Bluesfest today announced the playing times for Bluesfest 2016 to be held north of Byron Bay over the Easter long weekend.
Bluesfest 2016 has made its final line-up known, with twelve more artists added to the already impressive roster. Bluesfest will be held at its purpose-built site just outside of Byron Bay for the Easter long weekend (Thursday 24 to Monday 28 of March 2016).
New Melbourne Show for Jason Isbell
Special Guest On Tour Is Eilen Jewell
Two good news announcements for lovers of fine Americana and alt. country music.
Love Police advised today that, due to high demand, Jason Isbell has added an extra show in Melbourne (The Croxton, Thornbury on April 1). Tickets on sale now. Continue reading
Here’s an extract from the official statement:
Due to circumstances beyond his control, Sturgill Simpson must regrettably cancel his upcoming dates in Australia and New Zealand, including his Sydney and Melbourne show and his performances at Australia’s Bluesfest as well as New Zealand’s inaugural Auckland City Limits.
I was a bit wary when ticket holders like myself were given a part refund a few weeks ago, as the ticket price for the Melbourne show was reduced. Sounds like it was due to not enough ticket sales, which is a damn shame.
My original post is below
Listen up if you like alt.country or outlaw country.
BLUESFEST ANNOUNCES MORE ARTISTS
Featuring Modest Mouse, Graham Nash, Kamasi Washington & more
The 27th Bluesfest Byron Bay, held over Easter (Thu 24 March – Mon 28 March 2016) adds more artists from overseas and Australia.
The Bluesfest 2016 artist roster has grown again, with its sixth artist announcement, adding to what appears to be one of the best line-ups for years. Bluesfest 2016 takes place in Byron Bay over the Easter Long Weekend 24 to 28 March 2016.
LATEST BLUESFEST 2016 ARTIST ANNOUNCEMENT INCLUDES:
THE “ORIGINAL” BLUES BROTHERS BAND
THE BLIND BOYS OF ALABAMA
JEFF MARTIN (THE TEA PARTY)
TEX PERKINS AND THE APE
2016 BLUESFEST ARTISTS ALREADY ANNOUNCED
THE NATIONAL• D’ANGELO
NOEL GALLAGHER’S HIGH FLYING BIRDS
CITY AND COLOUR • THE DECEMBERISTS • THE CAT EMPIRE
COLD WAR KIDS• HIATUS KAIYOTE
ALLEN STONE • NAHKO AND MEDICINE FOR THE PEOPLE
VINTAGE TROUBLE • BLACKBERRY SMOKE • HARTS
BRIAN WILSON performs ‘PET SOUNDS’ final performances in its entirety and his greatest hits • TOM JONES
UB40 feat. ALI CAMPBELL, ASTRO & MICKEY VIRTUE
JACKSON BROWNE • MELISSA ETHERIDGE • TAJ MAHAL (SOLO)
STEVE EARLE AND THE DUKES • THE WAILERS • THE RESIDENTS
BLUES AND ROOTS
JOE BONAMASSA • TEDESCHI TRUCKS BAND
JASON ISBELL • RHIANNON GIDDENS
STURGILL SIMPSON • THE WORD • GRACE POTTER
THE SELECTER • NATHANIEL RATELIFF & THE NIGHT SWEATS
SHAKEY GRAVES • ST PAUL AND THE BROKEN BONES
LUCKY PETERSON • TWEEDY
JANIVA MAGNESS • SONGHOY BLUES
HOUNDMOUTH • FANTASTIC NEGRITO • CON BRIO
LORD HURON • KALEO • MIKE LOVE
LUKAS NELSON AND PROMISE OF THE REAL
THE BROS. LANDRETH • KIM CHURCHILL • SHOOGLENIFTY
MOJO JUJU • PIERCE BROTHERS
STEVE SMYTH • EMDEE
Bluesfest Byron Bay, adds another list of artists to its already impressive bill.
LATEST BLUESFEST 2016 ARTIST ANNOUNCEMENT INCLUDES: Continue reading