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Let Swamp Blues Take You Under

Let Swamp Blues Take You Under

Who: Collard Greens and Gravy
Where: Lake Macquarie Tavern
When: Sunday December 11, 2005

AWARD-winning blues act Collard Greens and Gravy will play in Lake Macquarie this week.

Formed 10 years ago, the Melbourne- based trio has established themselves as one of Australia's leading blues acts with their stripped-down swamp blues.

Their third album, Silver Bird, won the Best Self-Produced CD award at the International Blues Challenge (IBC) in February.

The band was also a finalist for the Duo or Group of the Year award and vocalist Ian Collard was nominated as Male Vocalist of the Year at the 2005 Australian Blues Music Awards.

Their latest album builds on the success of More Gravy , which won an ARIA award in 2001.

Collard plays harmonica, the diddley bow and guitar, while James Bridges is on guitar and Anthony Shortte plays drums and percussion.

The group will perform on Sunday ntsI dec 11 at the Lake Macquarie Tavern, Wilson Road, Mount Hutton.

Entry is free.

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