Blues and Roots on 35

The Shibby Pictures and Whitney Flynn event at the Dome next Friday will be followed at 9pm by Gisborne soloist Richard Alexander and Swamp Thing’s Grant Haua, to kick off the three-day Gisborne Blues and Roots on 35 Festival.

The main festival event is at the Soundshell the next day.

The day begins at 12 noon with 30 minute slots for each artist.

Set list

  • Toni & Lawrence
  • Eru & Friends
  • Lesley Niania Blues Band
  • The Blues Butlers
  • Son and Rise
  • Latitude Blues Band
  • Eastslide Blues
  • Big Rich Alexander
  • Lazy 50
  • Grant Haua
  • Brilleaux


An after-party continues at Smash Palace from 9pm.

A wind-down session is scheduled for Sunday, with Brilleaux, at the Crawford Road Kitchen, (Gisborne Wine Centre).

The Shibby Pictures and Whitney Flynn event at the Dome next Friday will be followed at 9pm by Gisborne soloist Richard Alexander and Swamp Thing’s Grant Haua, to kick off the three-day Gisborne Blues and Roots on 35 Festival.

The main festival event is at the Soundshell the next day.

The day begins at 12 noon with 30 minute slots for each artist.

Set list

  • Toni & Lawrence
  • Eru & Friends
  • Lesley Niania Blues Band
  • The Blues Butlers
  • Son and Rise
  • Latitude Blues Band
  • Eastslide Blues
  • Big Rich Alexander
  • Lazy 50
  • Grant Haua
  • Brilleaux


An after-party continues at Smash Palace from 9pm.

A wind-down session is scheduled for Sunday, with Brilleaux, at the Crawford Road Kitchen, (Gisborne Wine Centre).

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