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Xavier Rudd Added To Boomerang Festival

Sep 25th 2013 | 12:37pm | Staff Writer
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.

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Check out our recent chat with Rhoda Roberts and Peter Noble, the minds behind the event.

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Friday 28th November

Nahko & Medicine For The People + Hurray For The Riff Raff + Kristy Lee + Elliott Brood + Hayward Williams + The Church + Xavier Rudd + Dan Sultan + The Waifs + Tkay Maidza + Stonefield + Steve Smyth + The Shaolin Afronauts + Perfect Tripod + Kasey Chambers + The Jezabels + The Delta Riggs + Husky + Hiatus Kaiyote + Hayward Williams + Dyson + Stringer & Cloher + DD Dumbo + The Bombay Royale + Blue Shaddy + Skunkhour + The Little Stevies + Luluc + Stella Angelico + Skyscraper Stan & The Commission Flats + Davidson Brothers + Archer + Jordan Rakei + Karl S Williams + Jesse Valach & Blues Mountain Trio + Tim Chaisson + Queenscliff Music Festival

Queenscliff Music Festival, Queenscliff

Friday 28th November

Gorgeous Festival 2014 feat.
Xavier Rudd + The Waifs + The Beautiful Girls + Busby Marou + Little May + The Cairos + Elliott Brood + Kim Wempe + Tim Chaisson + Timberwolf + The Timbers + Echo & Empress + Rin McArdle + Gorgeous Festival

Serafino Winery, McLaren Vale

Thursday 1st January

Basin Concert Series feat.
Xavier Rudd + Ash Grunwald + more

First Basin, Launceston

Thursday 2nd April

Bluesfest 2015 feat.
The Black Keys + Zac Brown Band + Alabama Shakes + Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals + Train + Michael Franti & Spearhead + George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic + Counting Crows + Paul Kelly with Dan Sultan + Kira Puru + Vika & Linda Bull + Xavier Rudd + Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue + Rebelution + Soja + Chris Robinson Brotherhood + Beth Hart + Frank Turner and The Sleeping Souls + Mariachi El Bronx + G Love & Special Sauce + Pokey LaFarge + Band of Skulls + RocKwiz (Live) + Paolo Nutini + David Gray + Ben Howard + Gary Clark Jr + Angelique Kidjo + Jimmy Cliff + Mavis Staples + Dispatch + Ruthie Foster + The Beat + Keziah Jones + Sheppard + Playing For Change + more + Bluesfest

Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm, Tyagarah

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