Tag: Bluesfest

LENNY KRAVITZ Plus JIMMIE VAUGHAN, THE WATERBOYS & So Many More Added To The Already Stellar Bluesfest 2020 Lineup

LENNY KRAVITZ Plus JIMMIE VAUGHAN, THE WATERBOYS & So Many More Added To The Already Stellar Bluesfest 2020 Lineup

The wait is over! Following our best first announcement ever including Dave Matthews Band, Crowded House, Patti Smith and Her Band and so many more, we are exhilarated to now reveal more incredible artists to join us for the 31st chapter of Bluesfest Byron Bay this Easter. Just added: LENNY KRAVITZ JIMMIE VAUGHAN (exclusive) THE WATERBOYS (exclusive) EAGLES OF DEATH METAL ANI DIFRANCO […]

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LENNY KRAVITZ ANNOUNCES “HERE TO LOVE” WORLD TOUR COMING TO AUSTRALIA IN 2020

LENNY KRAVITZ ANNOUNCES “HERE TO LOVE” WORLD TOUR COMING TO AUSTRALIA IN 2020

One of the most successful and best-selling artists of his generation, Lenny Kravitz has today announced he will return to Australia in April 2020 as part of his “Here to Love” World Tour. The tour, presented by TEG Live, will be Kravitz’s first time back to Australia in over eight years and will commence at Sydney’s Qudos Bank Arena on […]

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DAVE MATTHEWS BAND, CROWDED HOUSE, PATTI SMITH AND HER BAND, and others announced in Bluesfest’s first line-up announcement for 2020!

DAVE MATTHEWS BAND, CROWDED HOUSE, PATTI SMITH AND HER BAND, and others announced in Bluesfest’s first line-up announcement for 2020!

DAVE MATTHEWS BAND, CROWDED HOUSE, PATTI SMITH AND HER BAND and many more will ensure our 31st Bluesfest Byron Bay rocks next Easter! The 31st annual Byron Bay Bluesfest is taking place from 9th – 13th April 2020 and is set to be the best festival yet! The first of many line up announcements also includes the legend GEORGE BENSON and BRANDI CARLILE, both making their Bluesfest debuts. The Bluesfest 2020 […]

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Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul added to the Bluesfest 30th Anniversary Celebration this Easter

Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul added to the Bluesfest 30th Anniversary Celebration this Easter

Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul added to the Bluesfest 30th Anniversary Celebration this Easter Bluesfest are proud to welcome Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul to Byron Bay this Easter!! With just over eight weeks to go until our 30th Anniversary Celebration here in Byron Bay, we are thrilled to announce that musician, songwriter, producer, actor, director, activist, radio […]

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Take Me To… Bluesfest 2019! 19 Artists Added for Bluesfest’s 30th Anniversary Celebration

Take Me To… Bluesfest 2019! 19 Artists Added for Bluesfest’s 30th Anniversary Celebration

Take Me To… Bluesfest 2019! 19 Artists Added for Bluesfest’s 30th Anniversary Celebration With 189 days to go until we swing open the gates to the beautiful Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm just outside Byron Bay, we have our second artist announcement for our 30th Anniversary Celebration, taking place over the Easter long weekend (Thursday 18th April to Monday 22nd April 2019). Bluesfest has captured […]

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THE BLUESFEST 2019 First Artist Announcement

THE BLUESFEST 2019 First Artist Announcement

THE BLUESFEST 2019 FIRST ARTIST ANNOUNCEMENT *Exclusive* JACK JOHNSON *Exclusive* *Exclusive* BEN HARPER & THE INNOCENT CRIMINALS *Exclusive* RAY LAMONTAGNE *FINAL SHOWS* GEORGE CLINTON & PARLIAMENT FUNKADELIC *FINAL SHOWS* SNARKY PUPPY KASEY CHAMBERS *Exclusive* ST PAUL & THE BROKEN BONES   *Exclusive* NAHKO AND MEDICINE FOR THE PEOPLE TOMMY EMMANUEL     •          COLIN HAY ARLO GUTHRIE        •     KEB’ MO’ TEX PERKINS           •      ALLEN STONE RICHARD CLAPTON        •        RUSSELL MORRIS KURT VILE & […]

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Bluesfest’s first artist announcement for 2018 is their biggest ever.  Robert Plant and The Sensational Space Shifters return

Bluesfest’s first artist announcement for 2018 is their biggest ever. Robert Plant and The Sensational Space Shifters return

THE BLUESFEST 2018 FIRST ARTIST ANNOUNCEMENT ROBERT PLANT AND THE SENSATIONAL SPACE SHIFTERS LIONEL RICHIE THE JOHN BUTLER TRIO TASH SULTANA THE NEW POWER GENERATION CHIC FEATURING NILE RODGERS FIRST AID KIT JOSE GONZALEZ MORCHEEBA GOV’T MULE LUKAS NELSON & PROMISE OF THE REAL THE CALIFORNIA HONEYDROPS ERIC GALES BOBBY RUSH DUMPSTAPHUNK JOE LOUIS WALKER RICK ESTRIN & THE NIGHTCATS […]

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VINTAGE TROUBLE announce Australian tour!

VINTAGE TROUBLE announce Australian tour!

“Vintage Trouble made you feel every sweaty note, a full-tilt, damn the torpedoes showcase” – Star Telegraph “The band is the real deal, playing old-school rhythm and blues mixed with a bit of rock, pulling off some amazing stage antics and some outfits lifted right from the fifties.” – The Scene Magazine Vintage Trouble blew away Bluesfest audiences with their […]

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NEIL YOUNG + PROMISE OF THE REAL make 2017 the biggest BLUESFEST ever!

NEIL YOUNG + PROMISE OF THE REAL make 2017 the biggest BLUESFEST ever!

Bluesfest Byron Bay is delighted to announce that on Friday 14 April 2017 Neil Young + Promise of the Real will play a three hour set at Bluesfest Byron Bay. They join the illustrious names already on the bill including Santana, Zac Brown Band, Patti Smith, Mary J. Blige, Buddy Guy (exclusive), The Doobie Brothers and many more. This announcement […]

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BLUESFEST delivers second artist announcement

BLUESFEST delivers second artist announcement

Today, the 28th Annual Bluesfest, that will rock Byron Bay and its beautiful surrounds over Easter in 2017, adds more superb artists to its growing line up. Bluesfest 2017 will be held over the five day Easter long weekend from Thursday 13th to Monday 17th of April at its home on the Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm, just outside of Byron Bay. Today’s artist […]

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BLUESFEST Byron Bay announces first artist line-up for 2017

BLUESFEST Byron Bay announces first artist line-up for 2017

Today, the 28th Annual Bluesfest to be held over the Easter long weekend in Byron Bay, Thursday 13th to Monday 17th April 2017, is officially ringing in its new season with the first release of awe-inspiring artists. The first artist announcement features Bluesfest debuts from iconic artists that have been many years in the making, Bluesfest exclusive performances, and the […]

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Music Royalty TOM JONES & NOEL GALLAGHER lead the massive 2nd BLUESFEST artist announcement

Music Royalty TOM JONES & NOEL GALLAGHER lead the massive 2nd BLUESFEST artist announcement

Today Bluesfest releases the second instalment of outstanding artists to perform at the 5 Day Festival, held annually over Easter, just north of Byron Bay (EVENT DATES: Thu 24th March to Mon 28th March 2016). Co-headlining the second announcement is the incomparable Tom Jones, a living legend who will be appearing at Bluesfest for the first time in 2016. Over […]

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Jon Foreman of Switchfoot

Jon Foreman of Switchfoot

“…it’s connecting with other people through the medium of music, we love playing in our studio, we love recording the songs but they never have the same passion as when you’re trying to play them in front of someone. I think almost the goal of our band is to be like a magician who’s equally as surprised when the rabbit […]

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THE BLACK KEYS’ Upcoming Australia, New Zealand & Japan Concerts Cancelled Due To Patrick Carney’s Injury

THE BLACK KEYS’ Upcoming Australia, New Zealand & Japan Concerts Cancelled Due To Patrick Carney’s Injury

Today Bluesfest Byron Bay, Australia’s multi award winning 5 day Music Festival, which will be held NEXT week over the Easter long weekend (Thu 2nd to Mon 6th of April) reports the following: Due to drummer Patrick Carney’s serious shoulder injury, The Black Keys’ forthcoming concerts in Australia, New Zealand and Japan, as part of their Turn Blue World Tour, […]

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Jim Bogios of Counting Crows

Jim Bogios of Counting Crows

“It’s great to have something that’s stood the test of time like that and where people just relate songs to certain periods of their life or certain things that happened to them and you can see that on people faces because they get really emotional about a lot of the songs on that record.” From release: Counting Crows have sold […]

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Lenny Kravitz Australia/South East Asia & Japan Tour cancellation

Lenny Kravitz Australia/South East Asia & Japan Tour cancellation

Lenny Kravitz management announced today that the Lenny Kravitz’s upcoming Australia / South East Asia Tour has been cancelled, including all dates in Australia, Japan, Philippines, Indonesia and Malaysia due to unforseen scheduling issues. Lenny Kravitz was scheduled to perform in Australia at Bluesfest Byron Bay on Thursday 2nd of April, Melbourne’s Rod Laver Arena on Monday 6th of April […]

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COUNTING CROWS – 2nd Sydney Show Added to Somewhere Under Wonderland Tour

COUNTING CROWS – 2nd Sydney Show Added to Somewhere Under Wonderland Tour

Iconic alt-rock band COUNTING CROWS have added a second Sydney show for their return to Australia this April. Performing headline dates around the country, including an appearance at Byron Bay Bluesfest, Counting Crows will play a second show at Sydney’s State Theatre on Friday April 10. Tickets for this show will go on sale at 10am Wednesday February 4. My […]

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6th Artist Announcement for Bluesfest is here!

6th Artist Announcement for Bluesfest is here!

Today Bluesfest, held over the 5 Day Easter Long Weekend from Thursday 2nd to Monday 6th of April 2015 adds another superb array of artists to its ever-growing festival bill. The 26th Annual Bluesfest will be held at its custom built event site at Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm just outside Byron Bay. BLUESFEST ANNOUNCE # 6 INCLUDES: HOZIER THE WATERBOYS […]

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Joby J. Ford of Mariachi El Bronx

Joby J. Ford of Mariachi El Bronx

“So to me instead of being a mariachi album, it’s a mariachi influenced rock record almost, and it kind of feels a little more who we are than attempting to shred all over the place like I always do *laughs* but there’s nothing wrong with that.” From release: From what began as a bit of fun to blow off steam […]

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BLUESFEST 5th artist announcement – Christmas edition

BLUESFEST 5th artist announcement – Christmas edition

Today Bluesfest, the only Australian Festival to be included in Billboard’s 2014 Top 10 Festivals list, adds more superb artists to its growing 2015 line up. Bluesfest is held over the 5 Day Easter Long Weekend from Thursday 2nd to Monday 6th of April 2015 at its custom built event site at Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm just outside Byron Bay. […]

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LENNY KRAVITZ confirms headline shows in Melbourne & Sydney

LENNY KRAVITZ confirms headline shows in Melbourne & Sydney

Amassing a huge response from media and fans alike following the announcement that US rock legend, Lenny Kravitz, will appear on the 2015 Bluesfest lineup, Chugg Entertainment can now confirm that the unrivalled rock hero himself will also be appearing at two headline shows in both Sydney & Melbourne. Joined by New Orleans hero, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, the […]

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COUNTING CROWS Somewhere Under Wonderland Tour

COUNTING CROWS Somewhere Under Wonderland Tour

Iconic alt-rock band COUNTING CROWS make a welcome return to Australia this April for headline dates around the country, including a previously announced appearance at Byron Bay Bluesfest. Currently touring their native US in support of their long-awaited seventh studio albumSomewhere Under Wonderland, the band are renowned for creating unique and innovative concerts, and are consistently ranked as one of the top live […]

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LENNY KRAVITZ to headline Bluesfest on opening night!

LENNY KRAVITZ to headline Bluesfest on opening night!

Today, Bluesfest, the multi award winning five Day Festival, held annually over the Easter Long weekend just north of Byron Bay (EVENT DATES: Thu 2nd to Mon 6th of April, 2015) delivers to its audience and music lovers across the country a tremendous addition to what is currently being called one of the best festival bills announced anywhere in the world. Regarded as […]

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BLUESFEST reveals the 3rd medley of phenomenal artists who will be performing at Bluesfest 2015

BLUESFEST reveals the 3rd medley of phenomenal artists who will be performing at Bluesfest 2015

Today, Bluesfest Byron Bay, the multi award winning 5 Day Festival, held annually over the Easter Long weekend just north of Byron Bay (EVENT DATES: Thu 2nd to Mon 6th of April, 2015) reveals the 3rd medley of phenomenal artists who will be performing at Bluesfest 2015. Announcement #3 features a strong dose of Blues and Roots and so much more, with […]

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MARIACHI EL BRONX Announce Bluesfest Sideshows

MARIACHI EL BRONX Announce Bluesfest Sideshows

The Bronx alter ego MARIACHI EL BRONX have announced a string of sideshows to coincide with their much anticipated appearance at Bluesfest in 2015.  The Charro suited outfit will be bringing favorites from their first two albums and for the first time brand new music from the latest acclaimed album (III) to life for devoted Australian fans next April. From what began as a […]

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Pat Monahan & Jimmy Stafford of Train (Video Interview)

Pat Monahan & Jimmy Stafford of Train (Video Interview)

“For twenty years we’ve been dodging bullets and somehow consistently making music, then you think maybe all artists who have lasted time are Bulletproof Picasso’s at some point…” On their promo tour of Australia we were lucky to sit down with Pat Monahan and Jimmy Stafford of Train for our first video interview to discuss the band’s new album ‘Bulletproof […]

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BLUESFEST 2015 announce second wave of artists

BLUESFEST 2015 announce second wave of artists

Today, Bluesfest Byron Bay, the highly awarded 5 Day Music Festival, held over the 2015 Easter long weekend (EVENT DATES: Thu 2nd to Mon 6th of April, 2015) reveals its 2nd group of outstanding artists to perform at its purpose-built festival & camping site just north of Byron Bay. The 1st Announcement for the 26th Annual Bluesfest that included THE […]

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THE BLACK KEYS Turn Blue World Tour – Australian Dates Announced

THE BLACK KEYS Turn Blue World Tour – Australian Dates Announced

The Black Keys return to Australia off the back of their successful 8th full-length album Turn Blue. As part of the Turn Blue World Tour, the band will perform in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Adelaide. They will also headline Bluesfest Byron Bay and will be the first artists to play at the inaugural Rolling Green events, from A Day On The Green promoter Roundhouse Entertainment, at wineries in […]

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BLUESFEST launch 2015, first artist announcement!

BLUESFEST launch 2015, first artist announcement!

Bluesfest has added Industry powerhouse TRAIN to their sensational first artist announcement! BLUESFEST FESTIVAL DIRECTOR PETER NOBLE SAYS: “We told you we aint gonna stop now, and guess what we are not going to stop now! We are delighted to add US Roots based Pop band Train to our first artist announcement who will be coming to Bluesfest for the […]

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Newton Faulkner – The Metro Theatre, Sydney – April 9, 2013

Newton Faulkner – The Metro Theatre, Sydney – April 9, 2013

In my final Bluesfest sideshow I’m here at the Metro for a nice chilled out night of acoustic rock in the guise of Newton Faulkner, a performer I’ve not seen before and am looking forward to doing so as I’ve been a fan of his work for quite some time, always intrigued by the one man band aspect of his […]

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