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PROUDLY SUPPORTING SOUTH AUSTRALIAN ROOTS & BLUES SINCE 2013
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Date: 5/11/2022
Subject: Where to find the Blues 12th of May, 2022
From: Mick Young




Welcome to our Weekly Blues News and Gig Guide
12th May, 2022
 
 

The ARBA MEMPHIS BLUES CHALLENGE IS BACK!
 
***Ticket sales now open to the general public!***

Buy 2022 ARBA Memphis Blues Challenge Tickets

After a two-year Covid induced hiatus the ARBA Memphis Blues Challenge returns in 2022!

8 bands and 3 solo/duo acts will compete at Norwood Live for the opportunity to represent ARBA and South Australia at the 2023 International Blues Challenge in Memphis, Tennessee! 
Please note these important dates and put them in your diary. 
Tickets will be on sale soon!

HEAT ONE Saturday 25th June at Norwood Live (Bands only)
1. Chris Finnen Band
2. Stormhorse
3. The Honey Badgers
4. Mojo Dingo

HEAT TWO Saturday 9th July at Norwood Live (Bands only)
1. Nicolina And The Rituals
2. The Nuts
3. Taking Back June
4. The TinMen 

THE FINAL Saturday 27th of August at Norwood Live
Solo/duo acts:
Ben Ford-Davies
Frankie and Savva
Suedan
PLUS the winning bands from heats one and two 

FUNDRAISER: Friday 21st October at Semaphore Workers Club
Featuring the winning band and solo/duo acts plus special guests.

2022 Memphis Blues Challenge Ticket Sales Now Open!
 
Heat One online: $20. At the Door (if available) $25
Heat Two online: $20. At the Door (if available) $25
The Final online: $20. At the Door (if available) $25
***Save! Multi Ticket: Heat One, Heat Two and The Final online $55 Save!***


Buy 2022 ARBA Memphis Blues Challenge Tickets
2022 Memphis Blues Challenge Guitar raffle Tickets
The prize: A brand new Fender Telecaster Player Series in Sunburst with hard case.
Valued at $1200.00. Supplied by Global Music Revolution.
1000 tickets at $5 each. Drawn 11pm, 21st October, 2022 at Semaphore Workers Club.

All raffle proceeds will go toward sending the Memphis Blues Challenge winning acts to the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, USA.
 

Look Slick!
Look like Mick!
 
ARBA Merch Now Available Online

Check out our range of unisex and ladies shirts and our trucker cap.
 

Where to find the blues... on the radio!
  
Your schedule of South Australian blues radio shows (shows are Adelaide based unless indicated otherwise):
 
Monday 9.00-11.00 am: Reverb with Sue Turner | Three d Radio 93.7 FM and Digital
 
Tuesday 2.00-4.00 pm: Oz Blues with Big Bad Kev | 5GTR 100.1 FM (Mount Gambier)
 
Tuesday 7.00-9.00 pm: Confessin' the Blues with Danny Ryan  | 5TCB 98.5 FM (Bordertown)
 
*NEW! Tuesday 10.00-Midnight: Blues Before Midnight with Harold Lindeman  | Coast FM 88.7 FM 

Wednesday 12.00-3.00 pm: Oz Blues with Pappy K | Lofty Radio 88.9 FM (Adelaide Hills)
  
Wednesday 1.00-2.00 pm: Grooving with Sister T with Tess Coleman | Three d Radio 93.7 FM and Digital 
 
Wednesday 2.00-4.00 pm: World Blues Plus with Big Bad Kev | 5GTR 100.1 FM (Mount Gambier)
 
Thursday 7.30-9.00 pm: Blues Power with Mick Young | Three d Radio 93.7 FM and Digital
 
Friday 3.00-6.00 pm: Cooking Along with Kay with Kay Erskine | WOW! 100.5 FM
 
Friday 6.00-7.00 pm: River Blues with Tess Coleman, Dave Hall, Ian Newbery, William Ehmcke, Trish Nacey | 5mbs 99.9 FM
 
Saturday 6.30-8.00 pm: Saturday Blues with Rob and Tommy Eyers | Radio Adelaide 101.5 FM and Digital 
 
Saturday 7.00-9.00 pm: River Blues with Terry Heazlewood, Tess Coleman, Dave Hall, Ian Newbery, William Ehmcke | 5MBS 99.9 FM
 
Sunday 2.00-4.00 pm: Orange Blossom Special with Christine | Coast FM 88.7 FM
 
Sunday 4.00-6.00 pm (repeated Thursday 10.00 am) : The Indigo Show  with Vivian | Tribe FM 91.1 FM

www.SABLUES.org
Roots and Blues Podcasts
Jerome Douvendahns from www.SABLUES.org presents 2 podcasts each month:
Blues Time draws its play list from acoustic and electric blues.
Roots Rendezvous presents a selection from the genres of roots, alt. country, progressive folk and alt. rock.

**Please note that every effort is made to ensure these listings are correct. Late changes can occur and we recommend verifying gigs with organisers/venues/acts.
 
**Why is my gig not listed? Have you sent details to gigguide@arba.net.au ?
DEADLINE 8.00 PM Wednesdays
MAY
 
Thursday, May 12
*Dusty Lee's Blues Jam Thursdays @ Memphis Slim's House of Blues 7.00 pm 
22 Gilbert Place, Adelaide
 
*Cal Williams Jr. @ Gilbert St Hotel 7.00 pm 
88 Gilbert St, Adelaide
 
*Ollie Kabbani @ Baddog 8.00 pm 
Hyde St, Adelaide
 
*The T-Bones @ The Gov (Gallery Stage) 8.30 pm
59 Port Rd, Hindmarsh

Friday, May 13
*Cal Williams Jr followed by Stefan Hauk @ Memphis Slim's 7.00 pm
22 Gilbert Place, Adelaide
 
*One More Mile @ Semaphore Workers Club 7.30
93 Esplanade, Semaphore
 
*The Fallen Saints with Stefan Hauk @ The Wheatsheaf Hotel 7.30
39 George St, Thebarton
 
*River Rats @ Club Fleurieu 7.30
140-142 Main South Rd, Yankalilla
 
*Max Savage and the False Idols @ Grace Emily Hotel 9.00
232 Waymouth St, Adelaide
 
Saturday, May 14
*Keith Hall and Heathen Soul @ The Grove Shack 7.00 pm
41 High St, Wirrabara
 
*Sexy Boys Blues Band @ Memphis Slim's 9.00 pm
22 Gilbert Place, Adelaide
 
*The Honey Badgers @ The Murray Delta Juke Joint 8.00 pm 
4 Dowdodd Cres, Goolwa
 
Sunday, May 15
*River Rats @ Coorong Cafe 12.00 pm
Sugars Ave, Hindmarsh Island
 
*Smokin' Crocs @ Three Brothers Arms 1.30 pm
40 Venables St, Macclesfield
 
*Mick Kidd with Dave Blight @ Shapeshifter Brewing Co. 2.00 pm
2/54 Crittenden Rd, Findon

*Lazy Eye followed by Jesse Deane-Freeman and the Rhythm Aces @ Semaphore Workers Club 3.30 pm
93 Esplanade, Semaphore
 
Thursday, May 19
*Dusty Lee's Blues Jam Thursdays @ Memphis Slim's House of Blues 7.00 pm 
22 Gilbert Place, Adelaide
 
*Trav Collins @ NOLA 8.00 pm 
28 Vardon Ave, Adelaide
 
Friday, May 20
*Kym Warner with Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch @ Club 5082 7.00 pm
126 Prospect Rd, Prospect
 
*Suedan @ Memphis Slim's 7.00 pm
22 Gilbert Place, Adelaide
 
*Stormhorse @ Exeter Hotel 7.00 pm
264 Rundle St, Adelaide
 
*"Song From the Edge of the World" with Steve Lennox and the Keepers @ SA Maritime Museum 6.30 pm
126 Lipson St, Port Adelaide
 
*The Hawkins Band @ Semaphore Workers Club 7.30
93 Esplanade, Semaphore
 
*Mike Elrington @ Whyalla Left Hand Club 8.30
12 Dick St, Whyalla

Saturday, May 21
*Keith Hall and Heathen Soul @ Clare Castle Hotel 7.00 pm
105 Main St, Kapunda
 
*Rat Tamango (album launch) @ Lion Arts Factory 7.30 pm 
68 North Terrace, Adelaide
 
*Mike Elrington @ Three Brothers Arms 8.00
42 Venables St, Macclesfield
 
*Dusty Lee and Friends @ Memphis Slim's 9.00 pm
22 Gilbert Place, Adelaide
 
*Kym Warner with Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch @ Stone Pony 7.00
175 Main Rd, Willunga
 
*"Bluesapolooza" with Chris Finnen and Gwyn Ashton, supported by Sam Hissey @ Chapel Theatre 7.30
14 Commercial Rd, Strathalbyn
 
Sunday, May 22
*"Blues at UKRAINEstock Fundraiser" with Road Wings, Adelaide Blues Lounge Allstars and The Rhythm Cats @ British Workingmen's Club Club 1.00
11 Davis St Wingfield
 
*The Boogiemen @ Semaphore Workers Club 3.30
93 Esplanade, Semaphore
 
*Chris Finnen Band supported by Front Bar Antics @ The Wheatsheaf hotel 4.00
39 George St, Thebarton
 
*Mike Elrington @ The Gov (front bar) 5.00 pm
59 Port Rd, Hindmarsh
 
Thursday, May 26
*Dusty Lee's Blues Jam Thursdays @ Memphis Slim's House of Blues 7.00 pm 
22 Gilbert Place, Adelaide
 
*Keith Hall and Heathen Soul @ Gilbert St Hotel 7.00 pm
88 Gilbert St, Adelaide
 
Friday, May 27
*Zkye and Damo followed by Stefan Hauk @ Memphis Slim's House of Blues 7.00 pm 
22 Gilbert Place, Adelaide
 
*The Fallen Saints @ Semaphore Workers Club 7.30
93 Esplanade, Semaphore
 
*Blueprint @ Stein's Taphouse 8.00
28 Tanunda Rd, Nuriootpa
 
Saturday, May 28
*Robben Ford @ The Gov (main room) 7.30 pm 
59 Port Rd, Hindmarsh
 
*Cal Williams Jr. Blues Band @ Memphis Slim's House of Blues 9.00 pm 
22 Gilbert Place, Adelaide
 
Sunday, May 29
*The Cool McCools @ Semaphore Workers Club 3.30
93 Esplanade, Semaphore
JUNE
 
Thursday, June 2
*Dusty Lee's Blues Jam Thursdays @ Memphis Slim's House of Blues 7.00 pm 
22 Gilbert Place, Adelaide
 
Friday, June 3
*ARBA and Club 5082 presents: An Evening of Gospel Blues with Kings and Associates and Nikko & Snooks @ Club 5082 (Payinthi) 7.00 pm 
126 Prospect Rd, Prospect
 
Saturday, June 4
*Keith Hall and Heathen Soul @ Burra Hotel 4.00 pm 
5 Market St, Burra
 
Sunday, June 5
*Red Earth Blues Band @ South Port Surf Life Saving Club 12.00 pm 
Off Weatherald Tce, Port Noarlunga South
 
Thursday, June 9
*Dusty Lee's Blues Jam Thursdays @ Memphis Slim's House of Blues 7.00 pm 
22 Gilbert Place, Adelaide
 
Saturday, June 11
*"Blues Power" with Darren Jack and Simon Kinny-Lewis supported by Mojo Dingo and Dr Chris and the Redeemers @ Port Noarlunga Bowls Club 6.00 pm 
66A River Rd, Port Noarlunga
  
Thursday, June 16
*Dusty Lee's Blues Jam Thursdays @ Memphis Slim's House of Blues 7.00 pm 
22 Gilbert Place, Adelaide
 
*"Tracing the Roots of the Blues" with Rick Melick @ The Wheatsheaf Hotel 7.30 pm 
39 George St, Thebarton
 
Saturday, June 18
*"Tracing the Roots of the Blues" with Rick Melick @ The Gov Balcony Bar 7.30 pm 
59 Port Rd, Hindmarsh
 
*Blue Print @ The Alma Hotel 8.30 pm 
11 Hill St, Willunga
 
Sunday, June 19
*"Tracing the Roots of the Blues" with Rick Melick @ Three Brothers Arms 2.00 pm 
40 Venables St, Macclesfield
 
*Hoy-Hoy! supported by Don Morrison @ The Arkaba Hotel (Top Room) 3.00 pm
150 Glen Osmond Rd, Fullarton
  
Thursday, June 23
*Dusty Lee's Blues Jam Thursdays @ Memphis Slim's House of Blues 7.00 pm 
22 Gilbert Place, Adelaide
 
Thursday, June 23
*Dusty Lee's Blues Jam Thursdays @ Memphis Slim's House of Blues 7.00 pm 
22 Gilbert Place, Adelaide
 
Saturday, June 25
*"HEAT ONE: 2022 ARBA Memphis Blues Challenge" @ Norwood Live (Norwood Hotel Function Centre)
Chris Finnen Band
Stormhorse
The Honey Badgers
Mojo Dingo
97 The Parade, Norwood
 
*"Take Me To The River (Gospel Blues Show)" Kings and Associates with Nikko and Snooks @ Murray Delta Juke Joint 7.00 pm 
4 Dowdodd Cres, Goolwa South
JULY
 
Saturday, July 9
*"HEAT TWO: 2022 ARBA Memphis Blues Challenge" @ Norwood Live (Norwood Hotel Function Centre)
Nicolina and the Rituals
The Nuts
Taking Back June
The TinMen Blues Band
97 The Parade, Norwood
AUGUST
 
Saturday, August 27
*"THE FINAL: 2022 ARBA Memphis Blues Challenge" @ Norwood Live (Norwood Hotel Function Centre)
BANDS
The Two Winning bands from the Heats
SOLO/DUOS
Ben Ford-Davies
Frankie and Savva
Suedan
97 The Parade, Norwood




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