Wowing a Crowd Bobby Alu Style

JinnySpeake

It takes a special skill to keep a packed audience dancing for over an hour in a hot afternoon sun, but Bobby Alu rocked the crowd on day two of Port Fairy’s annual Folk Festival.

picture by J. FawcettBobby Alu rocks the Port Fairy Folkie 2014. picture by Jenny Fawcett

The five-man act entranced their Railway Stage audience with infectious rhythms, mellow harmonies and hypnotic drum pieces.

picture by J. FawcettDancing the Bobby Alu beat – Port Fairy Folk Festival 2014. picture by Jenny Fawcett

The hardest task was deciding the music’s influence, with its African, Polynesian and Jamaican tribal vibes backing up soul and blues sounds.

picture by J. FawcettBobby Alu wowed an all-age crowd at the Port Fairy Folkie 2014. picture by Jenny Fawcett

Either way, bobby Alu packed a crowd ranging from the elderly to the young folk, and there were plenty who hit the grass dancing.
Bobby Alu’s website say the band is the alter…

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