Bluesfest

Jimmy Buffett Joins Bluesfest 2017

Jimmy Buffett Joins Bluesfest 2017

January 10th, 2017

Mr. Margaritaville set to perform exclusively with the Coral Reefers at the Easter festival.

2016 Summer Festivals: The RS Guide

2016 Summer Festivals: The RS Guide

November 11th, 2016

From the big, multi-stage events to the off-the-grid boutique parties, we profile the essential upcoming music and pop c...

Madness Added to Bluesfest 2017

Madness Added to Bluesfest 2017

November 8th, 2016

Ska icons, along with Miles Electric Band, The Mountain Goats, Slightly Stoopid and others, join Byron Bay Festival.

Barry Gibb Announced as Co-Headliner for Bluesfest 2017

Barry Gibb Announced as Co-Headliner for Bluesfest 2017

October 10th, 2016

Bee Gees legend set to join Neil Young, Mary J. Blige, Patti Smith and more at the Easter festival.

Neil Young Joins Bluesfest 2017

Neil Young Joins Bluesfest 2017

October 5th, 2016

Iconic musician promises 3-hour headline set at Easter festival.

Patti Smith, Zac Brown Band and Billy Bragg Head Up First Bluesfest 2017 Announce

Patti Smith, Zac Brown Band and Billy Bragg Head Up First Bluesfest 2017 Announce

August 24th, 2016

Andrew Bird, Mavis Staples, The Lumineers and Buddy Guy also included in eclectic first list.

Highlights from Bluesfest 2016, Day 5

Highlights from Bluesfest 2016, Day 5

March 29th, 2016

Featuring Brian Wilson, Tom Jones, Vintage Trouble, The Original Blues Brothers and more.

Highlights from Bluesfest 2016, Day 4

Highlights from Bluesfest 2016, Day 4

March 28th, 2016

Featuring Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, Modest Mouse, Melissa Etheridge, The Cat Empire and more.

Highlights from Bluesfest 2016, Day 3

Highlights from Bluesfest 2016, Day 3

March 27th, 2016

Featuring Joe Bonamassa, Eagles of Death Metal, Vintage Trouble, The Decemberists and more.

Highlights from Bluesfest 2016, Day 2

Highlights from Bluesfest 2016, Day 2

March 26th, 2016

Featuring The National, Mick Fleetwood, Archie Roach and many more.

Highlights from Bluesfest 2016, Day 1

Highlights from Bluesfest 2016, Day 1

March 25th, 2016

Featuring Kendrick Lamar, D'Angelo, Kamasi Washington, The Word, Cold War Kids, Emma Donovan, Hiatus Kaiyote and more.

Win a Double Pass to See Allen Stone Live

Win a Double Pass to See Allen Stone Live

March 7th, 2016

The soul music evolutionist heads to Australia this March.

The Decemberists' Colin Meloy on Success, Bluesfest and His "Dreary Outlook"

The Decemberists' Colin Meloy on Success, Bluesfest and His "Dreary Outlook"

February 15th, 2016

"I think we are deserving of the success we have had but, certainly, I didn't ever think that what we are doing would re...

Even More Acts Added to Bluesfest 2016

Even More Acts Added to Bluesfest 2016

February 4th, 2016

From Paris to Bluesfest, Bataclan attack band Eagles of Death Metal are coming back to Australia.

D'Angelo Bluesfest Sideshows Announced for Sydney and Melbourne

D'Angelo Bluesfest Sideshows Announced for Sydney and Melbourne

December 8th, 2015

Festival organisers also today confirming headline shows for Don McLean, The Blind Boys of Alabama and Blackberry Smoke.

More Acts Added to Bluesfest 2016

More Acts Added to Bluesfest 2016

December 3rd, 2015

The "Original" Blues Brothers Band, Don McLean, Archie Roach and more join the ever-growing Easter long weekend Byron Ba...

D'Angelo Confirmed for Bluesfest

D'Angelo Confirmed for Bluesfest

November 26th, 2015

The diverse line-up for the Easter long weekend festival continues to grow, as Cold War Kids, Hiatus Kaiyote and Houndmo...

Brian Wilson Joins Bluesfest 2016

Brian Wilson Joins Bluesfest 2016

November 5th, 2015

The Beach Boy will perform 'Pet Sounds' in full, as well as an ensemble of greatest hits.

Kendrick Lamar Added to Bluesfest Line-up

Kendrick Lamar Added to Bluesfest Line-up

October 13th, 2015

The hip-hop trailblazer will perform at the Byron Bay festival alongside The National, Tom Jones, Joe Bonamassa and more...

Tom Jones, Noel Gallagher, Tweedy and More Added to Bluesfest 2016 Line-up

Tom Jones, Noel Gallagher, Tweedy and More Added to Bluesfest 2016 Line-up

September 23rd, 2015

New additions also include reggae icons The Wailers, as well as Grace Potter, Jason Isbell and The Decemberists.

Bluesfest 2016 Announce First Line-up

Bluesfest 2016 Announce First Line-up

July 17th, 2015

The National, City and Colour and UB40 all included in eclectic first announcement.

Photo Gallery: Bluesfest 2015

Photo Gallery: Bluesfest 2015

April 7th, 2015

Highlights from the annual Byron Bay festival, featuring Marlon Williams, Nikki Hill, Steve Smyth and more.

Bluesfest Reveal Playing Times, Add Even More Artists

Bluesfest Reveal Playing Times, Add Even More Artists

February 19th, 2015

Frank Yamma, Delta Rae and Wagons join line-up.

Augie March, Charles Bradley, Donavon Frankenreiter and More Added to Bluesfest 2015

Augie March, Charles Bradley, Donavon Frankenreiter and More Added to Bluesfest 2015

December 17th, 2014

As well as The Beautiful Girls, Ash Grunwald and Blue King Brown.

The Gipsy Kings, Jurassic 5 and more added to Bluesfest 2015

The Gipsy Kings, Jurassic 5 and more added to Bluesfest 2015

October 29th, 2014

Other line-up additions include Rodrigo Y Gabriela, John Mayall, Keb Mo and more, as well as the announcement that Micha...

More Bluesfest 2015 Sideshows Announced

More Bluesfest 2015 Sideshows Announced

October 10th, 2014

Shows confirmed for Beth Hart, George Clinton, The Chris Robinson Brotherhood, G Love & Special Sauce and Trombone Short...

Bluesfest 2015 Line-up Announced

Bluesfest 2015 Line-up Announced

September 4th, 2014

Featuring The Black Keys, Zac Brown Band, Alabama Shakes, Paul Kelly and many more.

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