The reunited Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals, Paolo Nutini, David Gray, Ben Howard, Counting Crows, Gary Clark Jr., Angelique Kidjo, Jimmy Cliff, Mavis Staples, Dispatch, Ruthie Foster, The Beat, Keziah Jones, Sheppard, and Playing For Change have been added to the line-up for the 26th Bluesfest - The International East Coast Blues and Roots Festival which returns to Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm, near Byron Bay, Australia over the Easter weekend from Thursday 2nd until Monday 6th April 2015.
The first acts announced were The Black Keys, Zac Brown Band, Alabama Shakes, Train, Michael Franti & Spearhead, George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic, Paul Kelly, Presents The Merri Soul Sessions feat. Dan Sultan, Kira Puru, & Vika And Linda Bull, Xavier Rudd and The United Nations, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Rebelution, Soja, The Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Beth Hart, Frank Turner And The Sleeping Souls, Mariachi El Bronx, G.Love & Special Sauce, Pokey Lafarge, Band Of Skulls, Rockwiz, and many more to come.
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Early bird tickets are priced at $545 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.
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.
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