Bluesfest Drops Second Instalment Of 2021 Lineup, Led By Tash Sultana & Ziggy Alberts

Bluesfest have shared the second instalment of their 2021 lineup and it’s their first-ever all Australian announcement. It’s led by Tash Sultana and Ziggy Alberts who’re joined by the likes of Briggs, Kim Churchill, and All Our Exes Live In Texas.

Going down in April next year at Byron Bay’s Tyagarah Tea Farm, the lineup is absolutely stacked.

There’re some icons added to the lineup in Kev Carmody and Ian Moss. While there’s modern Aussie heroes too: Briggs, Tash Sultana, and Kim Churchill.

On the announcement, Bluesfest Director, Peter Noble says, “There’s a number of all Australian line up announcements to come that includes ‘real’ headliners, Indigenous artists and Blues n Roots artists.

“We are setting ourselves up to put on another great Bluesfest albeit in a brand new way. There will be challenges, and we expect to be presenting a festival with a lower capacity and potentially outdoors in order to have a safe event.

“It is sad for us to see that a number of festivals will not go ahead. However, we are working with Government to present a safe event and be part of the return of ‘live’ music in this country.”

Catch the full lineup and festival deets below. And, have a listen to Briggs’ ‘Go To War’, his new single with Thelma Plum.

Bluesfest 2021 Lineup

Tash Sultana

Ziggy Alberts

Kev Carmody

Ian Moss

Hiatus Kaiyote

Russell Morris


Kim Churchill

Mama Kin Spender

All Our Exes Live In Texas


Bon Iver

Patti Smith And Her Band

Jimmy Barnes

George Benson

The Teskey Brothers

John Butler

Xaiver Rudd

The Cat Empire

Kool & The Gang

The Gipsy Kings

Kasey Chambers

The Waifs

Troy Cassar-daley

Michael Franti & Spearhead

The Wailers Perform Songs From ‘Legend’



The Black Sorrows

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue

Tori Kelly

Buffy Sainte-marie

Themarcus King Band

Christone “Kingfish” Ingram

Jimmie Vaughan

John Mayall

Melbourne Ska Orchestra


Larkin Poe

Weddings, Parties, Anything – Exclusive Show


Harts Plays Hendrix

Ash Grunwald

The War & Treaty

Cory Henry & The Funk Apostles

Walter Trout

The Bamboos

Mick Thomas’ Roving Commission

Dami Im

Pierce Brothers

Emily Wurramara


Ray Beadle

Henry Wagons

Hussy Hicks

Pacey, King & Doley

Daniel Champagne

Nathan Cavaleri

Little Georgia

Bluesfest Busking Competition & Winners

The Australian Americana Music Honours

Bluesfest 2021

Tickets on sale now

Thursday, 1st — Monday, 5th April

Tyagarah Tea Farm, Byron Bay

Tickets: Moshtix

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