Gary Clark Jr and Jason Isbell – Day 5 Bluesfest 2014
Apr22

Gary Clark Jr and Jason Isbell – Day 5 Bluesfest 2014

Read our take on day five at Byron Bay’s Bluesfest 2014 There was a full agenda late tonight so we delayed our arrival until around 3pm.  Atypically, the traffic was very slow on the way and it took the better part of an hour to drive from our Suffolk Park beach house to the festival site at Tyagarah.  Another perfect day, weather wise – we truly have been blessed this Bluefest. Saidah Baba Talibah has a big voice and a...

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Bluesfest 2014 – Day One
Apr18

Bluesfest 2014 – Day One

Read our take of day one at Byron Bay’s Bluesfest 2014   It was a casual beginning. Bluesfest presents music from noon to midnight for the next four days, but today is a shorter one (as it is a working day here) with the first performances commencing at 4pm. Accordingly there’s time for a walk to the beach and a swim in our beach house pool before a walk to the local bakery for a coffee. On the way I noticed that Mow...

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Bluesfest 2014 #21 – By Car
Apr15

Bluesfest 2014 #21 – By Car

Read about our travels in the lead up to Byron Bay’s Bluesfest 2014 It was an early start. By 5.45 my friend Jim and I had the car packed and were on our way.  Ringing in our ears was the terrific show last night from Tift Merritt at an inner Melbourne city restaurant – Mesa Verde.  Front row seats, good food and a nice bottle of French red made for a treat.  Tift is touring Australia, supporting Jason Isbell, but last...

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