BLUESFEST 2019 CLOSES WITH ANOTHER 5 DAYS OF WORLD CLASS LIVE MUSIC!

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Well, Bluesfest’s 2019 30th anniversary has come end and what an amazing five days of live music it was, with over 105,00 punters music from 88 artists, 150 plus performances across five stages with artist of the calibre of Iggy Pop, Jack White with his band the Saboteurs, Norah Jones, Hozier, Ben Harper and Jack Johnson plus so many more …

BLUESFEST DROPS CONTROVERSIAL PAID PARKING FOR 2019

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Bluesfest has today announced the cancellation of paid parking at the 2019 festival, a decision that will have many festival goers jumping for joy. Bluefest originally added paid parking to their web site in December last year many months after tickets for the 2019 had gone on sale, effectively adding a $125.00 – $250.00 dollar surcharge to earlier ticket holders …

THE FINAL BLUESFEST 2019 PLAYING SCHEDULE HAS ARRIVED!

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For all those heading North for Bluesfest, it’s time to get the highlighters out and start planning your Easter long weekend at Byron. Bluesfest has released their 2019 daily playing schedule, this is always an exciting time for Bluesfest Tragics like myself and the tens of thousands of others that make the yearly pilgrimage to Australia’s premier music festival. The …

BLUESFEST ADDS LITTLE STEVEN (STEVEN VAN ZANDT) AND THE DISCIPLES OF SOUL TO THEIR 30TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION THIS EASTER

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With just over eight weeks to go until Bluesfest’s 30th Anniversary Celebration at Byron Bay, the crew at Bluesfest have announced that musician, songwriter, producer, actor, director, activist, radio DJ and one of the founding members of Bruce Springsteen’s iconic E Street Band: Steven Van Zandt is bringing his rousing Rock and Roll band; LITTLE STEVEN AND THE DISCIPLES OF …

BLUESFEST ADDS 14 ARTIST TO THEIR 2019 30TH ANNIVERSARY LINE UP!

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Australia’s premier music festival Bluesfest Byron Bay will be celebrating their 30th Anniversary from 18-22 April 2019 and today have announced 14 new artists to be added to the already stellar 2019 line-up.  Today’s announcement includes the godfather of punk Iggy Pop, Nine-time Grammy Award winner Norah Jones along with Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Imelda May, Melbourne Ska Orchestra, Archie Roach, Pierce Brothers, Backsliders, Fantastic Negrito, …

BLUESFEST, BYRON BAY ADDS MORE ARTISTS TO ITS STELLAR 2019 LINE-UP

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Today Bluesfest Byron Bay has announced a further 19 artists to be added their already stellar line- up for their  2019, 30th Anniversary Celebration, which will  be held over the Easter long weekend (Thursday 18th April to Monday 22nd April 2019) at Bluesfest’s home the beautiful Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm just outside Byron Bay. Artists announced today included: Paul Kelly, Hozier, David Gray, Julia Stone, Gary …

BLUES TROUBADOUR KEB ‘MO’ TOURING APRIL 2019

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Legendary Bluesman, Keb’ Mo’  is returning as a crowd favourite to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Bluesfest, Byron Bay next April. Bluesfest Touring has also announced that Keb’ Mo’  will perform a handful of must-see solo performances along the east coast of Australia as well, including a show here in Newcastle at Lizotte’s on Wednesday, April 17th, 2019. It all took off for Keb’ …

BLUESFEST ANNOUNCES FIRST ROUND OF 2019 ARTISTS!

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Bluesfest, Byron Bay kicks off its first round of  2019 artists with a massive 27 acts crossing an eclectic range of genres that has something for all live music lovers, with plenty more to be announced for Bluesfest‘s 30th Anniversary Celebrations, 2019 is set to be one of this iconic festivals biggest yet. Heading up Bluesfest’s first announcement is an Exclusive …

BOOMERANG FESTIVAL CURATOR RHODA ROBERTS RECEIVES 2017 CENTENARY SUE NATTRASS AWARD

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Boomerang Festival curator Rhoda Roberts receives 2017 Centenary Sue Nattrass award, part of the Helpmann Awards family, the 2017 Centenary Sue Nattrass Award recognises outstanding service to the live performance industry in a field which may not enjoy a high public profile. “It is with great pride that I congratulate our Boomerang director and curator, Rhoda Roberts AO as a recipient …

POLLSTAR LISTS BLUESFEST #1 AUSTRALIAN AND #14 GLOBALLY!!

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Bluesfest Byron Bay has been listed this week as the #1 Australian festival  – and #14 worldwide company in the global media industry bible Pollstar’s mid-year Top 100 Worldwide Concert Grosses. “WOW! This news has blown me away. To be ranked at #14 worldwide in the global media industry bible Pollstar’s mid-year Top 100 Worldwide Concert Grosses plus the first Australian …