Louis King & The Liars Klub play 2 sets from 4:30pm
Louis King “The King of the Rockabilly Blues” was born in Scotland and raised on the road in Australia. He has been at the top of the Roots music scene in Australia since the first CD was released in 1996. He has performed at all the major festivals in the country, including the East Coast Festival in Byron Bay 5 times, as well as Bridgetown, Cairns and Broadbeach Blues festivalsLouis King has also toured Europe 5 times, performing at the prestigious Great British Blues Festival. In 2013 he again toured Europe and was a featured artist at The Screamin’ festival in Barcelona, as well as the famous Kwadedamme Blues festival. His 5 Original CD’s have gained awards from ARIA Nominations to The Age’s ‘Album of the Year’.
Louis’s songs Have been covered by Artists, Including New Orleans favourite son Rockin’ Doopsie Junior and The Flattrackers, and even Doug Mulray! They've also been included in the soundtrack of a Hollywood movie and ‘Underbelly’. The band has been the featured support act for B.B King, Buddy Guy, Jimmie Vaughan and Screamin’ J Hawkins. His band features the Great Victor Polyik, one of Australia’s outstanding Blues Harp exponents, as well as the legendary Liars Klub.
His music is a dangerous mix of Blues and Rockabilly songwriting with a stage act that is a mixture of an outback roadhouse and a Glasgow Pub fight!
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