Blair Dunlop Australian Tour Dates

By November 30, 2017Blair Dunlop, Latest News

Blair Dunlop, the award-winning British singer, songwriter and guitarist returns to Australia in 2018. Blair will be performing headline shows in Sydney and Cronulla and will feature at this years Blue Mountains Music Festival. Blair will also perform at MODERN FOLK! FROM THE UK at the Thornbury Theatre Melbourne with fellow UK artists Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker direct from their performance at Port Fairy Folk Festival.

Blair Dunlop is a captivating vocalist, phenomenal guitarist and writer of songs of the deepest lyrical and musical maturity. He scooped the prestigious Horizon Award at the 2013 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards. Richard Thompson was so impressed with Dunlop that he gave him a previously unrecorded composition – Seven Brothers – for inclusion on his debut.

Blair has recently been in the studio with producer and collaborator Ed Harcourt (Sophie Ellis Bextor, Paloma Faith, Marianne Faithfull, the Libertines) working on his new album, scheduled for release in early 2018.

“…. Dunlop brings an air of tenacity while displaying a fine repertoire of well-crafted songs spanning traditional and contemporary.  He’s determinedly taking the traditions of folk in his own direction” THE INDEPENDENT

“…his guitar playing ranks him alongside the likes of some of the folk masters.” Sonic Bandwagon

“…Dunlop gives a master-class”  Louder than War

TOUR DATES

Fri 9th March – Sun 11th March  Port Fairy Folk Festival 
Wed 14th March  The Thornbury Theatre Melbourne 
Fri 16th – Sun 18th March Blue Mountains Music Festival 
Wed 21st March LeadBelly, Sydney 
Thur 22nd March The Brass Monkey, Cronulla

Artist Links
Website: http://www.blairdunlop.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/blairdunlopmusic
Twitter: http://twitter.com/blairdunlop
Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/user/BlairDunlopMusic