Blair Dunlop, the award-winning British singer, songwriter and guitarist returns to Australia in 2018. Blair will be performing headline shows in Sydney and Cronulla and will feature at this years Blue Mountains Music Festival. Blair will also perform at Modern Folk! From Britain at the Thornbury Theatre Melbourne with fellow UK artists Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker direct from their performance at Port Fairy Folk Festival.
Dunlop scooped the prestigious Horizon Award at the 2013 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards. Richard Thompson was so impressed with Dunlop that he gave him a previously unrecorded composition – ‘Seven Brothers’ – for inclusion on his debut.
Dunlop has recently been in the studio with producer and collaborator Ed Harcourt (Sophie Ellis Bextor, Paloma Faith, Marianne Faithfull, the Libertines) working on his new album, scheduled for release in early 2018.
Friday March 9 – Sun 11th March 11 – Port Fairy Folk Festival
Wednesday March 14 – The Thornbury Theatre Melbourne
Friday March 16 – Sunday March 18 – Blue Mountains Music Festiva
Wednesday March 21 – LeadBelly, Sydney
Thursday March 23 – The Brass Monkey, Cronulla