The Telegraph has sadly reported that a 49-year-old woman passed away while awaiting John Fogerty to take the stage on the final day of Byron Bay Bluesfest 2012.
Police have continued their sniffer dog blitz on music festivals around the country with 159 drug detections being made at Bluesfest over the weekend.
The Bluesfest 2012 Festival kicked into full gear last night in Byron Bay with a headline performance from Cold Chisel, which saw the capacity crowd singing along in unity to Khe Sanh.
The fifth and final round of artists for Byron Bay’s Bluesfest 2012 has been revealed this morning. This announcement also includes the replacement for Roger Daltrey, who cancelled a fortnight ago. John Fogerty will be performing a second show on Monday 9th of April as well, playing two classic Creedence Clearwater Revival albums as well
Festivalgoers are just the type of people Marty Marquis from Blitzen Trapper likes to hang out with.
Roger Daltrey has cancelled his entire Australian tour, including shows at Bluesfest.
Due to popular demand, John Butler has announced a handful of new shows in support of his Tin Shed Talestour.
This April, one of the greatest forces in African music, Angelique Kidjo, will return to Sydney Opera House on the back of her appearance on the Bluesfest 2012 line-up. She’ll be joined by award-winning American blues singer/guitarist and songwriter, Keb’ Mo’ in his first Australian tour with a full band. Angelique Kidjo has done more
The fourth round of artists for Byron Bay’s Bluesfest 2012 has been revealed. This time around we’ve been promised more than 30 artists, including some very special headliners and the return of previous favourites. Joining three previous announcement artists such as Roger Daltrey, Earth Wind & Fire, Crosby Stills & Nash and Zappa Plays Zappa
After his one-off Sydney concert in October 2011 that was the most expensive Australian concert last year, the man who puts the oogie in your boogie, Stevie Wonder, is set to return to Australia in early April.
The third round of acts for Byron Bay’s Bluesfest 2012 have been revealed. Joining first and second announcement acts such as Roger Daltrey, Earth Wind & Fire, Crosby Stills & Nash and The Specials, will be Zappa Plays Zappa, Blue King Brown, Sublime with Rome, Josh Pyke plus more. This years line-up has a blend
Bluesfest 2012 organisers have announced today that Cold Chisel will headline the first day of next year’s festival
Soul and R&B heroes, Earth, Wind & Fire will return to Australia in April on the back of their appearance on the Bluesfest 2012 line-up in Byron Bay. Arriving on Wednesday 4th April at Melbourne’s Palais Theatre, the tour then heads north to Sydney for a show at the Hordern Pavilion (Reserved Seating) on Thursday
Roger Daltrey, the iconic lead singer of The Who, will be doing a number of Australian tour dates in April 2012 on the back of his appearance on Byron Bay’s Bluesfest 2012 line-up. He’ll perform The Who’s legendary rock opera Tommy from start to finish (The Who never actually played the complete Tommy). Daltrey premiered
Legendary guitarist Buddy Guy and “wiry young teenager with the voice of a grizzled ole bluesman” Jonny Lang will be doing some Australian Tour dates on the back on their appearance on the Bluesfest 2012 line-up in March. Eric Clapton has described him as what Elvis was for other people, it’s hard to find a
The second round of acts for Byron Bay’s Bluesfest 2012 have been revealed. Joining first announcement acts such as Roger Daltrey, Earth Wind & Fire, The Pogues and Australia’s own John Butler Trio will be Crosby Stills & Nash, The Specials, John Hiatt & The Combo, Lucinda Williams plus 9 more artists. Bluesfest is one
The first round Bluesfest 2012 line up has been announced. This year’s being headlined by Roger Daltrey, the iconic lead singer of The Who, will perform legendary rock opera Tommy from start to finish.