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Girrakool Blues Festival

Xabc is more than excited to announce Xabc’s next venture.   A new Blues Festival & BBQ set for March 2016, fills a much needed event hole for music lovers and families of the Central Coast, Sydney and Newcastle.   Girrakool Blues Festival will be an annual event named after the nearby waterfalls, and quite […]

Blueza’s interview with Charlie Musselwhite Part #4

Hi Blues Bloggers Here’s the final part of the interview I did with the legendary Charlie Musselwhite. In this interview Charlie explains Spanish tuning (open G) a tuning that the great Furry Lewis taught him. I won’t say anymore about it….but you’ll love this last part of the interview. Now have a look above at […]

Blueza’s interview with Charlie Musselwhite Part #3

Hi Blues Bloggers Part #3 of Charlie’s interview is ready for your Blues pleasure 🙂 With this interview I try & ask Charlie questions that he has not been asked…which is very hard, as I’m sure that in his 50+years of touring/interviews, he has been asked every question in the musical interviewers handbook. So sit […]

Blueza’s Interview with Charlie Musselwhite Part #2

Hi Blues Bloggers Sorry its been a long time between blogs. The storms that hit Patonga NSW left us without power for a week,which was ok as the kids actually talked to each other & played monopoly,instead of playing computer games. I’m thinking that I might turn the power off every night at 6pm to […]

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Blueza’s interview with Buddy Knox

Hi Blues Bloggers Well the tour will be starting in week ..First gig 25th Feb Bangalow Bowlo. Winners of the free double passes have been announced yeeha, I spoke with the Musselwhite’s yesterday from Byron Bay, having a well earned rest before the tour starts, & they are really looking forward to the tour, just […]

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Charlie Musselwhite Free Double Pass Winners

I’ve been real busy moving house, and I didn’t realise just how much “stuff” we accumulate ,so a big apology for no posts. I’m pleased to announce the winners of all the free double passes to Charlie Musselwhite’s Australian gigs. Charlie is also playing 3 festivals while he’s here so the winners in SA,VIC,WA will […]

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Merry Christmas from Blueza

Hi Blues Bloggers Merry Christmas to you’ll !! & as Charlie would say “I Ain’t Lying” 🙂 Check the picture out it’s Alissa & I with Henri & Charlie taken when he was special guest for Buddy Guy @ The Opera House. Charlie Musselwhite will play Xabc’s very first Blues Show called “Night of Blues” […]

Charlie Musselwhite

Harmonica master Charlie Musselwhite’s life reads like a classic blues song: born in Mississippi, raised in Memphis and schooled on the South Side of Chicago. A groundbreaking recording artist since the 1960s, Musselwhite continues to create trailblazing music while remaining firmly rooted in the blues. His worldly-wise vocals, rich, melodic harmonica playing and deep country […]

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Mal Eastick Instrumental Trio

Mal Eastick is widely considered to be Australia’s finest musical protagonist of the blues. Playing guitar since his mid-teens, Mal has achieved a standard of playing that is, at once, both envied and admired. He has played with Robert Cray, Los Lobos, Buddy Guy, George Thorogood & The Destroyers, Tommy Emmanuel, Jimmy Barnes and Kevin […]