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You may be thinking we are all done with our artist announcement after last week's, but nothing could be further from the truth.
We have another classy ARTIST ANNOUNCEMENT coming your way Wednesday, 8th of March at 10am AEDT.
Also big on the calendar, on the same day, will be the release of the full playing schedule with all the stages and times – the entire kit and caboodle – the one you have been waiting for.
It sure is all happening now and Bluesfest is now only 41 days away!
Last week’s announcement including Neil Finn, Vintage Trouble, Nic Cester has put Bluesfest into MASSIVE overdrive and ticket sales have reached new dimensions.
Please don’t wait any longer to purchase your tickets, as some ticket types are VERY close to selling out. Don't miss out!
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Here are some of the amazing reviews from the media about last week’s announcement:
Bluesfest continues to grow, with the addition of some first-class talent. Leading the charge comes legendary Australian songwriter Neil Finn, who will take the stage with his band to close out the festival in a career-spanning set. – Beat.com.au
(Neil Finn) The beloved frontman will be joining the blues extravaganza – The Music
BLUESFEST'S lineup has gotten an exciting new addition in the form of Neil Finn and his band. Finn, along with his bands Split Enz and Crowded House are responsible for some of Australia's most beloved songs including 'Don't Dream It's Over', 'I Got You', 'Something So Strong', 'Better Be Home Soon', 'Weather With You' and 'Four Seasons in One Day'. – Byron News
Here’s what our friends on Facebook had to say:
The Vintage Trouble boys are back in town on Saturday ... you bloody beauty. Prepare to be spellbound. Don't miss them - Garry Jacobson
Vintage Trouble were awesome last year, great announcement! And Neil Finn, no words other than brilliant ... - Troy Brown
Vintage Trouble and St. Paul and the Broken bones were standouts, they were absolute revelations in 2016. Not bad given the rest of the line up. I'll be there again. - Joshua Geffen
And there were some very happy forum members too
I agree, this is a fantastic lineup. So many brilliant artists for me to see there are going to be too many clashes. My favs are, Miles Electric Band, this is going to be a dream come true after seeing Miles live in 1986. Dumpstaphunk, with 2 bass players it's gonna get greasy. Mud Morganfield blues royalty. Roy Ayers, jazz funk at its best. Snarky Puppy, gonna blow ya mind with their brilliance. Vasti Jackson, blues on fire. Eric Gales, guitar slinger. Booker T, California Honeydrops, and so many more. Thank you Bluesfest for doing a wonderful job. You have excelled yourself! – Valkrie
Always a great lineup and this year is looking as good as any I've been to in the last 18 years. Especially happy to see Ivy back this year for some hard rockin' blues. – Little Willie
That’s right, you heard it here first folks, Bluesfest is getting ...
The multi award winning glamping experience Flash Camp is coming to Bluesfest…for the first time ever. Flash Camp offers luxury camping accommodation for the festival goer who still wants to be amongst it all but with all the luxury touches.
Bluesfest and Flash Camp have come together to bring this experience to you. Only a limited number of tents will be available so you will need to get in quick before we release them to the general public.
- Private Fenced Off Camping Area
- VIP Toilets and Showers
(Flash Camp Only)
- Private Parking*
- Charging Stations
- Quality Bed Linen and Pillows
- Biology Skin Toiletries
(On arrival only)
- Armadillo & Co Rugs
- LED Solar Lights (In Tents)
- Canvas Bell Tent
- Communal Lounge Access
- Mood Lighting
- Comfortable Mattress**
- Fresh Towels (Daily)
- Bamboo Furniture
(Tables and Chairs)
- Assortment of Games
- Flash Camp Staff on Site
*Limited Spaces Available – please let us know if you are bringing a car
**Bedding Configuration is either a queen or 2 singles
$2,500 per tent in addition to festival & camping tickets
Available to 5 Day Festival and Campers only
HOW TO BOOK:
Bookings can only be taken over the phone, so call our friendly ticketing team and they can answer all your questions and take your booking (02) 6685 8310.
... as these are going to fly out the door.
Vintage Trouble hitting Sydney and Melbourne
You demanded more Vintage Trouble and we have listened! Not only will they be rocking Bluesfest, Trouble Makers in Sydney and Melbourne can catch the fellas on the dates below. Get in quick, tickets are flying out the door.
170 Russell, Melbourne - SUNDAY 9 APRIL 2017
Oxford Arts Factory, Sydney - WEDNESDAY 12 APRIL 2017
Due to HUGE demand for tickets, Gallant’s Sydney show has been moved to The Metro
After selling out Oxford Arts Factory, we are delighted to announce Gallant’s Sydney show has been moved to The Metro Theatre to keep up with the huge demand for tickets. Melbourne fans this is your warning – we are expecting tickets to be sold out in a matter of days.
Corner Hotel, Melbourne - MONDAY 17 APRIL 2017
The Metro Theatre - TUESDAY 18 APRIL 2017
Second Sydney show for Roy Ayers now on sale!
Bluesfest Touring is thrilled to announce that another Sydney show has been added at The Basement for the one and only Roy Ayers.
The Croxton, Melbourne VIC - SUN 9 APRIL 2017
The Basement, Sydney NSW - TUE 11 APRIL 2017
The Basement, Sydney NSW - WED 12 APRIL 2017
Win an Organ Lesson and Meet and Greet with Booker T.!
Sydney, you are in luck! You can win an organ lesson and Meet & Greet with Booker T. Each winner and their friend will have a 15 minute organ lesson and get to spend time with a true legend of music – Booker T. To win you must have tickets to the Sydney show on 20 April at The Metro Theatre.
Once you have your tickets, share with Bluesfest Touring why Booker T. is your musical hero and how he has influenced your life / music / career – the MOST creative entry WINS! Email entries to email@example.com before Friday 3rd March 2017 with subject line BOOKER T SYDNEY MEET & GREET COMPETITION.