Bluesfest have cancelled their 2020 event. They made an announcement on Facebook this morning.
Bluesfest is loved for its ability to bring music of all genres together. This year Nash Chambers presents the Australian Americana Music Honours Music Awards with John Butler, Kasey Chmbers, Ash Grunwald, Hussy Hicks, The Waifs, The War and Treaty, Henry Wagons and Troy Cassar-Daley. Troy spoke with The Echo about just how much he loves being part of the Bluesfest program.
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