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Festival Preview

The seventh Bendigo Blues & Roots Music Festival is just two weeks away. An exciting, diverse weekend of music is in store for the 20,000 punters expected.

Over 140 artists – nearly half of them Bendigo Festival debutants – will perform in over 50 venues, ranging from the intimate Basement Bar, to the state-of-the-art Ulumbarra Theatre.

Once again, a Festival highlight will be the Saturday afternoon concert in Rosalind Park which features 13 acts, including world music ensemble Sol Nation, Geelong’s gutsy The Mojo Corner, Bendigo’s own Andrew Watts and Seed, and multi-genre 11-piece The Northern Folk. Ultra-talented troubadour Grim […]

Festival Preview 2017-11-06T21:02:05+00:00

2017 Festival TVC

Check out our TVC for the 2017 Bendigo Blues & Roots Music Festival, with many thanks to our sponsor Dylan Fowler Design.

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Geoff Achison at the Golden Vine

Geoff Achison is Australian blues royalty. The internationally-renowned guitarist, who spent his early years in Malmsbury, has just embarked on a lengthy tour that also takes in the UK and US.

Bendigo’s Golden Vine, tomorrow night, Saturday, February, 11 is gig number six of a scheduled 52 which also sees Achison play at the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, and the evocatively-named Paradise Lake Campgrounds in Hammonton, New Jersey.

It sounds like a pretty gruelling schedule.

“And we’re actually going to add more dates,” said Achison from his care this week, driving to a gig. He enjoys his visits to the US. An […]

Geoff Achison at the Golden Vine 2017-05-06T15:42:48+00:00

Lineup Announcement

Check out this little video of the lineup for this year’s festival so far.

Lineup Announcement 2016-08-24T11:26:12+00:00

Benny Walker

Benny Walker is no stranger to Bendigo. He’s featured at most Bendigo Blues & Roots Festivals so far and has played at so many of our local venues over the years he probably knows them as well as a heavy drinker or taxi driver – he gets around so much.

After an uncharacteristically long absence from Bendigo, the Indigenous troubadour from Echuca will be back here on Saturday, July, 23 to launch his new single, Oh No You Don’t.
He’s been far from idle though. “Since the Through the Forest tour I’ve been playing a bunch of shows as well […]

Benny Walker 2017-05-24T19:06:43+00:00