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December 2, 2020
Line Up 2021: Gypsy Rumble

THEY’RE BACK! GET READY TO GYPSYRUMBLE AGAIN AT #AGNESBLUESFEST 2021 Following their high-energy, infectious performances and an engaging, inspiring instrumental workshop at #AgnesBluesFest 2020, GypsyRumble return to ignite the Marquee Stage in 2021. Heralded as ‘Australia’s quirkiest and possibly only ukulele-based bluegrass/reggae/folk band, GypsyRumble has its roots in Celtic, world music and bush dance traditions. […]

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November 28, 2020
Line Up 2021: Kate Mahood

KATE MAHOOD RETURNS TO CAPTIVATE #AGNESBLUESFEST 2021 Following on from her captivating performance on the inaugural emerging/original artists’ Discovery Stage at #AgnesBluesFest last year, Central Queensland’s own songbird Kate Mahood will be returning to light up the main Marquee Stage in Feb 2021. Blending folk stylings and country story-telling, Kate’s songs showcase her unique vocals […]

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November 26, 2020
Line Up 2021: Hat Fitz & Cara

HAT FITZ & CARA ARE BACK FOR #AGNESBLUESFEST 2021 High-energy duo Hat Fitz & Cara, among Australia’s most talented roots music artists, will be bringing their high energy and soulful tunes back to the #AgnesBluesFest Marquee Stage in Feb 2021. The husband and wife team have clocked up over a decade of worldwide touring, Festival […]

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November 26, 2020
Line Up 2021: Hayley Marsten

HAYLEY MARSTEN TO SPARKLE AND SASS AT #AGNESBLUESFEST 2021 Currently based in Brisbane, Gladstone’s own Hayley Marsten is coming home in February to perform with her full band for the first time on the #AgnesBluesFest Marquee Stage. Equal parts sass and sincerity, Hayley wears her heart on her rhinestone-studded sleeve. Hayley began building appreciative audiences […]

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November 21, 2020
Line Up 2021: 8 BALL AITKEN

He’s Back! Australian-born, Nashville, Tennessee-based, singer, songwriter, slide guitar player and festival favourite, 8 Ball Aitken returns to grace the #AgnesBluesFest Marquee Stage with his sensational live show. For more than a decade, blues-rocker 8 Ball Aitken has toured the world, performing his swampy, slide guitar-driven songs at more than 200 gigs each year. His […]

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December 3, 2019
2020 HEADLINE ARTIST ANOUNCEMENT – TEX PERKINS & THE FAT RUBBER BAND

Festival organisers have just released the name of their headline act for February 2020, the iconic -Tex Perkins joined by The Fat Rubber Band. Tex Perkins has played a key role in Australian music and it’s understandably difficult to pull together a coherent picture of a man whose career that has taken in everything from […]

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December 3, 2019
#AgnesBluesFest WELCOME BACK KISSING THE FLINT.

Kissing the Flint are returning to the #AgnesBluesFest stage in 2020.  With their debut EP, ‘Unconditionality’, under their belt Kissing the Flint are slave to no particular genre, lighting up any stage with their eclectic repertoire crossing roots, folk, reggae, soul, funk, rock and pop; driven by guitar, bass, drum loops and a versatile, power-house […]

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November 15, 2019
Legendary Australian Guitarist, Jeff Lang joins the line-up for#AgnesBluesFest

With a global reputation for making music across a stylistically diverse catalogue of over 25 albums, Agnes Blues, Roots & Rock Festival is delighted to be welcoming Jeff Lang to the 2020 Lineup! Alone IN Bad Company, Jeff’s latest album, presents the most organic union of his talents and influences yet. It’s filled with exquisitely […]

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November 13, 2019
Get to Know Lily and King

After their recent wild, rootsy performances at the Airlie Beach Music Festival, we simply can’t wait to welcome, Lily and King to the Agnes Blues, Roots & Rock Festival. Lily and King are a two-piece musical circus playing everything from junkyard blues to Dixieland stomp to dirty cabaret sleaze. A quirky, musical junkyard from Melbourne, […]

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November 12, 2019
Meet Hussy Hicks

Hussy Hicks is set to play the Agnes Blues, Roots & Rock Festival in 2020. Described as a band of accomplished and powerful women, Hussy Hicks have made a name for themselves locally and on the international stage the old-fashioned way – by playing their music and connecting with audiences one passionate performance at a […]

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