Night Owls

The Night Owls featuring Oscar LaDell , Dirty Lowdown, Charlie Bedford

Oscar Ladell & The Night Owls

The Night Owls featuring Oscar LaDell , Dirty Lowdown, Charlie Bedford

US born Oscar Ladell is a 2nd generation blues singer and guitarist who brings an intensity and depth to his shows that bely his 24 years of age. The band brings a show packed with classic blues numbers out of New Orleans, Memphis, Chicago. Texas and also features many od Oscar’s fine originals, including the Independent Blue Radio Top 50 charting “slow Burning Love’

Charlie Bedford

One of Australia’s exciting next generation artists, Charlie began playing in bars & clubs at the age of 12 & is now a regular, touring the Australian pub, club & festival scene.

Performing in the USA multiple times in Memphis, Nashville & Muscle Shoals, Charlie has played alongside band members from many great acts, including BB King, Ray Charles & Wilson Pickett.

Charlie’s reputation is growing here in Oz & globally, with his most recent album “Good to Go” receiving fantastic reviews & hitting #1 on Australia’s RMR Charts, #2 on USA RMR Blues Rock Charts & #14 on the UKs IBBA Charts.

A serious audiophile, mentored by some of Australias’ finest, Charlie is constantly looking to push his music into new sonic arrangements while staying true to his live show, working hard & wide across the country.

Dirty Lowdown

Dirty Lowdown are a dynamic 3-piece band comprised of Michael Mann on keyboards and vocals (The Hawkins Band, The Bluetones, Circa 74, The Confessors and LJ and the Reckless Horns), Bob Reid on drums (Dr. Pocket, Blueprint, LJ and the Reckless Horns) and Mick Randell on guitar (Dr. Pocket, Blueprint).

Drawing from artists like Steely Dan, Paul Lamb, John Mayer, Etta James, Albert Collins, Jonny Lang, Jon Clearey, Jeff Healey, JJ Cale, Robben Ford, Lou Reed and others, Dirty Lowdown often re- arrange and re-invent blues tunes to give them a fresh jazzy, funky groove.

Able as a trio to quietly groove it out in a corner or party on with the best of them, Dirty Lowdown’s quality and experience guarantee a memorable event for all.