Sunset Blues and Roots starring Tim Griffin and Special Guests


Brought to you by Wonderland Under the Stars and the North Australian Festival of Arts

Chill out on The Strand for a sunset Blues event with three hours of award winning Blues and Roots featuring Tim Griffin and Special Guests.

Tim has toured extensively both throughout Australia and overseas since 2010. Tim is a highly sought after musician for festival events right throughout the year.

In 2012 he won the Base Q Memphis Blues Challenge in Brisbane which gave him the right to represent Queensland at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis USA. His quarter final result there placed him in the top 100 unsigned blues artists in the world.

Tim then travelled to New Orleans and performed several shows on Bourbon St. He released his first album ‘Castle Hill Blues’ on his return to Australia and went on to tour nationally to promote the album.

In 2014 he began writing for his second album ‘Shake Ya Hoodoo’ which was released January 2016 Tim’s first album ‘Castle Hill Blues’ (2012), has become an iconic blues recording in his hometown of Townsville. The recording is very honest and showcases Tim’s abilities as a solo performer. The album received significant airplay in Australia and the US. ‘Shake ya Hoodoo’ has gone on to reach #13 on the Australian Blues and Roots charts and continues to gain both national and international airplay.

Tim has a vast musical repertoire ranging from Blues, Reggae, Rock, Soul and Funk and Easy Listening.

This event will run from 4pm - 7pm.

PLEASE NOTE: Patrons under 18 years may attend but must have a valid ticket and be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Registration is required for all events / shows as capacities are limited and contact tracing is required under our COVID Safe plan. Please be aware you will be required to provide contact details and answer screening questions at all sites even if admission is free. Council appreciates your cooperation in abiding by all COVID-19 restrictions and requirements on our NAFA sites and within the community.