One of the leading lights of the Australian country music scene, singer/songwriter Shane Nicholson, will play Bluesfest.
One of the leading lights of the Australian country music scene, singer/songwriter Shane Nicholson, will play Bluesfest.

Last acts added to Bluesfest

THE latest acts to be added to the Bluesfest line-up have been announced. And Bluesfest has definitely saved some of the best till last. Those final acts are:

Warren Haynes, Clare Bowditch, Dale Watson & His Lonestars, Neil Murray, Shane Nicholson, Frank Yamma, Buddy Knox, Lisa Miller, Louis King and the Liars Klub, Hat Fitz and Cara Robinson, Grace Barbe Afro Kreol, Ajak Kwai, The Blackwater Fever, Bobby Long, Nga Tae, Collard Greens and Gravy, Old Spice Boys, The Secret Sisters, Victor Valdes & the Marin Brothers, Raghu Dixit, Jackson Firebird, Hank Green’s Blues, A French Butler Called Smith, U Blues Band, Microwave Jenny, Kingfisha, Mojo Bluesmen, Bob Abbot & the Fabulous Green Machine, Joewah, Transvaal Diamond Syndicate, plus The Incredible Sky Pilots Plasticiens Volants.

These acts will join the huge line-up of acts already announced (including Bob Dylan, BB King, Ben Harper & Relentless7, Elvis Costello & the Imposters, Michael Franti & Spearhead, plus Rodrigo y Gabriela, for the Bluesfest, April 21-26.

You can download the complete Bluesfest playing schedule from the website at www.bluesfest.com.au.

Bluesfest has grown to be one of Australia’s biggest music festival events. Held annually for the last 21 years over the Easter long weekend, the five-day musical extravaganza attracts people from around the world to the North Coast. (Now the festival has its own site at Tyagarah just north of Byron.)

From humble beginnings in 1990 attracting 6000 music lovers from around the country, Bluesfest has steadily developed its reputation and is now one of the world’s most famous festivals.

Tickets can be bought by phoning the Bluesfest office on 6685 8310.



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