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‘‘Twas the night before a Bluesfest artist announcement Options
bluesfestadmin
Posted: Tuesday, October 09, 2018 11:14:17 PM
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And it hasn’t leaked.
At midnight.
What’s wrong with you guys?

Seriously, it’s occuring at 7 am.

Hope you like it

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glenboss
Posted: Wednesday, October 10, 2018 1:51:35 AM
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bluesfestadmin wrote:
And it hasn’t leaked.
At midnight.
What’s wrong with you guys?

Seriously, it’s occuring at 7 am.

Hope you like it

Moderator


Well that,s good news moderator. It is usually later in the morning than that. I,m in Spain right now so 7am your time is my 11pm tonight so we can go out for dinner and by the time we get home I,ll be reading the announcement. Perfect way to finish the day.

And what do you mean "hope you like it" ? already know I will !!!!!!

Regards glenboss
glenboss
Posted: Wednesday, October 10, 2018 6:13:08 AM
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glenboss wrote:
bluesfestadmin wrote:
And it hasn’t leaked.
At midnight.
What’s wrong with you guys?

Seriously, it’s occuring at 7 am.

Hope you like it

Moderator


Well that,s good news moderator. It is usually later in the morning than that. I,m in Spain right now so 7am your time is my 11pm tonight so we can go out for dinner and by the time we get home I,ll be reading the announcement. Perfect way to finish the day.

And what do you mean "hope you like it" ? already know I will !!!!!!

Regards glenboss


See!!!!! Told you I would be happy !!!!!
jandjhill0000
Posted: Wednesday, October 10, 2018 6:26:16 AM
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A good mix of talented musicians. Shaping into a huge 30th! with many to be added......
bucetti1
Posted: Wednesday, October 10, 2018 6:37:18 AM
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Very very good announcement

When they go low-we go high.
andrewfuller620000
Posted: Wednesday, October 10, 2018 7:20:21 AM

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Gary Clark jr - that got me right there!! SO glad he is going to be there. Unfortunately have missed him every time he has hit our shores previously.

Hussy Hicks are an awesome add again. They absolutely rocked it last year. Such under-rated artists, and so lovely (have now seen them at least 7 times since late 2015, and they are only improving as they go).

Many other great artists in this announcement too.....Flogging Molly, Meshell, Hozier.....the list goes on and on......

Yeeha!!!!!!!!!!

"The white man had the schmaltz
The black man had the blues
No one knew what they was gonna do
But Tchaikovsky had the news...."
zabadooba
Posted: Wednesday, October 10, 2018 7:25:27 AM
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Two announcements in and I'm already wondering how I'll manage to see all the acts I want to!
Gary Clark Jnr was sensational last time. Melody Angel was a revelation in 2017 and is someone you shouldn't miss. Add Samantha Fish, Hussy Hicks, Julia Stone, Mavis Staples, Paul Kelly, Hozier.
It's looking pretty damn good
humanracin
Posted: Wednesday, October 10, 2018 8:24:47 AM
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Great announcement.

I'm extremely happy and excited to see MESHELL NDEGEOCELLO on there!!!

DAVID GRAY and MAVIS are excellent choices too!
repete
Posted: Wednesday, October 10, 2018 10:26:00 AM
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When I scanned down this list I could only think "now we're talking". This is so much more of an exciting announcement than the first! Very happy to see Samantha Fish and Meshell Ndegeocello on the bill.

Hangin' out on Frenchmen
tonyivits
Posted: Wednesday, October 10, 2018 11:21:07 AM
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Well done.Samantha Fish,Ruthie Foster,Gary Clarke Jnr ,Paul Kelly,Mavis Staples and Lukas Nelson all must sees
zyfert
Posted: Thursday, October 11, 2018 11:03:08 AM
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Brilliant announcement!
I'm still waiting for The Devon Allman Project though, please.
picks44
Posted: Thursday, October 11, 2018 12:08:18 PM

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Another really solid announcement. I have over 24 must see acts highlighted already.

However, when I look over the list they are generally all acts I have enjoyed over the past ten years at BF - I am a little short on the excitement of seeing new acts that simply take you by surprise and you are hooked thereafter! They now form my stable of 24 must see acts!

I'm sure the gems are there and I hope more will emerge over subsequent announcements. We all need our musical comfort zones to be challenged and stretched - that's why we eagerly keep coming back.

Test your must see list to see that you are stretched!

Every day above ground is a good day!
glenboss
Posted: Friday, October 12, 2018 12:15:43 AM
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picks44 wrote:
Another really solid announcement. I have over 24 must see acts highlighted already.

However, when I look over the list they are generally all acts I have enjoyed over the past ten years at BF - I am a little short on the excitement of seeing new acts that simply take you by surprise and you are hooked thereafter! They now form my stable of 24 must see acts!

I'm sure the gems are there and I hope more will emerge over subsequent announcements. We all need our musical comfort zones to be challenged and stretched - that's why we eagerly keep coming back.

Test your must see list to see that you are stretched!


This is my 10th year so we we.ve been going for about the same length of time and I,ve probably got about the same number highlighted in red. I,Ve also got about another 10 or so new acts which I'm really looking forward to. Deva Mahal has got me a bit excited. It was her father that was one of the 2 acts acts that got me to BLuesfest in the first place. I saw TAj,s last performance at bLuefest a couple of years ago and wondered if I would see him again. I was sort of hoping he would be on the 30th. It would have very fitting.
Anyway, the lineup so far is, in my opinion, just wonderful.
Regards glenboss
kennedythomas19900000
Posted: Friday, October 12, 2018 10:52:20 AM
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Please do yourselves a favour and check out Shakey Graves this year. Pure talent and quirkiness combined with genuine songwriting ability. Great to see him get another crack.
robaaa1
Posted: Saturday, October 13, 2018 8:58:18 AM
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Line up very moderate so far, i'll be there anyway, but line ups have smacked of lazy booking just become a regular and you are in for repeat bookings. Second announcement particularly weak.
eileenk9
Posted: Saturday, October 13, 2018 3:30:43 PM

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robaaa1 wrote:
Line up very moderate so far, i'll be there anyway, but line ups have smacked of lazy booking just become a regular and you are in for repeat bookings. Second announcement particularly weak.


I know what you mean. I'm still waiting for something to make me go WOW.
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