The yearly Blues at Bridgetown festival will proceed this season, albeit at another format because of COVID-19.
Traditionally hordes of people have revelled at the treasured large event occasion, yet this year’s festival will probably be intimate with acts split between the Bridgetown Hotel and Scotts Tavern.
This season’s iconic occasion Covid Blues will continue to winner popular Western Australian bands and musicians performing live to lovers who’ll move freely between both venues.
a number of these acts confirmed to perform at the festival include Blue Shaddy, Blackwood Growing and The Vibrolators.
Bridgetown singer-song author Tracey Barnett has played in the festival for the last decade along with her identifying high energy new blues and roots bringing people from all over the Country.
Barnett stated festivals really are a important spot for musicians to construct their own audience.
“it is a great checkup point for the natives to see that my growth in my profession as a musician, it is great to catch-up with individuals who often attend the festival and also reminisce about the entire year,” she explained.
“I am so thankful it is moving ahead in 1 manner, shape or form, provided how odd and uncertain that this season was. It is such a relief to get something to look ahead,” Barnett explained.
Bridgetown singer-song author Mary Myfanwy has played at the festival for the last eight decades and is well known for her heavy melodic pipes.
Myfanwy stated that she looked forward to this feeling of buzz and community that the festival attracted to town.
“The Blues has such a loyal following, folks come down since they are so enthused about hearing the blues and listening to music,” she explained.
“This festival is truly about the songs and listening to people’s tales. I look forward to telling people my own tales and pulling them in a different time zone and then simply get their attention for just a time.”
Tickets are restricted, see www.bluesatbridgetown.com.au/tickets2020/