Bluesfest

Bluesfest is Australia's premier contemporary blues and roots music festival. Held annually over the Easter long weekend, Bluesfest draws some of the biggest acts both from Australia and internationally.

It looks like Jay-Z is headlining Bluesfest next year

Bluesfest is known for throwing some spanners in the works of its massive lineups, well outside the realms of anything you’d call ‘blues’, and if a not-so-subtle hint from festival...

The music legends came thick and fast at Bluesfest 2017

“The people have the power” is what Patti Smith sings, but for the 28th Bluesfest at Byron Bay the women definitely had the power and the glory. Neil Finn summed...

Bluesfest continues to bring the goods on its fourth day

For those of you at home doing the math, the fourth day of Bluesfest means that we’re 80% of the way through this epic musical happening. While fans have already...

All the action from day three of Bluesfest

The third day of Bluesfest means that we’re now at the halfway point to this marathon festival. Already, fans have seen phenomenal acts such as Patti Smith, Mary J. Blige,...

Mary J. Blige, Trombone Shorty, and more continued Bluesfest’s reign of brilliance

With the 2017 edition of Bluesfest well underway, punters have been hanging out for an amazing weekend of music and fun. With day one featuring a stellar lineup of artists...

Nas, Patti Smith, and Vintage Trouble kicked off the 28th Bluesfest in the best way possible

Bluesfest has returned for its 28th edition, bringing a an absolutely amazing lineup of blues, roots, and rock and roll to Byron Bay for five days over the Easter Long...

Bluesfest announce the full lineup for this year’s Boomerang Festival

Bluesfest 2017 is already shaping up to be another incredible year, with music legend Patti Smith closing out her Australian touring career and local hero Neil Finn playing alongside such...

Bluesfest adds even more big names to the lineup

Byron Bay’s Bluesfest has just piled name after name onto its 2017 lineup so far, and just when we thought it couldn’t get any bigger, they’ve added another round of...

Bluesfest announces a slew of Aussie acts to support Bluesfest touring artists

Bluesfest have a number of amazing acts this year, and if you cannot get to Byron to check out the actual festival, you’ll have the chance to catch a lot...

Bluesfest 2017 adds 11 more acts, Neil Finn to close out festival

Crowded House and Jet have joined the Bluesfest Byron Bay lineup. Well, not really, but both bands’ frontmen will be there. Neil Finn is set to close out the festival...

UK legends Madness announce Bluesfest sideshows

Ska icons Madness will be making their way to Australia very soon for their set at this year’s rather-large Bluesfest in April, but they’ll be taking the opportunity to make...

Courtney Barnett Has Joined The Huge Bluesfest Lineup

Courtney Barnett is the latest addition to the huge Bluesfest lineup. Barnett was recently announced as the special guest at the final show on the Aussie leg of Patti Smith...

Three More Bluesfest Acts Have Just Announced Sideshows

While Bluesfest and its touring arm have already offered up a heap of sideshows for this year’s festival, three more acts have just announced that they’ll be taking their shows...

Bluesfest 2017 Adds Jimmy Buffett And The Coral Reefers To The Lineup

Bluesfest 2017 is about to get bigger with a new addition to kick off the new year in Jimmy Buffett and The Coral Reefers, the prolific U.S. singer-songwriter and his...

Barry Gibb Pulls Out Of Bluesfest And Aussie Tour

Barry Gibb is the second major star from the still-massive Bluesfest 2017 lineup to cancel over the past few weeks, after he is forced to cancel his entire Australian tour....