SAT Stage 2 11:30am – 1:00pm The Guitarists
SUN Lecture Hall 3:00 – 4:00pm
Performing on average 150 shows a year across Australia, New Zealand and the USA Nick Charles is known internationally as “Australia’s virtuoso of acoustic roots and blues”. He has released a dozen albums on Australian and US labels including his latest “The River Flows” which has seen him awarded the 2016 “Album of the Year”, “Song of the Year” and “Solo Performer of the Year” in the blues scene. He was named “Port Fairy Folk Festival Artist of the Year 2014” and is a twice winner of the Australian Song Contest. His latest accolade is the 2016 “Age” Blues album of the Year. He has toured with and supported artists including John Hammond, Guy Clarke, Ralph McTell, Robben Ford, Junior Wells and BB King and toured the US ten times in recent years. This is finger picking roots music magic and a lifetime’s stories and songs from the world’s musical highways.