Memphis Blues Challenge

ATTENTION: Musicians in Queensland and over the border in Northern NSW. After a few years' hiatus, BASEQ is holding another Memphis Blues Challenge on Sunday, August 16 in West End. For those who don't know about its purpose, the musician (solo, duo or band) who is classed as the best performance on the day will have the opportunity to represent BASEQ and Queensland at the International Blues Challenge (IBC) held in Memphis, TN, USA the following year. From past musicians who have been at the IBC, they [...]

By |2020-03-19T18:41:18+10:00March 19th, 2020|News, Reviews and Events|

Josh Cheyenne – Natural Blues

Recently I was at The Colonel's "legendary" Blues Jam at the Morrison Hotel Woolloongabba and ran into Josh Cheyenne, who - as was mentioned earlier in the day - had just released his first CD. So I bailed Josh up just outside the restaurant and pressed him for details ... Congrats on the release of your new CD. Many thanks! I've been more of a side-man for others, on lapsteel and slide-guitar over the years so didn't concentrate on my own recordings, or my own lineup [...]

By |2020-03-01T17:26:30+10:00March 1st, 2020|(deault)|

BASEQ Memberships – How-To Create Your Profile

The BASEQ webiste has the ability for members to update their personal information, and to create a profile (that could be useful to for musicians in promotion). To do so needs to ensure the members can log in. If you signed up as a BASEQ member via the website, you will already have created your login email address and password. You can skip the first part of these instructions. Some BASEQ supporters, however, have taken out BASEQ membership by not using the website sign-up. These instructions will [...]

By |2020-02-19T14:24:01+10:00February 19th, 2020|Club Stuff|

2020 Agnes Blues, Roots & Rock Festival

AGNES BLUES, ROOTS & ROCK FESTIVAL Venue – SES Grounds, Captain Cook Drive, Seventeen Seventy. Festival Dates – Friday 21st February to Sunday 23rd February 2020. #AGNESBLUESFEST 2020 SET TO LIFT OFF THIS WEEKEND The annual Agnes Blues, Roots & Rock Festival is set to lift off at the SES Grounds in Agnes Water & 1770 from 4pm this Friday 21st February. With the Festival in its 13th year, the twin towns of Agnes Water & 1770 in the Great Barrier Reef’s Sensational Deep South will once [...]

By |2020-02-18T08:55:54+10:00February 18th, 2020|News, Reviews and Events|

Girrakool Blues Festival and BBQ

Some people I know went to the Girrakool Blues festival this year and had a fabulous time. It's held on the Central Coast NSW, near Kariong, and according to Google Maps it's a 9 hour drive from Brisbane, so not too far down the Pacific Hwy. The Girrkool Blues festival is on 6-8 March next year. There is a great lineup for 2020. Have a look at this link to see who's going to be playing at it https://girrakoolblues.com.au/category/2020-artists/ For our BASEQ members, they've offered us a [...]

By |2020-02-18T08:34:59+10:00February 16th, 2020|News, Reviews and Events|