First Artist Announcement 2013
Bluesfest is absolutely delighted to welcome Santana for a first ever performance at the Festival.
Santana emerged from the San Francisco Bay Area music scene in the 1960s, the group has sold more than 100 million records
Iggy and The Stooges
“From the '60s to this moment, IGGY POP has been a solid reminder of what happens when an artist stays true to himself only and doesn’t give a damn about the rest of it … IGGY POP is the Heavyweight Champion of rock and roll.” – Henry Rollins
Steve Miller Band
Call him the Gangster of Love. Call him Maurice. You can even call him the Midnight Toker or Space Cowboy. Everybody knows that Steve Miller speaks the pompitus of love.
Tedeschi Trucks Band
The new generation of guitar-slinging royalty is coming back to Bluesfest. Fans of DEREK TRUCKS and SUSAN TEDESCHI have many reasons to be excited.
William Elliot Whitmore
A man armed only with a banjo and a bass drum can be a formidable force, especially if his name is William Elliott Whitmore. Making his Bluesfest début, William is bringing his brilliant new record, Field Songs with him
Newton Faulkner emerged in 2007 with the debut album Handbuilt By Robots, the Album secured platinum status in Australia and his home, the UK. It wasn’t long after, Newton first wowed Bluesfest audiences in 2008
Frank Turner and The Sleeping Souls
Another Bluesfest first timer, “The people’s prince of punk poetry” (NME) Frank Turner is set to visit our shores for the fourth time. He may have started off as the voice of post-hardcore band Million Dead
Playing for Change **
If you ever needed an excuse to hear some truly incredible music performed by a bunch of the most talented and seasoned musicians from all corners of the globe, here it is
Dear music lover, we would like to you to meet this rugged, raspy and roaring gentleman, who we think you just have to hear. Introducing Halifax’s very own Ben Caplan
Wilco- one of the most requested bands ever to grace the Bluesfest stages are coming back. If you don’t own a Wilco album, your music collection can never be complete
All Stage & Playing time yet to be advised. Please note: Artist Schedule is not guaranteed and is subject to change without notification
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