The hype and anticipation surrounding this year’s installment of Bluesfest is beginning to reach peak hysterics.

Bluesfest has garnered a reputation not only for bringing Australian audience’s the biggest and most acclaimed international acts in blues, roots, and soul but by exposing burgeoning local talent to eager music fans.

With a slew of sideshows previously announced, bringing the electrifying live shows of Hurray for the Riff Raff, Benjamin Booker and Robert Plant to headline shows around the nation, local supports set to warm up crowds have now been announced.

Joining the roster of acts will be future soul singer Wallace, earthy roots artists William Bloom and the enigmatic Mojo Juju, taking their unique sounds to huge audiences around the country.

Check ou the full list of support acts here:

Wallace supports Morcheeba in Sydney

William Bloom supports Morcheeba in Melbourne

Mojo Juju and June Junes (Two Steps on the Water) supports Hurray for the Riff Raff in Melbourne

Slow Dancer supports Hurray for the Riff Raff in Sydney

Tracy McNeil supports Walter Trout in Melbourne

Roshani supports Walter Trout in Sydney

Madre Monte Trio support Juanes in Sydney and Melbourne

Unity Floors supports Benjamin Booker in Sydney

Jade imagine and Baby Blue supports Benjamin Booker in Melbourne

BLUESFEST 2018

Thursday March 29 – Monday April 2, 2018
Byron Bay, NSW

Tickets on sale now

Joining…

Dan Sultan

All Our Exes Live In Texes

Chain

Con Brio

Mia Dyson

Shaun Kirk

Caiti Baker

Steve Smyth

Dog Trumpet

Hanlon Brothers

Joining…

Ms. Lauryn Hill

Joining….

Kesha
Sheryl Crow
Melissa Etheridge
Juanes
Seu Jorge
Ziggy Alberts
Ásgeir
Newton Faulkner
Afro Celt Sound System
Harry Manx
Harts
Holy Holy
William Crighton
Elephant Sessions

Joining…

Lionel Richie
Robert Plant And The Sensational Space Shifters
John Butler Trio
Tash Sultana
Seal
Jackson Browne
Michael Franti & Spearhead
Youssou Ndour
Jason Isbell And The 400 Unit
Gomez
Rag’N’Bone Man
José González
First Aid Kit
Morcheeba
Gov’t Mule
The New Power Generation
The Original Blues Brothers Band
Chic Featuring Nile Rodgers
Jimmy Cliff
The Wailers
Canned Heat
Walter Trout
Lukas Nelson & Promise Of The Real
Joe Louis Walker
Bobby Rush
Hurray For The Riff Raff
Benjamin Booker
Eric Gales
Dumpstaphunk
André Cymone
The California Honeydrops
Rick Estrin & The Nightcats
The Teskey Brothers