THE BRODIE GRAHAM BAND – Thursday 24th July

The Brodie Graham Band

Brodie Graham is one of the hottest emerging talents in the Australian Blues scene. An amazing dexterity on the guitar is combined with a sensibility and taste that shows incredible maturity for such a young player. The rich history of the blues is reflected yet modernised in his live performances with toe-tapping swings, infectious shuffles, clever funk, awe-inspiring jazz, and heart wrenching soul tunes all illustrated with Brodie’s unbelievable feel for the guitar.

Check out Brodie’s brand new single
“I Can’t Go Wrong”

CHUKALE – Friday 25th July

CHUKALE

Chukale Afro-Cuban Salsa Ensemble Directed by percussionist and lead singer Gustavo Cereijo, eleven-piece Afro-Cuban Salsa ensemble Chukale has been delighting Australian audiences since 2005. A benchmark for Latin American music in Australia, Chukale has supported touring international Salsa icons Sonora Carruseles from Colombia, Venezuela’s multiple Grammy award-winner Los Amigos Invisibles and Grammy award-winning Cuban cultural institution Los Van Van and Afro-Cuban All Stars.

THE HI-BOYS – Saturday 26th July

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A four peice rockabilly band based on the Sunny Coast, with Jeff on the drums, Jimbob Jimmy, on electric guitar playing licks that will make you bop, Spud on the double bass slapping it like there’s no tommorrow, and Scottie on the acoustic guitar and vocals. With the whole band doing vocals The Hi-Boys fires up a toe tapping juke joint jumping wild rockabilly sound sure to get you dixie fried and having a ball.

THE BRODIE GRAHAM BAND – Thursday 31st July

The Brodie Graham Band

Brodie Graham is one of the hottest emerging talents in the Australian Blues scene. An amazing dexterity on the guitar is combined with a sensibility and taste that shows incredible maturity for such a young player. The rich history of the blues is reflected yet modernised in his live performances with toe-tapping swings, infectious shuffles, clever funk, awe-inspiring jazz, and heart wrenching soul tunes all illustrated with Brodie’s unbelievable feel for the guitar.

Check out Brodie’s brand new single
“I Can’t Go Wrong”

CHOCOLATE STRINGS + SCHOOLFIGHT – Friday 1st August

CHOCOLATE STRINGS

8 piece Brisbane Polynesian ‘soul, reggae, dub’ band CHOCOLATE STRINGS are still riding on the success of their latest single PLAYING PRETEND and heading back up to the Sunshine Coast for a double headliner show at Solbar, Maroochydore. No rest for this seasoned outfit after recently returning from a tour that saw them all way down to Melbourne and at Peak Festival, Perisher Valley.

This time they bring them long time friends SCHOOLFIGHT who have been blazing their ‘groove’d-out hip hop funk’ to audiences up to Cairns and back as well the recent Jurassic 5 support.

Kicking off at 8pm, Solbar hosts a night full of dancefloor madness. Continue reading

PRO VITA – Saturday 2nd August

PRO VITA

The Pro Vita ladz have been hibernating slightly in this freezing Queensland winter, working on some new material while sitting inside crying looking at the continuously small winter swells.

After little discussion/thought it was decided to come out of said hibernation not long after Splendour in the Grass to party at Solbar…with Rad legends Luno coming to party from the even colder lands of Toowoomba. Locals Tongue Tied Thieves will also be along for the ride.