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West Coast Blues 'N' Roots Adds Four Final Touches

Russell Morris
Jan 30th 2013 | 11:31am | Dan Condon
The final touches have been made to this year's West Coast Blues 'N' Roots Festival bill and it's looking mighty fine indeed.

The final four acts to be added to the line up for 2013 might not be the biggest names on the bill, but it sees the event ensuring the quality of the acts they book is yet again absolutely supreme.

The Music Maker Foundation line up of Ironing Board Sam, Pat Wilder, Dr. Burt and Major Handy, with backing musicians Albert White, Nashid Abdul Khaaliq and Ardie Dean will bring a variety of blues and roots styles in the purest form you're ever likely to see. Legendary Australian rocker Russell Morris will be on board showcasing his cracking new blues record Sharkmouth as well as a bunch of old favourites no doubt, while a couple of up and coming guns Brothers Grimm and Sticky Fingers round things out.

They join the likes of Paul Simon, Robert Plant, Iggy & The Stooges, Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite, Santana, Steve Miller Band, Wilco, Chris Isaak, Bonnie Raitt, Jimmy Cliff, Michael Kiwanuka, Status Quo and so many more. This is most likely the biggest bill the event has seen, quite fitting given it's their tenth anniversary, so you might want to grab a ticket very soon.

The festival takes place over two nights; Saturday 23 March and Sunday 24. Grab your tickets from the festival website right now!

 

 

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Dates

Saturday 9th May

Sharon Corr + Russell Morris

HBF Stadium, Mt Claremont

Tuesday 12th May

Child Wise Benefit feat.
Tex Perkins + Russell Morris + Steve Lucas + Debra Byrne + Chris Wilson + Jerome Smith + Brian Nankervis

Thornbury Theatre, Thornbury

Tuesday 26th May

Countdown to Recovery feat.
John Paul Young + Angry Anderson + Russell Morris + Glenn Shorrock + Ignatius Jones + Dynamic Hepnotics + Mark Gable + Shanon Watkins + more

Factory Theatre, Marrickville

Friday 5th June

One Night Stand with
Daryl Braithwaite + Russell Morris + Wendy Matthews + Mental As Anything

Eatons Hill Hotel, Eatons Hill

Friday 10th July

Russell Morris

Caravan Music Club, Oakleigh

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