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Bluesfest Announces Final Artists For 2022 Festival

The final artists have been announced for Bluesfest 2022. This year’s festival runs from Thursday, 14th April – Monday, 18th April at the Byron Events Farm in Tyagarah, NSW.

Headliners include Midnight Oil, Paul Kelly, Crowded House, Amy Shark, Kasey Chambers, The Teskey Brothers and the Cat Empire. The following acts have been added to the mix:

Honeydripper’s Dylan Party – a Bob Dylan tribute performance curated by Joe Camilleri and buttressed by The Black Sorrows. Guests include Ross Wilson, Emma Donovan, Russell Morris, Kevin Borich, Fiona Boyes, Tex Perkins, Nicky Bomba, Lisa Hunt, The Brewster Brothers, Lachy Doley, All Our Exes Live In Texas, Roshani and Darlinghurst.

Bluesfest also welcomes First Nations songwriter Kev Carmody & Friends, Little River Band’s Glenn Shorrock and Dutch soul and reggae artist Clarence Bekker. Also announced are the Bluesfest Busking Competition winners: Bronte Eve (over 18) and Ben Swissa Trio (grommets).

“I have always said, ‘When Bluesfest returns, it will be with a bang!’ and these special artists completing our Bluesfest 2022 lineup really put the cream on top of the cherry which was already on top of the cream which was already covering the Bluesfest cake,” said Bluesfest director, Peter Noble.

“I look forward to throwing the gates open wide and welcoming you to the Byron Events Farm, the home of Bluesfest.”

Bluesfest 2022

Honeydripper’s Dylan Party

Kev Carmody & Friends

Glenn Shorrock

Clarence Bekker


Midnight Oil

Paul Kelly

Jimmy Barnes

John Butler

Xavier Rudd

Pete Murray

Mark Seymour & The Undertow

Kate Ceberano

Kasey Chambers

The Waifs

The Church

Jon Stevens

Ian Moss

The Living End

The Angels

Ross Wilson And The Peaceniks

Russell Morris

Troy Cassar-Daley


Tex Perkins

The Man In Black

Hiatus Kaiyote

Kate Miller-Heidke

Weddings Parties Anything

The Black Sorrows

The Bamboos



Ash Grunwald

Melbourne Ska Orchestra

Vika & Linda

Jeff Lang

Nathan Cavaleri

Mick Thomas’ Roving Commission

Kim Churchill

Henry Wagons


Garrett Kato

Mama Kin Spender

Dami Im

Pierce Brothers

Emily Wurramara

The Buckleys

Fiona Boyes & The Fortune Tellers

Ray Beadle

Pacey, King & Doley

All Our Exes Live In Texas

Hussy Hicks


Declan Kelly

Daniel Champagne

Little Georgia


Round Mountain Girls

The Regime

Electric Lemonade

Palm Valley

George Benson


The Marcus King Band

The Wailers

Amadou & Mariam

The War & Treaty

Christone ‘Kingfish’ Ingram

Cory Henry


Hoodoo Gurus

Baker Boy

Renee Geyer

Sam Teskey

Kara Grainger

Jeff Martin Plays The Songs Of Led Zeppelin

The Teskey Brothers

Missy Higgins





Fat Freddy’s Drop

Josh Teskey & Ash Grunwald

John Williamson

C.W. Stoneking

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