19th MARCH 2016




Born in Fall River Massachusetts, the youngest of seven from a sax playing electronics technician father and a mother in nursing, Mark Lizotte aka Diesel grew up in Australia and in the U.S. He formed [...]

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Tasmania’s premier blues event the Forth Valley Blues Festival is back bigger & better than ever.  Saturday March 19. Don’t miss this iconic festival with great music from 10 bands on 2 stages.  Headlined by Diesel, Ash Grunwald & The Bondi Cigars plus superb local food & wine. Early bird tickets are just $60 available now at forth valley blues dot com & Red Hot Music.  A fantastic Christmas gift idea. The Forth Valley Blues Festival; Tasmania’s premier blues event.


The playoffs for the 2016 Forth Valley Blues Festival will be held at the Forth Pub Tas on Sunday the 14th, 21st and 28th of February. We will have a PA, drum kit and bass rig set up. One act will play at the Festival on Saturday March 19 and 3 will play on the Friday night at the pub. Last year we had 1,000 people at the pub Friday night and around 2,500 at the Festival. We get good crowds at the playoffs and this is a great opportunity to play in front of appreciative audiences. The 4 acts selected will be paid and get tickets to the Festival. Winners for the last 3 years have been Neil Gibson Official, Thomas Mitchell and Home Brewed Blues. Send us a message or call 0427271825 to reserve a spot or find out more. Cheers ...

Brett's Coach Services will be running shuttles to and from the Blues festival again this year!! Pick ups from Burnie through to Latrobe. Bookings must be made to secure a seat by calling 0418369291. Be safe - book your seat now :) ...

It's going to be big!!! ...

It will be a big day on 19th March for the small town community of Forth. Not only is Tasmania's premier blues event the Forth Valley Blues Festival taking place the Forth Primary School is holding its terrific annual school fair. So Forth will be the place to be on the 19th March so will see you there.

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