Dan Dinnen & Shorty
Dan Dinnen is a blues singer/songwriter, harmonica player and guitar finger-picker who delivers a swag of original tunes that run the gamut from smoking ballads to juke-joint boogies and grooves. He’s an energetic performer who combines originality with an old-time blues feel and style. Drummer/percussionist Anthony “Shorty” Shortte is best known for his work with ARIA award winning blues act Collard Greens and Gravy. Shorty’s unique approach to the drum-kit helped to create a rolling, rollicking, juke-joint sound that captivated audiences at gigs and festivals around the country for 20 years. Dan and Shorty have a ball weaving rhythms around each-other’s playing, delivering blues and roots that simply grooves!
Melbourne Blues Songstress Anna Scionti (pronounced Shon-tee) is a singer-songwriter and guitarist. Playing cigar box guitar, resonator, lap steel or six-string guitar, you will be immersed deep into her world of emotionally charged electrified rhythmic blues.
Sammy Owen Blues Band
Sammy Owen Blues Band has electricity, intensity and a give everything approach to entertaining a live crowd. Formed 2011 as a rotating line up of musicians from Fitzroy's Brunswick Street, the hard-working Melbourne band performed weekly at some of the streets most frequented venues.
Electric Blues Collective
The Electric Blues Collective punch out a heady mash of ferocious Chicago blues. With Little Walter, Howling Wolf and Bo Diddley whipping the horses, they’re reinterpreting rather than re-hashing, creating original high vibe dancing blues music.