The Blues Preachers (NSW)
The Blues Preachers will take you to another place & time, somewhere between 1920 & 1940. Their music paints a landscape of pre-war struggle & determination with sounds reminiscent of the Deep South.
The Preachers are Brother John on Guitar, Banjo and Vocals, and Captain Bluetongue on Harmonica, Mountain Dulcimer and Vocals
Performing their Blues Rags, Gospel & Hillbilly Folk music, with a powerful simplicity of Driving Finger Style Guitar, Slide Guitar & Harmonica combined with Old School vocal Harmonies create a Traditional un-tarnished sound that will have you on the edge of your seats.
The Blues Preachers will make you dance with joyful country and ragtime blues and send shivers up your spine with their atmospheric feels which echo & pays homage to the sacred sounds of early artists such as Blind Willie Johnson.
“Dry Long So paints a picture of times gone by, of front porch Bluesmen strumming in the dusk, the vocal harmonies an aural delight in the way they intertwine around each, this is indeed a standout album…” Sam Fell, Rhythms Magazine
Their latest release “Dead Catz can Bounce” goes one step further, containing many Original Songs about the Big Issues of today.
After Highly acclaimed performances at the Woodford Folk Festival, The Australian Blues Festival (Goulburn), The Blue Mountains Folk Festival, The West Coast Blues Festival and the East Coast Blues Festival, they have secured a reputation as one of the Best Acoustic Blues and Roots acts in the Country
Visit the Blues Preachers website
Dead Catz can Bounce (2010)
Dry Long So (2008)
Next Stop Beulah Land (2007)
Click here to view the Blues Cds & DVDs currently available from this website or in-store at the Goulburn Visitor Information Centre.