DEEP SOUTH – ROOTS, BLUES & FOLK FESTIVAL
@ The Governor Hindmarsh Hotel
Fri Nov 28, Sat Nov 29 & Sun 30 2014
Ticketing ( link below )
3-day Ticket = $100 + bf full price
Fri Ticket = $31 + bf + ($29 for 2-course dinner, call 8340 0744 to book)
Sat Ticket = $49 + bf
Sun Ticket = $33 + bf
Gravy Train Promotions presents the 3rd Deep South – Roots, Blues & Folk Festival set over 3 days at The Gov from November 28-30, 2014.
The Festival continues to grow, as well as showcase the best local and interstate talent across the roots, blues and folk genres. The interstate contingent has also expanded to include the incredible talents of Mojo Juju, Lloyd Spiegel, Claude Hay and Kevin Borich to name a few.
Now over 3 days, Deep South will once again be given free reign over The Gov to tailor each room into unique stages, providing a true festival atmosphere within the walls of the Venue, Restaurant and Front Bar.
DAY 1 – WOMEN SING THE BLUES – FRIDAY, 28 NOVEMBER
Doors @ 7.30pm, Tickets $31 + booking fee
Dinner & Show tickets (incl. 2 course meal) $60 + bf bookings essential on 8340 0744)
A night dedicated to 3 significant SA female performers, each performing a one off event dedicated to prominent Female Blues singers from the past 50 years:
(performing songs of ETTA JAMES & KOKO TAYLOR)
- GAIL PAGE
(performing songs of ANN PEEBLES & MAVIS STAPLE)
- CARLA LIPPIS
(performing songs of BILLY HOLIDAY & MAHALIA JACKSON)
DAY 2 - ROOTS EXTRAVAGANZA – SATURDAY, 29 NOVEMBER
(3 STAGES, 18 BANDS)
Doors @ 2.30pm, Tickets $49 + booking fee
Come and witness this amazing day/night music event. The Gov gets transformed into 3 separate themed venues; the STARRY NIGHT stage, the PURPLE PIT & the “BARN HOUSE. Performing in no particular order:
- KEVIN BORICH (Qld)
- MOJO JUJU (Vic)
- LIOYD SPIEGEL (Vic)
- CLAUDE HAY (Vic)
- THE HIPTONES
- THE STREAMLINERS
- HUCKLEBERRY SWEDES
- THE TIMBERS
- KELLY MENHENNNETT BAND
- THE BAKER’S DIGEST
- STEVE BROWN BAND
- NIKKO & SNOOKS
- LAZY EYE
- FILTHY LUCRE
- THE SAUCERMEN
- BEC & THE BIG RIVER (Vic)
- BILLY BOB’S BBQ BOYS
- TRAVIS TAYLOR & ONE MORE MILE.
DAY 3 – UP CLOSE & PERSONAL – SUNDAY, 30 NOVEMBER
(Limited seats available)
Doors @ 11.45am, Tickets $33 + booking fee.
This event in 2013 was an instant hit. Come and experience an Intimate and up close & personal performance of 6 artists in an intimate Nightclub environment in the PURPLE PIT venue. Last year you could hear a pin drop as the performances were so intense. Don’t miss out!
- RAY BEADLE (NSW)
- HAT FITZ & CARA ROBINSON (Qld)
- GLENN SKUTHORPE
- STEVE BROWN & JESSE DEANE-FREEMAN
- CARLA LIPPIS & STEVE PEDERSON
- SAM J BRITTAIN
The Governor Hindmarsh’s main concert area will become "The Starry Night Stage" for Deep South, while the venue’s dining room will become "The Purple Pit" with a music "club house" feel and which will also host a late night session. The front bar area will be Billy Bob’s BBQ “Barn House” Jam Room with a Juke Joint/hoe down feel to it which will be hosted by guitarist and singer Billy Bob Rankine in much the same way as Monday evening’s Billy Bob’s BBQ Jam at the Grace Emily featuring bands, individual artist and jams.
Other Deep South activities will include family friendly ones such as face painting, children’s arts and crafts areas and a children’s menu with the kitchen staying open for all meals till late.
There will also be merchandise and artist signing sessions.