Great Southern Blues Festival Cancelled -

Great Southern Blues Festival Cancelled

by Paul Cashmere @paulcashmere on August 26, 2011

in News

The Great Southern Blues Festival, featuring Booker T. Jones, John Butler Trio and Kasey Chambers has been cancelled.

Bluesfest The official statement from promoter Chugg Entertainment reads:

“The organisers of the annual Great Southern Blues Festival, today announce with great disappointment that the event scheduled for the Labour Day Long Weekend; Friday 29th September – Sunday 2nd October, will regrettably be cancelled.

“In this current economic climate, unsatisfactory ticket sales for the event have unfortunately made it impossible for us to proceed. We would like to thank all of the media partners, suppliers and loyal supporters for all of their hard work and commitment to this much-loved event.’

“All patrons are advised that all tickets will be fully refunded directly to the credit card with which they were purchased by Friday 1st September. Any queries pertaining to ticket refunds should be directed to [email protected]

“Great Southern Blues Festival upholds a firm belief in environment, great music and good times. The festival will return in 2012 in full swing with a stellar lineup and continuing energy to bring a super event to its fans”.

Artists scheduled for the festival were:

John Butler Trio – Pete Murray – Kasey Chambers & Band – Blue King Brown 
Booker T. Jones (USA) – Kenny Neal Band (USA) – Blues Caravan ‘Girls with Guitars’ (USA) – Renee Geyer – Bomba – Backsliders – Jeff Lang – Bondi Cigars – Chris Wilson Graveyard Train – Shane Nicholson & Band – Sweethearts – Collard Greens & Gravy The Detonators – Ali Penney & Her West Coast Money Makers Brothers Grim – Mama Kin 
St Peters Blues Band

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