The 28th Byron Bay Bluesfest - The International East Coast Blues and Roots Festival returns to Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm, near Byron Bay, Australia over the Easter weekend from Thursday 13th until Monday 17th April 2017.
Bluesfest offers all kinds of blues music, world music, roots music, and a hybrid of those and other cultural styles under one umbrella - Blues & Roots Music. Bluesfest has continued to evolve incorporating surf culture, Latino Music, African Music, as well as political and environmental message artists.
The first acts revealed are Zac Brown Band, Patti Smith & her band performing Horses, The Lumineers, Buddy Guy (exclusive), Bonnie Raitt, Mavis Staples (exclusive), Billy Bragg, Jethro Tull, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Gregory Porter, Snarky Puppy, St Paul and The Broken Bones, Beth Hart (exclusive), Laura Mvula, Roy Ayers, Booker T presents the Stax Records revue, Andrew Bird, Rickie Lee Jones, Joan Osborne, Turin Brakes, The Strumbellas, Jake Shimabukuro, Dumpstaphunk, Nikki Hill, and Irish Mythen, with more to be announced.
For the line-up details as available please click here.
The early bird offer has ended. Tickets are priced at $620 plus booking fee for a full five day ticket. All Kids under the age of 5 are free. Children between the age of 5 and 14 inclusive have to be in the supervision of a Responsible adult.
Camping will be available at the festival. There will be a regular shuttle service from the festival to and from Byron Bay. In addition there are several options for public transport to and from the Festival.
The Festival is a licensed event with plenty of bars to pick from. No Alcohol or Glass allowed. There is a wide variety of food at the international food fair, which is held inside the festival.
Bluesfest has had many years experience as a green event organisation incorporating green ethics, the principles of environmental sustainability and each year they actively pursue opportunities to implement these principles in the management of the festival.
More information will be here when available.
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