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Buddy Guy Adds Sydney Opera House Show

Buddy Guy
Dec 9th 2013 | 10:22am | Staff Writer
Blues legend Buddy Guy has added a Sydney show to his run of Bluesfest sideshows, with Charlie Musselwhite set to join him at the Sydney Opera House.

After previously announcing a Melbourne show the Sydney show, with full band, will take place Saturday 19 April.

Bluesfest director Peter Noble said, “There is no greater live bluesman performing today than Buddy Guy… he simply is the blues. Every one of the truly great guitar players hails him as the best of the best. 2014 also marks 25 years of my touring with Buddy – yes – I first brought him here in 1990 – the same year Bluesfest started and the year before Damn Right I Got The Blues was released and his career went in to the stratosphere.

“I am advised that Buddy Guy is going to be pulling back on international touring and so, as much as I would hesitate to ever say this is his last tour of Australia, it really is going to become more difficult to get him back to our shores in future.”

Buddy Guy and Charlie Musselwhite play:

Sydney Opera House – Saturday 19 April
Melbourne's The Palais – Monday 21 April.

In other Bluesfest sideshows news, Walter Trout will play the Lizotte's Newcastle Wednesday 16 April. The dates are in addition to his support of Robben Ford at Sydney's Factory Theatre Thursday 17 April and Melbourne's The Corner Friday 18 April.

Suzanne Vega's Brisbane show has changed its date, and will now take place Tuesday 15 April.

OTHER BLUESFEST SIDESHOWS

Buddy Guy, The James Cotton Blues Band and Charlie Musselwhite
Aaron Neville and Dr John & The Nite Trippers
Gregg Allman, Gov't Mule and Devon Allman
Steve Earle & The Dukes and Kasey Chambers
Booker T. Jones and Valerie June
Suzanne Vega (with Seth Lakeman at select cities)
KC & The Sunshine Band
Allen Stone
Jimmie Vaughan and Nikki Hill
Morcheeba with Chali 2Na and House of Vibe
Larry Graham and Graham Central Station
KT Tunstall
Robben Ford and Walter Trout
The Magic Band and Grandmothers Of Invention
North Mississippi Allstars
The Soul Rebels

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Dates

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

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Friday 3rd April

Bluesfest 2015 feat.
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Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm, Tyagarah

Saturday 4th April

Bluesfest 2015 feat.
Various Artists + Bluesfest

Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm, Tyagarah

Sunday 5th April

Bluesfest 2015 feat.
Various Artists + Bluesfest

Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm, Tyagarah

Monday 6th April

Bluesfest 2015 feat.
Various Artists + Bluesfest

Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm, Tyagarah

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