Bluesfest Touring is proud to present a double-bill of impeccable pedigree - 2 sons of N'Awlins - both with roots in that same hallowed city, celebrate the diversity of New Orleans Blues.
First onstage, the voodoo-funk, Creole blues of Dr John & The Nite Trippers - then enjoy the R & B and sweet soul/doo-wop from 'the sweetest voice' in music, Aaron Neville.
On his first solo tour of Australia and armed with a canon of hits including I Don't Know Much, Tell it like it is, All of my Life, Everybody Plays the Fool, get ready as Aaron Neville's performances will leave you in a state of bliss and joy. He has received 15 Grammy nominations in 11 categories, enjoyed 5 decades of recording success, both with his Neville Brothers (1 Grammy) and solo and in collaborations and winning two Grammys with Linda Ronstadt and one with Trisha Yearwood. Aaron Neville will also be showcasing his new hit ‘doo-wop' album, co-produced by Keith Richards and Don Was.
Dr John & The Nite Trippers
Dr John is back in town - and he is armed with his new album, Locked Down, his Grammy Award-winning collaboration with Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys, who produced and played guitar. Expect all the hits: Right Place, Wrong Time, Walk On Gilded Splinters, Such a Night and a selection of new songs from this latest raw, emotional and downright catchy CD that is taking Dr John's career to new heights and popularity the world over.