Craig Atkins

Award Winning Multi-Instrumentalist Craig Atkins is a unique ‘one-man band’ songwriter and performer based in the Byron Hinterland (Bundjalung Country), with his set up consisting of various Acoustic Guitars, Lap Slide, Didgeridoos, Harmonica, Foot Percussion and Loop & Effect pedals.

With influences such as Paul Kelly, Joe Purdy, Harry Manx, Xavier Rudd and numerous Blues Masters to name but a few, Craig’s passionate and honest live performances weave through various styles of Roots, Blues, Folk, with dynamics ranging from chilled finger-picking folk stories, to delta slide blues, through to rollicking folk foot tappers and stomping jumping roots, with lyrical content covering his aspects of life, love and loss and observations of the world we all live in.

With solo performances (and various other musical projects) at Bendigo Blues & Roots Festival (VIC), Nimbin Roots Festival (NSW) Ocean Street World Festival (QLD) Byron Bay Guitar Festival (NSW) Peats Ridge Festival (NSW), Port Fairy Festival (VIC), Caloundra Music Festival (QLD), Wide Open Space Festival (NT) Gorgeous Festival (SA) and solo supports for Steve Kilbey (The Church) and Donovan Frankenreiter (USA) to name a few, Atkins is a musician that should not be missed.

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