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Review of River Heads Rocks Festival 2022.

Review and photos by Donna Hourigan An easy three and a half hour drive north of Brisbane brings you to the gates of Fraser Coast RV Park, the site of a new and exciting music calendar event, the ‘River Heads Rocks Festival’. Think early Mitchell Creek Rock ’n' Blues Fest, intimate, community driven, committed to supporting local artists and the discovery of new talent. The festival first launched in 2021 with a lineup featuring EightBall Aitken, The Rolling Stones Experience and The Miz Bully Band. June [...]

By |2022-08-17T21:42:01+10:00August 17th, 2022|(default)|

Back In The Day: Fords Music Store and Home Grown Amplification

By Tony De Caria and Les FORDS BLUES CONNECTION Now that I think of it all these years later, Fords was destined to have a heavy blues influence many years before I got there. The Purple Hearts had completely blown away three kids at a venue across the road in Stanley St. called “The Bowl”. We had been having guitar lessons for some months and had at the time become rather bored with Shadows instrumentals and the top 40 hits played by the resident bands, finding [...]

By |2021-05-12T19:03:04+10:00May 12th, 2021|Back In The Day, The Groove|

Back In The Day … Keith “Stretch” Kerwin Remembers.

Hi Folks, this is basically the remnants of memories about the early days of the Brisbane music scene from individual personal perspectives .. and for all  intents and purposes concentrating more towards the 'Blues' scenario. My name's Keith Kerwin but possibly more Sanctuary - L-R Mal Logan, Barry Sullivan, Keith "Stretch" Kerwin and Adrian Payne [drums] well known via my nickname 'Stretch'. I was born and raised in Coorparoo, Brisbane, in May, 1949 ... so that makes me approaching my 72nd birthday. I'm the youngest [...]

By |2021-02-24T02:28:39+10:00February 24th, 2021|Back In The Day, The Groove|

Back in the Day… Introduction by Mick Power

Welcome to a new series titled “Back In The Day” as we go down memory lane in Brisbane, North / South Coast regions and give us some unusual info that happened in the day, covering from 1950 – to say 1980’s. For those of you who do not know me, my name is Mick Power and I am one third of “The GrooveMasters”.  I grew up in Brisbane and from the mid 60’s I was involved in the music business here in South East Qld and in [...]

By |2021-02-24T01:55:09+10:00February 24th, 2021|Back In The Day, The Groove|