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Rodriguez: Photo Ros O'Gorman

Rodriguez: Photo Ros O'Gorman

Rodriguez To Play Fairgrounds Festival Berry

by Paul Cashmere on August 18, 2016

in Live,News

Legendary singer songwriter Rodriguez has been announced as one of the acts for Berry’s Fairgrounds Festival in December.

The life of 74-year old Rodriguez was portrayed in the 2012 documentary Searching For The Sugarman.

Rodriguez was somewhat of a mystery after recording only two albums ‘Cold Fact’ (1970) and ‘Coming From Reality’ (1971). The two albums went unnoticed until played for the first time on Australian radio on Sydney’s then 2JJ (now Triple J) by announced Holger Brockman.

The movie Searching For The Sugarman was wrapped around a premise that South African fans thought Rodriguez was dead despite has newfound fame and touring in Australia.

Fairgrounds is on 2 and 3 December 2016 in Berry NSW.

FAIRGROUNDS 2016 – LINE UP

BERRY, NSW – A LITTLE SOUTH OF SYDNEY

Friday 2nd December (from 5pm)
The Drones ● King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard ● Rodriguez

Saturday 3rd December (All Day)
Angel Olsen ● Big Scary ● Japandroids ● Jagwar Ma ● Julia Jacklin ● Julien Baker
Sarah Blasko ● Sheer Mag ● Son Little ● The Tallest Man On Earth

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