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The Newcastle Blues & Roots Festival is back for its third year at their new home and Newcastle’s home of the Blues, The Wickham Park Hotel on Saturday, January 27th, 2018. There’s a massive day of live music lined up, the event will also host a wonderful variety of market stalls, a jumping castle, face painting for the kids and food from around the world.

This year’s massive line-up is arguably the festivals best yet, just check this out this for a red-hot day of kick arse live music: GROOVE EXAMINATION featuring local industry legends Justin Ngariki, Nick Rashke, Robbie Long and Ben Elliott…

Justin Ngariki

… Sydney’s, Voodoo Soul & Alt-Country Rock N’ Rollers Papa Pilko And The Binrats, plenty of Funk, Groove, blues and Jazz from Wicko regulars Plastic Voyage, one of Newcastle’s longest-serving Blues outfits the legendary Blues Bombers,…

Blues Bombers

… Newcastle rising stars Diplazar, who’ll be playing tunes from there hot new EP ‘Ew York’, the gorgeous and oh so very talented Helena Kitley and her band, Newcastle’s queen of the Blues Annie O’Dee and the Hotshots,…

Annie O’Dee & The Hot Shots

 … plus Jason KafoaBlues Exile, Hell’s Kitchen, The ReofendersRoy Rose, Merewether Fats Blues Band, Paris Grace and many more!


WHERE: Wickham Park Hotel (THE WICKO) – 61 Maitland Road, Islington (NEWCASTLE)

WHEN: Kicks off  from 10.00 am Saturday, January 27th 

TICKETS: (Kids Free)

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