Who’s Who Bluesfest 2019

Line-up reveal time now for 30th Bluesfest Byron Bay 2019

Ben Harper

 

Organisers of Bluesfest have announced the thirtieth anniversary line-up for the five-day event in 2019.

Again to be located at Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm, just outside Byron Bay over the Easter long weekend (Thursday 18 April to Monday 22 April 2019), the festival will put out up to twelve hours of music each day on multiple stages, along with food and market stalls and onsite camping in a range of accommodation options.

Here is the announced roster:

 

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 & THE VIOLATORS

VINTAGE TROUBLE         •          THE BLACK SORROWS

THE CALIFORNIA HONEYDROPS

TREVOR HALL

I’M WITH HER                •      LARKIN POE

IRISH MYTHEN               •          ELEPHANT SESSIONS

GREENSKY BLUEGRASS

ROCKWIZ LIVE

 

Exclusive Bluesfest only shows by Jack Johnson, Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals and St. Paul & The Broken Bones.

Ray Lamontagne, Kurt Vile & The Violators, Greensky Bluegrass and the folk supergroup I’m With Her will be appearing at the event for the first time.

The Australian contingent in this announcement includes Kasey Chambers, Colin Hay, Tommy Emmanuel, Russell Morris, Richard Clapton, Tex Perkins and The Black Sorrows.

George Clinton will retire from live performance in May 2019 so this will be his final appearance at Byron Bay.

 

Line-up reveal time now for 30th Bluesfest Byron Bay 2019

 

 

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Author: Rob Dickens

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