Fiji Time: 9:00 AM on Sunday 18 February

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Bluesman set for debut

Felix Chaudhary
Thursday, May 01, 2014

NEW Zealand bluesman Jesse Valach will kick-off his international music career at the Royal Suva Yacht Club when he performs at 6.30pm today.

His debut at the 2014 Fiji International Jazz & Blues Festival also marks his first-ever performance outside of New Zealand and Australia.

Originally from Tauranga in New Zealand, Valach resides in Melbourne, Australia. Although new to the international circuit, Valach has toured relentlessly amassing about 200 shows last year.

What makes this bluesman different from the others is his soulful rhythm and blues approach to the 12-bar jam.

Together with his outstanding band, Blues Mountain, Valach will take local music lovers and international guests on a musical journey from lights-down-low ballads to energetic shuffle romps.

One of the biggest moments in his career was when Valach performed alongside legendary US guitarist Robben Ford in 2011.








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.62960.6106
JPY 54.089651.0896
GBP 0.35640.3484
EUR 0.40330.3913
NZD 0.68710.6541
AUD 0.63800.6130
USD 0.50590.4889

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 16th, February, 2018

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Bitcoin rises above $20,175
  2. Pay 7s players more
  3. 'No comment'
  4. Vilorina wins first gold
  5. NFP makes claims
  6. Land confusion
  7. Alleged rapist takes stand
  8. Fatal crash in Lami
  9. FTUC march saga
  10. $33.6m set aside for youths

Top Stories this Week

  1. Love is patient and always kind Wednesday (14 Feb)
  2. TC Gita: At its closest now Tuesday (13 Feb)
  3. Gita packs power Tuesday (13 Feb)
  4. TC Gita: Eye close by at 9pm Tuesday (13 Feb)
  5. TC Gita: Cat 3 system tracks west towards southern Lau Sunday (11 Feb)
  6. TC Gita: Devastation clear Tuesday (13 Feb)
  7. TC Gita: Rooftop gone at Doi Tuesday (13 Feb)
  8. Engine fire forces Fiji Link return Tuesday (13 Feb)
  9. Woman to appear in court on rape charge Monday (12 Feb)
  10. Gita threat Monday (12 Feb)