Donavon Frankenreiter Joins Bluesfest 2015 Lineup

Donavon Frankenreiter has joined the Bluesfest 2015 lineup. Taking to Facebook, Frankenreiter has said, “We are so excited to be apart of this years Bluesfest.”

He also promised fans more tour dates for March and April 2015 will be announced soon. While Frankenreiter didn’t clarify where those upcoming shows will be, he will be in Australia for Bluesfest in early April. Frankenreiter has said he will bring his surf rock tones to the Byron Bay festival on the 3rd and 4th of that month, and will also perform at Michael Franti & Spearhead’s Perth Bluesfest sideshow on the 18th April.

Frankenreiter appeared at Byron Bay Surf Festival in October, and toured in support of Xavier Rudd in September and October 2013. The American musician and professional surfer, who has released music with his buddy Jack Johnson in the past, dropped his latest album, Start Livin’ in 2012.

He joins an impressive Bluesfest 2015 lineup, which includes the likes of The Black Keys, Lenny Kravitz, Jurassic 5 and Ben Howard. View the updated Bluesfest lineup in full alongside ticket details, below.

Watch: Donavon Frankenreiter – Shine (Live At Music Feeds Studio)

Byron Bay Bluesfest 2015

Donavon Frankenreiter


Lenny Kravitz

The Gipsy Kings (feat. Nicolas Reyes & Tonino Baliardo)

Rodrigo Y Gabriela

Jurassic 5

John Mayall

Keb Mo

Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin with the Guilty Ones

JJ Grey & Mofro

Tony Joe White

Jon Cleary

Trevor Hal

Serena Ryder

Jake Shimabukuro

Music Maker Foundation (feat. Cool John Ferguson, Little Freddie King, Alabama Slim, George Stancell)

Michael Franti’s Soulshine

Ben Harper and The Innocent Criminals

Paolo Nutini

David Gray

Ben Howard

Counting Crows

Jimmy Cliff

Mavis Staples

Gary Clark Jr


Ruthie Foster

The Beat

Keziah Jones

Playing For Change

The Black Keys

Zac Brown Band

Alabama Shakes


Michael Franti & Spearhead

George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic

Paul Kelly Presents The Merri Soul Sessions feat Dan Sultan, Kira Puru, & Vika And Linda Bull

Xavier Rudd and The United Nations

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue



The Chris Robinson Brotherhood

Beth Hart

Frank Turner and The Sleeping Souls

Mariachi El Bronx

G. Love & Special Sauce

Pokey Lafarge

Band Of Skulls

Rockwiz Live

+ more to be announced

Thursday, 2nd April – Monday, 6th April 2015

Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm, Byron Bay NSW

Tickets: Byron Bay Bluesfest | Moshtix | Ticketmaster

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