American blues greats join Bandwidth lineup

American blues greats Robert Cray & Don Bryant

Fans of the blues are in for a super tasty treat this Friday night with the announcement that American blues greats Robert Cray and Don Bryant have been added to the Bandwidth presented by Blues on Broadbeach already awesome line-up.

Both incredible artist’s performances will be showcased in this 90-minute premiere online event which promises to be a house party like no other. Joining the Bandwidth line-up from the comfort of their own homes are other top blues acts including TOMMY EMMANUEL, THE BLACK SORROWS, and KARISE EDEN.

American blues greats

To celebrate our continued partnership with Memphis Tourism we are thrilled to announce that iconic international music legend DON BRYANT will be beaming in from his home in the blues capital of the world, Memphis. Bryant is the man behind countless iconic records including his evergreen hit I Can’t Stand the Rain, which he wrote for his wife, Ann Peebles and which John Lennon declared as the “best song ever”.

This sensational online showcase will also feature THE ROBERT CRAY BAND’S (above) mesmerising 2018 Blues on Broadbeach performance. The five-time Grammy Award winner and Blues Hall of Famer seamlessly bridges the gap between blues, soul, and R&B with his soulful voice, smooth style, and incredible guitar skills.

International master of the acoustic guitar, TOMMY EMMANUEL, cannot wait for fans to see his Bandwidth performance.

“It was such a disappointment when my chance to play Blues on Broadbeach was cancelled due to the Virus, but Bandwidth presented by Blues on Broadbeach has really stepped up and got a lot of the great talent to contribute to the live stream and given us artists a chance to perform for you over the internet,” said Tommy Emmanuel.

Now that your southern house party has its sound, let’s pump it up with some authentic Memphis flavour. With thanks to our friends at Memphis Tourism, here are the Top 5 finger-licking meals direct from the Mississipi Delta.

Fans can show their support by visiting the virtual Blues on Broadbeach Merch Tent and purchasing some of your fave artists CDs, t-shirts and other memorabilia. Visit the virtual Blues on Broadbeach merch tent

Bandwidth is a 90-minute music event premiering Live on Facebook this Friday, May 15 at 7 pm AEST. Northern hemisphere-based fans can also join in on this experience with a special encore screening on Saturday, May 16 at 7pm Los Angeles time PDT.

 

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