Townsville band King – whose blend of rock, rap, blues and, yes, country sounds odd on paper but really works in practice – are on the bill for the DirtnDust Festival at Julia Creek in Queensland this week. The festival will be held from 11 to 13 April. Partly I wanted to flag that King are playing – and partly I thought any festival called ‘DirtnDust’ needs a mention on a country music website!
Also appearing is Jer Gregg, a New Americana artist from Nashville. So the music alone makes this festival worth a visit – but there also seem to be horse races, bull ride and something categorised as ‘gum boot and slush events’.
For more information about the festival, go to http://www.dirtndust.com.
For more information about King, go to http://www.kingtheband.com.