The Box of Blues

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The Box of Blues

Blues pairings don’t get much cooler than Chris Wilson and Geoff Achison, with both players having been an essential part of Australian blues for many years. Chris joined the band Sole Twisters in 1984, before joining Harem Scarem the following year. While a member of Harem Scarem, Wilson lent his harmonica skills to Paul Kelly and the Coloured Girls’ debut, Gossip. He has been releasing solo material since 1992. Geoff arrived on the blues scene in the 1990s through the Dutch Tilders. He is widely regarded as one of Australia’s finest guitarists. The Box of Blues takes these two blues journeymen and puts them on the same stage. The partnership came about after they were asked to perform as a duo aboard Queenscliff’s Blues Train. The Bridge, Castlemaine – July 11.