Blues on Broadbeach through Asian Eyes

ANSOM LAM I am an international university student from Hong Kong and I have been living here on the Gold Coast since 2014 but the Blues on Broadbeach Music Festival has been a real eye-opener for me. Hong Kong is a huge ‘Sleepless City’ where life … [Read more...]

Enjoying Genevieve Chadwick

RISAKO ASAHI Genevieve Chadwick is one of Australia's most outstanding emerging female blues musicians and she is on-stage every day of the Blues on Broadbeach free music festival. Genevieve played Blues on Broadbeach for the first time four years … [Read more...]

Peter McFarlane and the Sidewinders: walk away from our gig uplifted

WAI YEUNG Peter McFarlane and the Sidewinders was the first band to play the Surf Parade stage at the Blues on Broadbeach free music festival this year. The first show was a huge success for the Surf Parade stage. The crowd rocked up to the stage … [Read more...]

Eat to the Beat at Blues on Broadbeach

RISAKO ASAHI The Surf Parade stage popped up overnight at the Blues on the Broadbeach free music festival and is running hot until 10:15pm tonight, Friday 20th May. “Aura” is one of the nearby restaurants in Broadbeach and on Surf Parade Street and … [Read more...]

Broadbeach on Fire

ANSOM LAM This is the tremendous day for the Gold Coast with the huge free music festival Blues on Broadbeach on fire on its second day: Friday 20 May. There are lots of performers who will play this event including  famous artists such as Big … [Read more...]

Schoolyard Blues Rock Broadbeach

NEEKAH STRICKLAND The sun was shining bright this morning and excitement was in the air as Griffith University’s Schoolyard Blues scheme rocked on in Victoria Park, Broadbeach. School students from all over the Gold Coast eagerly waited for their … [Read more...]

Adam Hole Band rocks Blues on Broadbeach

RISAKO ASAHI Blues on the Broadbeach rocked out to the Adam Hole Band on the first day of the free music festival. The band offered not only great songs but also astounding instrumental technique. Adam Hole has an awesome guitar style that lifts … [Read more...]

Jan Preston Glitters in Broadbeach

NEEKAH STRICKLAND Jan Preston’s Boogie Circus hit the Broadbeach Mall stage this afternoon at Blues on Broadbeach Music Festival but there were no tigers or clowns to be seen. However when Jan appeared onstage in a silver sequinned dress the … [Read more...]

Lloyd Spiegel, Bluesman

RISAKO ASAHI Lloyd Spiegel is a driving force in blues music and one of the most respected guitarists in Australia. He was recently named in Australian Guitar Magazine’s list of the 50 top Australian guitarists. From an early age Lloyd has toured … [Read more...]

Blues on Broadbeach: The Excitement Builds

WAI YEUNG The Blues on Broadbeach free music festival started in this morning 19th May. The artists are excited to perform and fully prepared to make the most of their time at the beach city. People and families coming to the main stage … [Read more...]