2019 Bluesfest has got Soul!

Here are neosoul.com.au Top 8 Soul, Funk and Jazz acts coming to bluesfest in 2019

1. George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic

One of the foundering fathers of funk from the 1960’s until now George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic. Their distinctive funk style drew on psychedelic culture, outlandish fashion, science-fiction, and surreal humor, a must see.

Playing Days
Sunday 21st April, 2019
Monday 22nd April, 2019

2. Mojo Juju (Australia)

Mojo Juju is an Australian singer-songwriter who defies categorization and yet merges on neo-soul/soul/electronic/hip-hop sound that will tranfix audiences. a must see live show!

Playing Days – 
Saturday 20th April, 2019
Monday 22nd April, 2019

3. Allen Stone

Mixing catchy pop hooks with funk and soul musicality, AllenStone has become one of Blues Fest’s favourite crowd pleasing artists. His high energy frontman antics and super talented song writing make him a great act to catch this year.

Playing Days
Saturday 20th April, 2019
 Sunday 21st April, 2019
Monday 22nd April, 2019

4. St Paul and the Broken Bones

Coming from Alabama, St Paul and the Broken Bones are an 8 piece bands that will get you moving on the dancefloor and amazed with the powerhouse vocal attack of Paul Janeway another favourite discovery for audiences attending the Bluesfest in past years.

Playing Days
Friday 19th April, 2019
Saturday 20th April, 2019
Monday 22nd April, 2019

5. Vintage Trouble

Reminiscent of a number of late 1950s and 1960s blues and rock artists, vintage trouble’s soul infused sound is full of energy and verve.

Playing Days
Saturday 20th April, 2019
Monday 22nd April, 2019

6. The California Honeydrops

Rich harmonies, horns and sweet soul sounds define the California Honeydrops as they cross genres between roots and blues to R&B and soul

Playing Days
Thursday 18th April, 2019
Saturday 20th April, 2019
Monday 22nd April, 2019

7. Snarky Puppy

If you lean more toward Jazz this instrumental big band will not disappoint! A wide-ranging assemblage of musicians known affectionately as ‘the Fam’ about 40 players have performed in this band since their inception in 2004 on guitar, bass, keyboards, woodwinds, brass, strings, drums, and percussion.

Playing Days
Thursday 18th April, 2019
Friday 19th April, 2019
Saturday 20th April, 2019

8. Melbourne Ska Orchestra (Australia)

Melbourne Ska Orchestra are renowned for their live shows, the 30 odd piece orchestra featuring an 18-piece horn section, a mean rhythm section, percussionist, organist and four singers is sure to enthral Bluesfest audiences this Easter long weekend.

Playing Days
Saturday 20th April, 2019
Sunday 21st April, 2019

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