The Byron Bay Bluesfest is one of the top music festivals in the world. It showcases music from around the world annually on the Easter long weekend on 120 hectares at Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm, just north of Byron Bay, Australia.
The Bluesfest Byron Bay 2017 will see performances from Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefers, NAS and The Soul Rebels, Mary J. Blige, Buddy Guy, Mavis Staples, Beth Hart . Legends Patti Smith, Bonnie Raitt, The Doobie Brothers, Jethro Tull, Booker T Jones, the guitar heroes in Carlos Santana and Eric Gales. The lineup is intensive with 200 performances with up to 7 stages over 5 days. See the full lineup.
Bluesfest presents the biggest names in music to Australian audiences each year festival in Australia & renowned for being a safe, fun, family-friendly event.
The festival has been recognized as one of the top festivals in the world .It is the vision of Peter Noble, the Festivals Director. Noble comments on the 2017 festival: Bluesfest 2017 feels like the event I exactly want it to be as the creative director. There's more Jazz, more Blues, more emerging artists, more legends, more great contemporary artists, more roots artists AND MORE FEMALE ARTISTS. I'm very satisfied with where we have gotten, especially this year.
International music industry giants Billboard and Pollstar have named Bluesfest among the best music festivals in the world. Bluesfest has come in at number 7 on Billboard's list of top musical festivals.
Bluesfest is also proud to report that for the 5th year in a row, has been nominated in the prestigious 2016 Annual Pollstar Awards in the category of 'International Music Festival of the Year'. Bluesfest has been recognised alongside international festival heavyweights The Barclaycard British Summer Time Hyde Park (UK), The Glastonbury Festival (UK), Lollapalooza Berlin (Germany), Primavera Sound (Spain) and Rock Werchter (Belgium).
Of the destination music festivals to attend, put this on your short list and head down to Byron Bay this Easter weekend. Tickets bluesfestaustralia
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