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The Melbourne-based trio was formed by Kerri Simpson in 2018. Kerri and Ali had made an album together in 2017, called Bluebirds, along with friends and Melbourne legends Barb Waters and Suzannah Espie. Kerri's vision for a blues/rock band was born after she heard Ali's raw electric guitar style. Long-time friend and musical partner, Shorty, was the third ingredient to complete their swampy foreboding sound. Here's a little background about the three...

KERRI Simpson has successfully traversed musical genres from gospel to country, dance and rock. Simpson’s vocal style is straight whiskey and she has played and collaborated with some of the world’s best, including Dr John, Keb Mo, Kylie Minogue and Chris Wilson. Her Confessin’ the Blues was nominated for an ARIA while Sun Gonna Shine remained in the Oz Roots charts for nine weeks, gaining her US airplay and appearances at festivals across Australia.


ALISON Ferrier is a prolific songwriter, talented guitarist and an active player in Melbourne’s vibrant music scene. She has delighted audiences at Port Fairy and Woodford Folk Festivals as well as numerous venues along the east coast. Her third studio album 'What She Knows' is an evocative and emotive slice of folk, country, blues and rock 'n' roll and has established Ferrier as a force to be reckoned with.


ANTHONY Shortte is well known to blues lovers as the back beat powerhouse behind the original ARIA award winner Collard Greens and Gravy. Shorty has toured nationally and in the US and is a regular with Dan Dinnen and the Houndlings. He has brought his down and dirty grooves along with his electro washboard to a new level with Opelousas.

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