Newsletter – Volume 23 – Issue 01

 

First Artist Announcement

Missy Higgins at 23rd Blue Mountains Festival of Folk, Roots and Blues
Missy Higgins (photo: Cybele-Malinowski)
Kate Miller-Heidke at 23rd Blue Mountains Festival of Folk, Roots and Blues
Kate Miller-Heidke

BMMF 2018 will feature two home-grown female musical talents as part of an amazing lineup for its 23rd festival in Katoomba. Multiple ARIA Award-winning singer-songwriter Missy Higgins will be making her first appearance, and the multi-talented Kate Miller-Heidke is making a very welcome return.

Paul Grabowsky and Lior at 23rd Blue Mountains Festival of Folk, Roots and Blues
Paul Grabowsky and Lior (photo: Simon Shift)

Melbourne singer-songwriter Lior will also be returning in duo format with the internationally renowned musician Paul Grabowsky. Adding to that classical flavour are guitar legends, The Grigoryan Brothers, who are teaming up with multi-instrumentalist Adam Page. Also gracing our stages will be Australian legend Archie Roach and his band as well as Sydney’s The Backsliders who are making a long-awaited return.

Archie Roach at 23rd Blue Mountains Festival of Folk, Roots and Blues
Archie Roach

Heading up the 17 International acts are Harry Manx (Canada), Steve Poltz (Canada), While & Matthews (UK) and Braebach (Scotland). Also adding a distinctive Bluegrass flavour for 2018 are: Peter Rowan Band (USA), Nashville’s 10 String Symphony (USA), Flats and Sharps (UK) and Brothers Comatose (USA).

Keep an eye on our Facebook page for more announcements.

https://www.facebook.com/BlueMountainsMusicFestival/

Limited Early bird ticket offer from October 15

For full details of the festival, artists, tickets and anything else you need to know about this unique weekend of music in Katoomba on the rim of a World Heritage wilderness, go to www.bmff.org.au