ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW: Reggae Roots and Blues events

Reggae Roots and Blues

  • Lineup
  • Who's hosting it
  • Where and when
  • Playing times
  • Ticket details

GLADSTONE musician Nathan Bedford has created another avenue for local artists to be inspired.

Bedford has organised a Reggae, Roots and Blues afternoon at the Grand Hotel and Tannum Sands Hotel this weekend.

Local musician Nathan Bedford is passionate about generating a local music scene in Gladstone.
Local musician Nathan Bedford is passionate about generating a local music scene in Gladstone. Brenda Strong

 

The $10 event will feature six class acts, with a mix of soloists, duos and bands.

The El Grande organiser said it was just another way to support the local music scene.

Bedford, whose act name is Ornaments will be joined by Agnes Water, Sunshine Coast and Gold Coast artists for the event.

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His recent interest in blues and roots music inspired him to create the event.

Since December he has been in contact with different reggae and blues artists to arrange it.

"Everyone seems to like reggae music.

"It's just a good, enjoyable genre."

The events:

For the adults: The Grand Hotel event is for ages over 18.

It will start off with a yoga session at midday, and bands will play from 4pm.

It'll be a laid back atmosphere with bean bags, human sized board games and more.

When: April 9 from midday

Where: Grand Hotel

Tickets: $10 from here and the Grand Hotel

Lineup and playing times:

Tim Andersen 4:00 - 4:30PM
Ornaments 4:45-5:30PM
Agnes Blue 6:00 - 6:30PM
Thinga Majig 7:00 - 7:45PM
Jackson Dunn 8:15 - 9:00PM
The Lyrical 9:30-10:30PM

For the whole family: A family friendly super Sunday session will also be held this Sunday April 10, with the same bands and artists at the Tannum Sands Hotel.

This is a free Super Sunday Session and kicks off at 12pm.
 



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