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With a heavy heart, due to the escalating situation of the COVID-19 Delta virus variant in Victoria, we have made the difficult decision to cancel our 2021 Shows, including all October, November and December shows.

The Blues Train has always prided itself on putting the health & safety of its guests, staff, contractors, railway volunteers, and musicians first and foremost. In addition, a lack of Government ongoing support for event-based businesses means that insurance is unavailable to cover the costs of last-minute cancellations. With this in mind, we’ve decided that it’s impossible for us to run any of our 2021 shows.

Words cannot describe the devastation that this decision has caused us.

While we are staying confident that The Blues Train will return to the tracks in 2022, we are in desperate need of your help to shake, rattle and roll once again. Any donation to our GoFundMe Rescue Campaign would be greatly appreciated – https://www.gofundme.com/f/thebluestrain2020

Carriage A

Kelly Auty Duo

Kelly Auty is known for her passionate and energetic style. Her voice pulls at the heart strings, then invites the audience onto the dance floor and on occasion to join in singing. Lots of fun.

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Carriage B

Bill Barber

Hailing from central Victoria, guitarist/singer songwriter Bill Barber is at the forefront of a new generation of Australian Blues. Bill took an interest in Blues at a young age and by 14 was making the rounds, performing in Melbourne venues alongside Australia's most respected Blues artists.

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Carriage C

Damon Smith Trio

Damon Smith and Adam Coad are two fifths of critically acclaimed touring cabaret show, SUN RISING, THE SONGS THAT MADE MEMPHIS and they perform old time piano blues and New Orleans grooves in a seemingly effortless fashion.

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Carriage D

Jimi Hocking

Mention the name Jimi Hocking and festival-goers will know him from major folk and blues events.

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