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Tedeschi Trucks Band, Rickie Lee Jones Announce 2024 Bluesfest Sideshows

Tedeschi Trucks Band and Rickie Lee Jones are both on the lineup for Byron Bay Bluesfest 2024. The two American acts have announced sideshows for late March and early April. This is the second Bluesfest sideshow announcement, following the confirmation of headline dates for Drive-By Truckers and Newton Faulkner in late August.

UPDATE 24/10/2023: Tedeschi Trucks Band have added a second show at Sydney’s State Theatre due to popular demand. Details below.

Bluesfest 2024 is happening at Byron Events Farm in Tyagarah, New South Wales, from Thursday, 28th March to Monday, 1st April. The lineup for next year’s events includes the aforementioned acts alongside Elvis Costello & the Imposters (who’re making up for this year’s last-minute cancellation), Jack Johnson, Tom Jones, The Teskey Brothers and more.

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Tedeschi Trucks Band, led by Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, will perform at Melbourne’s Palais Theatre on Wednesday, 3rd April and Sydney’s State Theatre on Friday, 5th April. The group were last here for Bluesfest 2016, while their latest album, I Am the Moon, came out in September 2022.

Jones kicks off her tour at The Gov, Adelaide, on Tuesday, 26th March. The rock and R&B great will be at Melbourne’s Northcote Theatre on Wednesday, 27th March before bringing her headline run to a close at the Factory Theatre in Sydney on Friday, 29th March.

Jones’ latest album, Pieces of Treasure, came out in April 2023. It features covers of American standards such as Nat King Cole’s ‘Nature Boy’ and ‘There Will Never Be Another You’, which has been recorded by everyone from Chet Baker and Frank Sinatra to Nancy Wilson.

Rickie Lee Jones 2024 Australian Tour

  • Tuesday, 26th March – The Gov, Adelaide SA
  • Wednesday, 27th March – Northcote Theatre, Melbourne VIC
  • Friday, 29th March – Factory Theatre, Sydney NSW

Tickets via Bluesfest

Tedeschi Trucks Band 2024 Australian Tour

  • Wednesday, 3rd April – Palais Theatre, Melbourne VIC
  • Friday, 5th April – State Theatre, Sydney NSW
  • Saturday, 6th April – State Theatre, Sydney NSW (new show)

Tickets via Bluesfest

Further Reading

More Acts Added to Bluesfest 2024: Tedeschi Trucks Band, The Cruel Sea + More

Drive-By Truckers and Newton Faulkner Announce 2024 Australian Tours

A Guide to Every Australian Music Festival Happening in 2023/24

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