1:45 – 3:00pm, Sunday 4 November, Blues stage
Spanning various genres the neo blues act Kings & Associates live show is both powerful and poignant. Winners of 3 Chain awards and nominated in every category at the 2018 Australian Blues Music Awards Kings & Associateshave just released their 2nd album Tales of a Rich Girl … tracked in LA with industry legend and 7 x Grammy winner Jim Scott, and mixed in Nashville by 4 X Grammy winner Vance Powell. 2018 sees the Kings perform at the prestigious WOMADelaide Fest, plus Blenhiem, Wangaratta, EchucaWinter Blues and a 7 show tour of NZ in August.
“….Produced by Seven-Time Grammy-winner Jim Scott, the album promises to be a humdinger.”
Randy Radic, Contributor HuffPost, Left Coast author, writer and editor.
“You are left emotionally drained after this soulful experience has concluded. There is such a seamless craftsmanship at work here that is cunning in its’ deceivingly simple approach. The magical voices of Angela and Benjamin set against expert musicianship and top notch production propel this effort into greatness. Hearing is believing!” Peter Szalony, Blues Blast Magazine
“Wow l think l have just been to heaven and delivered back a new man…..” Peter Merrett, PBS106.7, Melbourne, Australia
Angela Portolesi vocals, tambourine
Stephen Portolesi bass
Benjamin Cunningham vocals & guitar
Kelvin Sugars drums, percussion
Matt Williams guitar