The big names just keep on coming for the inaugural Boomerang Festival and the latest addition, the mighty Xavier Rudd, ought to have plenty of Australian music fans having a serious think about spending next weekend in glorious Tyagarah on the New South Wales Far North Coast.
As well as the acclaimed roots singer-songwriter, the festival has added a couple of other exciting names, with North East Arnhem Land Yolngu elder Dr Dijiniyini Gondarra OAM – often referred to as the Desmond Tutu of Australia – and acclaimed journalist Jeff McMullen joining the bill, both of whom will discuss the issues of racism and oppression against Aboriginal people.
Check out Xavier Rudd performing live for theMusic.com.au.
Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals + Rodrigo Y Gabriela + Jurassic 5 + Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires + Angelique Kidjo + Gary Clark Jr + Mavis Staples + Xavier Rudd + Melbourne Ska Orchestra + Beth Hart + Justin Townes Earle + Ruthie Foster + Blue King Brown + Jon Cleary + Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls + Diesel n' Dub + Ash Grunwald + Serena Ryder + The Beautiful Girls + Steve Smyth + Karl S Williams + Music Maker Foundation feat. Cool John Ferguson + Little Freddie King + Alabama Slim + George Stancell + Playing For Change + RocKwiz (Live) + more + Bluesfest