Bluesfest ticket winner Deborah Ware, gets her hands in the air. Photo: Rob Wright / The Coffs Coast Advocate
Bluesfest ticket winner Deborah Ware, gets her hands in the air. Photo: Rob Wright / The Coffs Coast Advocate Rob Wright

No way Deborah is singing the blues

COFFS Harbour's Deborah Ware will have no reason for singing the blues after winning the chance to head to Bluesfest at Byron Bay.

When she submitted her entry she never expected to her name would come up a winner in The Advocate's Bluesfest competition.

And with more than 1000 entries, it was definitely her lucky day.

"I just put it in thinking I wouldn't win," Deborah said.

"I suppose I'll have to take my husband."

Now she's heading to one of the nation's biggest festivals after scoring the double pass on offer.

"I've only had a quick look at the line-up and

there's a lot of people there I'd really like to see," she said.

From Australian music icons The Black Sorrows and John Williamson to international superstars like Booker T, Dave Matthews Band and Erykah Badu - Deborah is in for one massive show at the 25th running of the festival.

"I've never been but I've always wanted to go," Deborah said.

"It's a big thing, I was 'oh, wow'."

"We'll have to drag out all the camping gear that's been in the cupboard for years."

The prize includes two five-day festival camping passes.

To find out more about this year's Bluesfest visit http://www.bluesfest.com.au.



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