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The Wilson Pickers reunite for Bluesfest and album number 3

 

Australia’s favourite country rock bluegrass outfit, The Wilson Pickers are pleased to announce the triumphant return of fellow picker, Danny Widdicombe. Danny returns to the band after successful treatment for a second bout of leukemia.

They also welcome back with open arms, banjo player Ben Salter who has returned to the band after a short hiatus to work on his solo album.

Following the news of the returning band members, the long time festival favourites have now been added to the 2013 BLUESFEST line-up along with Ben Harper, Santana, Iggy and the Stooges and Wilco. 

The good news just keeps on coming! The band will also be returning to the studio early next year to record their 3rd album.

The Wilson Pickers have previously been nominated for Best Blues & Roots Album ARIA Awards for their 2008 release Land of the Powerful Owl and their 2010 release Shake It Down.

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Joseph Tawadros hits #1 on the ARIA Core Classical Chart

ABC Classic are delighted to announce that Joseph Tawadros’ new album, Live at the Sydney Opera House, is the #1 album on the ARIA Core Classical Chart for the week beginning June 29, 2020.

Aussie Indie record sector grew by $33m over the last four years

Aussie Indie Record Sector grew by $33m over the last four years

Ya like jazz? You will after listening to these albums

Think jazz is just three guys in suits scatting? Think again! There’s a whole world of different jazz genres that are sure to suit any musical tastes.

Rising country star Emmagen Rain tops triple j chart

Murwillumbah singer-songwriter Emmagen Rain has been making a splash on the country music scene recently and now the Australian charts are reflecting the young star's hard work with her latest sing

Rising country star Emmagen Rain tops triple j chart

Murwillumbah singer-songwriter Emmagen Rain has been making a splash on the country music scene recently and now the Australian charts are reflecting the young star's hard work with her latest sing

Five Times The Wiggles Lent A Helping Hand

The world needs all the help it can get at the moment and you’d be hard-pressed to find a group of people more willing to lend a hand than The Wiggles!

Country star Jody Direen’s brush with cyber hackers

Music fans bought $7.3 million worth of music and merch on Friday

Music fans have put over $7.3 million (US$4.3 million) directly into artists' pockets around the world via online music platform Bandcamp's

Global vinyl production threatened by massive production plant fire

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Four Indigenous artists that you need in your musical rotation

You might know Deadly Hearts as the album collection that features some of the best Indigenous artists Australia has to offer.