17 September, 2010

Ian Moss heads Samoa Jazz and Blues Festival 2010

Australian music icon and guitar legend Ian Moss will be headlining the Samoa International Jazz and Blues Festival 2010, to be held on the tropical island of Upolu from November 12-14.

Moss will be performing in various venues throughout the three day event and will be supported by world renowned jazz and blues musicians from Samoa, New Zealand, England and the United States.

Together with Moss, international artists on the bill this year will include blues guitar star Robbie Macgregor, Kiwi guitar supremo Billy TK Jr, LA crooner Diana Harris, blues guitarist Tony Painting and internationally renowned jazz pianist Phil Broadhurst.

This is the first event of this kind to be hosted in Samoa according to Samoa Tourism Minister The Hon Misa Telefoni.  “This event is a first for Samoa and we are proud to welcome world class musicians and guests to our island paradise for the festival”.

Festival venues will be running concurrent entertainment with Coral Seas Holidays offering great holiday packages.  For more information, please go to www.coralseas.com.au  


Samoa Tourism Authority, in partnership with The Ovation Channel, Coral Seas, Polynesian Blue, Tanoa Tusitala Hotel and Samoa Jazz and Blues Festival is offering 2 people a chance to win a trip to Samoa to attend the festival.

Sign up to Ovation between September and October and go into the draw to win 2 economy flights to Samoa, 5 nights at the Tanoa Tusitala inclusive of transfers and festival tickets.

Visit www.ovationchannel.com.au or www.coralseas.com.au or visit the Samoa Tourism Authority website on www.samoa.travel for details.


For more information please contact:
Peter Sereno
Samoa Tourism Authority
02 8507 5189