Mitchell Creek Rock ‘N’ Blues Fest 2020 – The Show Must Go On!

Mitchell Creek Rock ‘N’ Blues Fest 2020 - The Show Must Go On! Story by Tracey Hammell Jimmy Budgen, Festival Director, Mitchell Creek Rock 'N' Blues Fest. Mitchell Creek Rock ‘N’ Blues Fest is the first music festival to be successfully awarded the COVID Clean Practicing Business Program certification and given the green light to go ahead this September, paving the way for other festivals to follow!  With all the uncertainty surrounding COVID-19, you may well be wondering how this magically came about. Well, [...]

By |2020-06-19T18:54:58+10:00June 18th, 2020|The Groove|

BASEQ Raffle Postponement

BASEQ is sad to announce we are postponing the draw of our current raffle indefinitely due to the current social distancing circumstances surrounding the COVID 19 pandemic. BASEQ President Paulette Steele will contact ticket holders directly in the coming weeks. If you do not receive a communication please message us via Facebook or email BASEQ at president@baseq.org.au Tickets already purchased will be honoured at the time of the new draw. Ticket holders, who wish to, can obtain a full refund. Please message us via Facebook or [...]

By |2020-04-24T14:48:16+10:00April 24th, 2020|Club Stuff|

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, [...]

By |2020-04-24T14:43:24+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|