Support South Australian Roots and Blues music!
Join ARBA now and enjoy discounts at the generous businesses listed HERE. But, best of all, you will experience the warm feeling that comes from knowing you are supporting the blues and roots music scene in South Australia!
Become a member instantly HERE
Our range of ARBA t-shirts, singlets and Jumpers are available at our online store
Our apparel range features a line drawing of ARBA patron and Adelaide blues legend Chris finnen. Available for INSTANT purchase now
The "55 Plus Good Times" Meetup group support ARBA events
The "55 Plus Good Times" Meetup Group is for people who are 50 and over, either single or partnered. They organise and/or post events such as dinners, lunches, dancing, live music and musical events, theatre shows, dance classes, movie nights, quiz/trivia nights, festivals and special events, day trips and more.
They are regular supporters of ARBA events. Find their website HERE
You can now follow ARBA on Instagram at adelaide_roots_blues ! You can also add us on Snapchat at adlrootsblues or by scanning the bit emoji below!
Applications for entry now open!
The Adelaide Roots & Blues Association is pleased to announce that entry applications for the 2020 ARBA Memphis Blues Challenge are now open.
The ARBA Memphis Blues Challenge is your opportunity to represent ARBA, South Australia and Australia in Memphis Tennessee, at the International Blues Challenge in 2021!
2020 ARBA MEMPHIS BLUES CHALLENGE:
HEATS at @The Semaphore Workers Club (Unofficial)
Friday 19th June
Sunday 21st June
Friday 26th June
FINAL (main room of The Gov)
Saturday August 29th August
Entries close 28th February.
Prospect Blues & Roots Music Series
Friday April 3, Club 5082 (aka Prospect Town hall)
Kings & Associates + AP D'Antonio
$10 entry (includes a complimentary glass of Claymore Wines or can of Coopers Beer) + 20% discount on pre-show meals at Spargo’s cafe bar on Prospect Road. Proudly brought to you by the City of Prospect, Adelaide Roots and Blues Association and Claymore Wines.
ARBA Sponsors Goat's Head Festival featuring C.W Stoneking!
The Adelaide Roots & Blues Association is proud to come on-board as a sponsor of The Goats Head Festival featuring C.W. Stoneking, Saturday 14th of March at the Three Brothers arms (Macclesfield).
This will be a brilliant one day festival with headliner C.W. Stoneking supported by Australian blues legends Fiona Boyes and Matt Taylor's Chain, Bali blues rockers Unb'rocken and local legends Gumbo Ya Ya, AP D'Antonio music and Alana Jagt with further acts to be announced!
Tickets are $69.01 or $94.56 including return bus ticket (pick-up and drop off Adelaide Convention Centre
Kids welcome, under 12's get free entry.
Registrations for our 2019 Youth in Blues Program are now closed. To register your interest in future programs go HERE
This video features interviews with those who participated in our 2018 November program.
Adelaide Roots and Blues Association's 2019 Blues Album of the Year
Adelaide Roots and Blues Association's 2019 Roots Album of the Year
2019 Recipient Announced