Boy Oh Boyes

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Boy Oh Boyes

She’s one of the most bad-ass guitarists out there, and Fiona Boyes is all ours. Boyes has been recording and performing for more than 25 years over which time she has released more than a dozen albums and picked up a whopping 15 Australian Blues Awards. But this doesn’t come close to painting the picture. She was the first woman and non-American to win the International Blues Challenge in Memphis and has Blues Hall of Famer ‘Pinetop Perkins’ calling her the best finger-picking guitarist since Memphis Minnie. With a tour of the UK and Europe lined up for mid-year, you’re gonna want to get your fix of her blues travelogue now. The Piping Hot Chicken Shop, Ocean Grove – May 16.