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Bluesfest Adds 16 More Acts To Its 2018 Lineup

Written by Tom Williams on October 24, 2017

Organisers of Byron Bay Bluesfest have expanded their 2018 lineup with a list of 16 new acts, including the likes of Seal, Michael Franti & Spearhead and Senegalese singer Youssou N’dour.

Also joining the Bluesfest roster today are Jackson Browne, England’s Rag ‘N’ Bone Man, reggae legends The Wailers, American muso Benjamin Booker and more, adding to previously announced acts like Robert Plant And The Sensational Space Shifters, Lionel Richie, The John Butler Trio and Tash Sultana. Catch the full, updated lineup below.

Bluesfest 2018 will take place at Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm just outside of Byron Bay over the Easter long weekend, with multiple stages, food and market stalls, on-site camping and 12 hours of music each day.

A number of festival sideshows have already been announced, and you can see all the dates in our dedicated Bluesfest 2018 sideshows feed.

Bluesfest 2018 Lineup

YOUSSOU N’DOUR
SEAL
MICHAEL FRANTI & SPEARHEAD
JACKSON BROWNE
JASON ISBELL AND THE 400 UNIT
GOMEZ
RAG ’N’ BONE MAN
THE ORIGINAL BLUES BROTHERS BAND
JIMMY CLIFF
THE WAILERS
BENJAMIN BOOKER
HURRAY FOR THE RIFF RAFF
CANNED HEAT
WALTER TROUT
ANDRE CYMONE
THE TESKEY BROTHERS

Joining… (First Announcement)

ROBERT PLANT AND THE SENSATIONAL SPACE SHIFTERS
LIONEL RICHIE
THE JOHN BUTLER TRIO
TASH SULTANA
THE NEW POWER GENERATION
CHIC FEATURING NILE RODGERS
FIRST AID KIT
JOSE GONZALEZ
MORCHEEBA
GOV’T MULE
LUKAS NELSON & PROMISE OF THE REAL
THE CALIFORNIA HONEYDROPS
ERIC GALES
BOBBY RUSH
DUMPSTAPHUNK
JOE LOUIS WALKER
RICK ESTRIN & THE NIGHTCATS

Bluesfest 2018

Thursday, 29th March — Monday, 2nd April
Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm, Byron Bay
Tickets: Official Website

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