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PROUDLY SUPPORTING SOUTH AUSTRALIAN ROOTS & BLUES SINCE 2013

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The Adelaide Roots and Blues Association 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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ARBA Youth in Blues closing concert


It was a brilliant afternoon and full-house  at the ARBA Youth in Blues end of program concert held at Star Theatres on the 31st of October (photos below)!
 
Congratulations to all the participants for their efforts and to program mentors Erica Graf, Evan Whetter, Mario Marino and Steve Wilson for a job well done!
 
The future of blues in SA is in good hands!

More info on ARBA Youth In Blues program

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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2021 Youth in Blues concert (Star Theatre)

Meet The Commitee

PRESIDENT
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Steve von Der Borch

SECRETARY
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Julie Kaesler

TREASURER
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Grant Wilson

YOUTH IN BLUES
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Erica Graf

EVENTS

Greg Naulty

ARBA
COMMITEE

Steve von Der Borch

Grant Wilson

Julie Kaesler

Dennis Kipridis

Erica Graff

Evan Whetter

Michael Winter

Paul Heuer

Mark Kinsley 

Greg Naulty

Bruce Mattingly

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Seasonal Shows

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.