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Bluesfest 2012 – Third Announcement

Written by Brayden Darke on December 19, 2011

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 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 next 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)

Sublime with Rome
Zappa Plays Zappa
James Vincent McMorrow
Josh Pyke
Blue King Brown
Eileen Jewell
Busby Marou
Melbourne Ska Orchestra


Crosby Stills & Nash
The Specials
Lucinda Williams
John Hiatt & The Combo
Angelique Kidjo
Seasick Steve
Keb Mo
Nick Lowe
Rosie Ledet
Seth Lakeman
Harry Manx
Fabulous Thunderbirds and Alabama 3
Roger Daltrey
Earth Wind & Fire
The Pogues
John Butler Trio
Buddy Guy
Maceo Parker
My Morning Jacket
Brian Setzer’s Rockabilly Riot!
Kenny Wayne Shepherd
Jonny Lang
Yann Tiersen
Steve Earle
Justin Townes Earle
Trombone Shorty
The Jayhawks

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