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 …

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 …

GALLERY: 2018 BLUESFEST BYRON BAY ROAD TRIP

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The  29th Annual Bluesfest Byron Bay has come to a close and we are already missing it. Five fabulous days of world-class live music that saw just over 95,000 music lovers enjoying some of the world’s greatest talents. With a total of 82 bands or artists and over 165 performances, there were countless highlights. On Thursday, Tash Sultana closed to a …

TASH SULTANA ADDS ANOTHER BLUESFEST PERFORMANCE PLUS FOUR ORIGINAL WAILERS TO MAKE HISTORIC APPEARANCE AT FESTIVAL

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Bluesfest has announced today that Australia’s most popular contemporary artist, the incredible Tash Sultana will close their main stage on Thursday, March 29. She joins Gomez, The Original Blues Brothers Band, Leon Bridges, Jason Isbell, Rag ‘n’ Bone Man and many more in what is one of the most impressive opening days the festival has seen. Bluesfest is pleased to …

THE FINAL BLUESFEST 2018 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 2018 daily playing schedule, this is always an exciting time for Bluesfest Tragics like myself and the thousands of other Novocastrians that make the yearly pilgrimage to Australia’s premier music festival. THE 2018 …

LAURYN HILL TO PLAY EXCLUSIVE SET AT BLUESFEST 2018

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The crew at Bluesfest have added yet another exciting artist to their already stellar 2018 lineup, today announcing that one of the most influential artists in the history of R&B  Ms. Lauryn Hill, will play an exclusive set at their 2018 festival, on Easter Friday in Byron Bay. Hill established her reputation in the music world as the lone female member …

BLUESFEST 2018, THIRD ARTIST ANNOUNCEMENT INCLUDES KESHA, SHERYL CROW, MELISSA ETHERIDGE + MORE!

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Today the crew at Bluesfest Byron Bay added 14 more artists to their already stellar 2018 line-up Including, Kesha, Sheryl Crow, Melissa Etheridge, Juanes, Seu Jorge, Ziggy Alberts, Ásgeir, Newton Faulkner, Afro Celt Sound System, Harry Manx, Harts, Holy Holy, William Crighton and Elephant Sessions With their third artist announcement featuring a litany of strong female artists, including one of 2017’s most talked …

BLUESFEST, BYRON BAY ENTERS NSW TOURISM HALL OF FAME WITH THIRD WIN IN A ROW!

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It’s a win that will place them in the NSW Tourism Hall of Fame. For the third year in a row, Bluesfest Byron Bay has won Best Major Festival & Event at the NSW Tourism Awards. The competition was particularly fierce in 2017 with Vivid Sydney, 2017 Tamworth Country Music Festival and The Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras all …

BLUESFEST ADDS ANOTHER 16 ARTISTS TO THEIR ALREADY STELLAR 2018 LINE-UP!

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Bluesfest 2018 is warming up to be one of their best yet with the team at Bluesfest adding another 16 sensational artists to their already stellar 2018 line up this morning, a truly eclectic mix of heritage artists, festival favourites and exciting newcomers, just check this out music lovers! Headlining this announcement is iconic Senegalese artist Youssou N’Dour who according to …