Zac Brown Band, Patti Smith & her band performing Horses, and The Lumineers lead the first acts to be announced for the 28th 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 13th until Monday 17th April 2017.
They will be joined on the bill by 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 $520 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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