Exclusive performances from The National, Ali Campbell (with Astro and Mickey Virtue), and Joe Bonamassa lead the first acts to be announced for the 27th 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 24th until Monday 28th March 2016.
They will be joined on the bill by City and Colour, Tedeschi Trucks Band, The Cat Empire, Willie Nelson's son Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, The Word, Rhiannon Giddens, Janiva Magness, St Paul and The Broken Bones, Allen Stone, The Selecter, Shakey Graves, and Songhoy Blues, with more to be announced.
For the line-up details as available please click here.
The early bird tickets are priced at $525 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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