Albany’s renowned Liberté Bar plays host to the Great Southern’s first Festival club. Guest musicians play everything from gypsy jazz to foot stomping country blues, jug band zaniness to fiddle cracking bluegrass. Join the crowd of revellers and enjoy fine wines and beers from around the world. The Festival club is the perfect place to celebrate the closing weekend of the Festival.
Belleville are masters of the gypsy-jazz genre that set Europe alight in the 30s and 40s. This is music that will have you toe-tapping and swing dancing your way around the antique furniture and red velvet curtains.
The Seals fill dance floors wherever they play. They serve it up hoe-down-style on fiddle, banjo, mandolin, guitar, harmonica and double bass.
Blind Bill Lawrie and his band lead us through gravelly blues and rags, from the country blues of the outback towns of America to the big city blues of Chicago.
Sat 8 Feb 2014
A king of modern soul and an integral part of music history, Booker T Jones delivers bedrock grooves, stomping percussion and sultry organ work.
Fri 28 Feb 2014
A tale of gods and goddesses, undying love and endless battles, told by a single narrator whose enigmatic stories reverberate with today’s head...
Tue 25 Feb 2014
While remaining true to their Irish roots, Altan imbues the music of their homeland with a fresh and bewitching charm.