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Everyone has the blues: Reality hits for cancelled Bluesfesters – Sydney Morning Herald

Bluesfest would have been the first major live music event to return to Australia since the pandemic, and its cancellation two years running has taken a huge toll…



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Veteran Bluesfesters Annika Tofil and her 15-year-old daughter Giselle Wise from Bateau Bay were in the Byron Bay Lifeline opp shop scouting for outfits when they heard that Bluesfest was cancelled.
The duo had been planning their girls road trip to the music festival for months. They had packed their car with suitcases filled to the brim with vintage clothes and ensembles from local Byron designers Amethyst Daze, Spell and the Gypsy and Forster-based Lenni the label.
Mother and daughter Annika…

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