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 will be John Fogerty who will perform two classic Creedence Clearwater Revival albums, Ziggy Marley, Candi Staton plus more.
This years line-up has a blend of music across the board. Everything from ska-punk, reggae, hip hop, dub, folk, roots, and American soul to alt-country. Wow there is something in here for everyone!
Australia’s legendary pub rock band, Cold Chisel will headline the first day of this year’s festival at Tyagarah Tea Tree farm in Byron Bay. The legendary Australian band will close out the main stage on Thursday 5th of April.
Bluesfest 2012 Line-Up (updated)
John Fogerty (Performing Music of Creedence Clearwater Revival)
David Bromberg Band
Eugene ‘Hideaway’ Bridges
Joanne Shaw Taylor
Hat Fitz & Cara
Eagle and the Worm
Mat. Mchugh (the Beautiful Girls)
Marshall & the Fro
Sublime with Rome
Zappa Plays Zappa
James Vincent McMorrow
Blue King Brown
Melbourne Ska Orchestra
Crosby Stills & Nash
John Hiatt & The Combo
Fabulous Thunderbirds and Alabama 3
Earth Wind & Fire
John Butler Trio
My Morning Jacket
Brian Setzer’s Rockabilly Riot!
Kenny Wayne Shepherd
Justin Townes Earle