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Bluesfest Release First Artist Lineup


The first lineup for the 28th Bluesfest has just been announced, and it’s got us longing for next Easter already!

On the bill are Grammy award-winning Zac Brown Band, who will be returning to the festival after performing there two years ago. Patti Smith will also be making an appearance, alongside the Lumineers, and Buddy Guy. Ten times Grammy winner Bonnie Raitt will be joining the lineup, alongside funky fellow Jethro Tull.

Sadly, no news yet on whether or not Prophets of Rage will be making a performance, after Bluesfest head Peter Noble hinted at it earlier this year.

Also confirmed for the festival are Billy Brag, Mavis Staples, Beth Hart, and Snarky Puppy, plus many more!

With such a fantastic lineup already confirmed, we can’t wait for the follow up announcements to find out what other rad acts will be appearing!

Bluesfest 2017 First Lineup Announcement:

Zac Brown Band
Patti Smith
Buddy Guy
Bonnie Raitt
Mavis Staples
Billy Bragg
Jethro Tull
Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue
Gregory Porter
Snarky Puppy
St. Paul & The Broken Bones
Beth Hart
Laura Mvula
Roy Ayers
Booker T Presents The Stax Records Revue
Andrew Bird
Rickie Lee Jones
Joan Osborne
Turin Brakes
The Strumbellas
Jake Shimabukuro
Nikki Hill
Irish Mythen

+ many more TBA!

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Bluesfest 2017

Tyagarah Tee Tree Farm, Byron Bay

Check out our Photo Galleries & Live Reviews from Bluesfest 2016