The beautiful, soulful voice of Grammy nominated Ruthie Foster will be hitting stages all around Australia as a part of her 2013 tour of the country, which had already included a series of festival dates.
Originally from Texas, the singer has released eight studio albums over her career, the latest being Let It Burn (2012) – a personal journey which features original interpretations of Adele's Set Fire To The Rain, John Martyn's Don't Want To Know and Johnny Cash's Ring Of Fire.
The power of Foster's voice is undeniable, described by many as spellbinding. Bringing her family band with her, Foster will bombard spectators with her unique blend of soul, blues, rock and gospel.
The full run of dates for Ruthie Foster and her Family Band are as follows. Jordie Lane and Buffalo Tales share the support duties.
Friday 8 March – Sunday 10 March – Port Fairy Folk Festival, Port Fairy Victoria
Wednesday 13 March – The Gov, Adelaide (with Jordie Lane)
Friday 15 March – Theatre Royal, Castlemaine (with Jordie Lane)
Saturday 16 March – Meeniyan Town Hall, South Gippsland (with Jordie Lane)
Sunday 17 March – The Corner Hotel, Melbourne (with Jordie Lane)
Thursday 21 March – The Factory, Sydney (with Jordie Lane)
Friday 22 March – The Street Theatre, Canberra (with Buffalo Tales)
Saturday 23 March – Q Theatre, Penrith (with Buffalo Tales)
Sunday 24 March – Lizotte's, Dee Why (with Buffalo Tales)
Tuesday 26 March – Lizotte's, Central Coast (with Jordie Lane)
Wednesday 27 March – Lizotte's Newcastle (with Jordie Lane)
Thursday 28 March – Memorial Hall, Bellingen (with Jordie Lane)
Friday 29 – Saturday 30 March – Bluesfest, Byron Bay