & ballads to the Sebel's Barracks Bar from 8.30pm tp 10.30pm will be DR DON and his DOUBLE DOSE performed by piano player and vocalist Don Hopkins with drummer Rob Grosser. Dr Don and his Double Dose will be playing their originals along with classics and rarities from the 1920s to the 1960s, oozing the good-time, barrelhouse and boogie woogie fun of a blues party night, with the emphasis on the New Orleans piano styles.
Sunday 25th October
Live music Lakeside @The Sebel"
3.00pm - 4.00pm
This Triple “Chain” award winner gifted with a voice that can Howl, Growl or Soothe a furrowed brow, delivers her unique brand of Blues with a twist of smoky Jazz, Swamp Groove and Gospel Harmonies mixed with her witty and down to earth humour which will send shivers up your spine. With a stunning vocal range and voice that exudes passion, and a stage presence full of Witty Banter and down to earth storytelling mixed with the confidence that only comes with a lot of experience , this lady is one hell of a performer.
GLENN CARDIER AND THE SIDESHOW 4.30pm - 6.00pm
”Glenn Cardier has been writing and performing moving, insightful powerful and important songs for more than 30 years.
With captivating presence, a commanding vocal style and a gloriously perverse point of view that produces songs which take firm hold and linger forever. Backed up by the thump and sparkle of his exemplary band… The (mighty) Sideshow.