The Blues on Broadbeach Music Festival running from 21 – 24 May 2015, has announced an incredible line-up. Andrew Strong and The Commitments Tour, James Morrison plays the Blues, The Black Sorrows and Charlie Parr direct from the USA are just a few of the massive names to headline.
The free event staged in the streets and in venues over four huge days throughout the popular Gold Coast hub will also feature Jeff Lang, Tijuana Cartel, The Backsliders and US favourites Old Gray Mule.
Grammy nominated Andrew Strong is bringing The Commitments Tour to the Blues on Broadbeach Music Festival with a 9-piece band performing hits including Mustang Sally from the BAFTA award winning film that also received incredible chart success internationally. Strong has toured with the likes of The Rolling Stones, Elton John, Prince, Lenny Kravitz and more with several solo albums under his belt hitting Platinum status.
Australian blues rock band and household name, The Black Sorrows will be returning to the Blues on Broadbeach Music Festival stage with Joe Camilleri, an Aria Hall of Fame inductee, on lead vocals and special guests Vika and Linda. Australian icon and international Jazz artist James Morrison will ‘Play The Blues’ following a massive career including ARIA Awards, induction into the Graeme Bell Hall of Fame and performing at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games bringing a special performance to the 2015 Festival.
The festival will celebrate its 14th year, in 2015 and organisers Broadbeach Alliance along with major partners Tourism and Events Queensland and the City of Gold Coast are thrilled that from humble beginnings, the festival has grown to become one the largest music festivals in Australia.
Presented by the award-winning team at Broadbeach Alliance, Blues on Broadbeach is a major Queensland event winning “Best Regional Event QLD” and “Best Arts, Cultural or Music Event QLD” at the prestigious 2014 Australian Event Awards, and is also honoured as a Top Ten Finalist in the category of “Australia’s Favourite Event 2014”.
CEO of Broadbeach Alliance Jan McCormick promises the 2015 festival will deliver some of the best artists in the country, whilst remaining free to attend.
“The Blues on Broadbeach Music Festival continues to grow every year and with the line-up we are about to present we believe people will fly from across the country to be a part of this incredibly unique event.”