Bluesfest 2014


Here’s Proof Australia Loves Blockbuster International Tours

Australian tours, venues, promoters and festivals have all ranked highly in Billboard’s year end Boxscore report with local names like Frontier Touring, Chugg Entertainment and Byron Bay’s Bluesfest named amongst the world’s highest grossing live music industry figures in 2014. According to the Boxscore results, beloved Australian festival Byron Bay Bluesfest is amongst the world’s […]

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Elvis Costello And The Imposters – Hamer Hall, Melbourne 17/04/14

There was nothing unexpected when Elvis Costello emerged onstage with his back-up band The Imposters. As are his traditional wares these days, he sported a fedora, black-rimmed spectacles and a pinstriped suit, with a guitar latched over his shoulder. Without any hubbub or banter, he launched into his first song, Brilliant Mistake. Appropriately titled, Brilliant […]


Bluesfest Promoter Says We Need To Chill Out About Australian Festivals

Byron Bay Bluesfest chief Peter Noble has given a more promising forecast for the Australian festival market than most are used to hearing, recently telling The Music that not only is his popular blues and roots event going strong, but that many other promoters also have reason to smile. “We’ve done pretty well pretty much […]


Revised Byron Bay Bluesfest Timetable Released

The organisers of 2014’s mammoth Byron Bay Bluesfest have today released a revised festival timetable, filling in the gaps from the previous release and making a few slight adjustments to let the very lucky punters know exactly when and where they’ll need to be to enjoy the smooth tunes of such acts as John Mayer, […]


Bluesfest 2014 Lineup Adds Final Touches

Just when you thought they couldn’t possibly cram more goodness into this year’s Bluesfest, organisers have gone and done just that, dropping some last minute names on to the 25th anniversary lineup of the festival. Supergroup Coronet Blue will be hitting the Bluesfest stage, with an all-star lineup featuring John Rooney, Blondie Chaplin, Mitch Easter, […]

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