Bluesfest 2012 – Third Announcement

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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