Backsliders have been playing, touring the festival circuit and recording for over 30 years. The latest release ‘Heathen Songbook’ the band’s 14th album to date, is a varied and eclectic mix of 21st Century original blues as well as a number of versions of songs by artists as diverse as blues legend Robert Johnson, hillbilly banjoist Dock Boggs and swamp-rock icon John Fogerty.
Slide Guitarist, multi-stringed instrumentalist, songwriter and vocalist, Dom Turner, is the founding member of the group. Drum and percussion virtuoso and songwriter Rob Hirst (Midnight Oil), an acclaimed name synonymous with the best of Australian music, has been with Backsliders for 18 years.
Joining Dom and Rob is a young harmonica prodigy, Joe Glover.
Renowned for their electric mix of blues styles and captivating live shows, they bring the latest release ‘Heathen Songbook’ to Milton.