Don Morrison's Raging Thirst play 2020 Semaphore Music Festival.
Semaphore Music Festival, Adelaide's original alt country, roots and blues festival held annually on the October Labour Day long weekend, will go ahead in 2020.
To be staged 2-5 October, festivities kick off at the re-opening of Semaphore Workers Club (2 October) with Lady Voodoo bringing acoustic R&B, blues, soul, southern rock and country sounds to the stage as well as Gumbo Ya Ya.
The Saturday edition will welcome a host of musicians throughout the day and evening, headlined by the alt-country, blues, and ballads of Kelly Menhennett Band. While Tara Coates and Sub Rosa combine a love of indie rock with their captivating front woman's folk roots to create a dynamic, dark and often intense sound.
Then on Sunday, Matt Ward & The Rising Sons delivering a soulful blend of Australian, traditional and outlaw country music, alongside blues/ folk multi-instrumentalist JimmyBay, and blues band Holler & The Bones who also add some soul, rock and funk for good measure.
Songwriter, singer, guitarist, story teller and guitar maker, Don Morrison's Raging Thirst will then take to the stage at the Beach Blanket Recovery on the Foreshore Reserve on Monday 5 October (12-3pm).
Don's reputation precedes him with Bono saying: "When one tires of Don Morrison's Raging Thirst, one is tired of life." While Paul Kelly is also a fan: "The greatest thing I've ever seen! I will never be the same!"