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The Adelaide Roots and Blues Association (ARBA) was formed in Adelaide, South Australia in 2013 and was incorporated on the 4th of December, 2014. It has not-for-profit status and the following broad aims:

  • To support and promote South Australian roots and blues artists locally, nationally and internationally 
  • To promote and foster a wider appreciation of roots and blues music
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Chris Finnen

ARBA PATRON

One of South Australia’s gem stones of  musicianship, and embracing a strong  sense of community, Chris Finnen is often  referred to as the ‘guitarist’s guitarist’.  Chris is proud to be the patron of the  Adelaide Roots and Blues Association.








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ARBA Presents Autumn Blues with Rod Paine & the Fulltime Lovers

supported by
The Shuffle Shack


Saturday 23rd of March at Norwood Live
Doors 7.00pm 

Veteran Melbourne 5 piece blues band Rod Paine & the Fulltime Lovers play Adelaide for the very first time!
This one-off show will be the SA launch of their new album "Dirt on Velvet".
 
Admission:
$35 online (no booking fees!)
$45 at the door (if available)

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ARBA
COMMITEE

Steve von Der Borch

Grant Wilson

Bruce Mattingly
Peter Ferguson
Jane Ferguson
Michael Hutton
Peter Nixon



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2023 Xmas shows at Semaphore Workers Club

Background photo from the "Deep South" - South Australian Rhythm & Blues CD, released 1994.
The Adelaide Roots & Blues Association would like to dearly thank 
Frank Lang (Executive Producer)
 & Dennis Kipridis (Art Director) along with acknowledging all involved in the Deep South CD project, at the time, proudly promoting Blues and Roots music from South Australia.