The Wilson Pickers
Bluesfest is very happy to welcome back The Wilson Pickers to the festival in 2017. The Wilson Pickers are a three time ARIA Award nominated, five piece acoustic and vocal harmony group hailing from three separate states of Australia’s East Coast. Since forming in 2009 as side project between John Bedggood, Andrew Morris, Sime Nugent, Ben Salter and Danny Widdicombe, the Pickers struck a major chord and became festival favorites around the country, renowned for their harmony singing and jovial attitude. Their 2016 album, You Can’t Catch Fish from A Train, is a triumphant return to the stage and studio after a five year hiatus while Danny recovered from leukaemia. Their shows are raucous, virtuosic, often spell binding and always a very good time.
“You get the strong sense these guys play for the thrill of creating communal music together and the chemistry between their voices is a natural fit while still allowing their individual personalities to shine.” The Music