The 1st Bluesfest Australian (and Kiwi) Artist Announcement
The Cat Empire
Another Bluesfest favourite The Cat Empire are back in 2013, with a bunch of new music which is said to see them returning with the same spirit
Hailing from Torquay on the southern Victorian coast of Australia, Xavier Rudd is a standout favourite of previous Bluesfest’s
A Bluesfest favourite and back by popular demand - RocKwiz Live returns to the Jambalaya Stage for three exciting shows in 2014.
The Break feat. members of Midnight Oil, The Violent Femmes, H&C
Bluesfest audiences are in for a treat this Easter when Australia’s most innovative and powerful surf rock band
Karise Eden, the first winner of The Voice Australia, will be wowing the crowd with her soulful voice that is well beyond her 19 years.
Voted as Australia’s fourth Best Band in the Melbourne Age, The Bamboos have earned themselves the reputation of being Australia’s greatest modern Funk & Soul band
The concept of The Beards is simple - A folk rock band that exclusively perform songs about just one subject: Beards.
Melboune Ska Orchestra
Due to countless requests and their epic performance every time they make an appearance at BLUESFEST we had to ask MELBOURNE SKA ORCHESTRA (MSO) back again
“…rootsy brand of rock 'n'roll that lands somewhere between Bruce Springsteen and Joe Strummer.” The Daily Telegraph
“….nine-piece soul-revivalists Saskwatch are one of the most electrifying outfits to emerge onto the Australian musical landscape in recent memory” Lachlan Kanoniuk, Beat Magazine
The Wilson Pickers
The Wilson Pickers are the coming together of some of the country’s finest songwriters, to make music best played around kitchen table, on back porches and FESTIVALS
Round Mountain Girls
From humble beginnings in a shed atop an isolated outcrop, to the mainstage at this year’s Bluesfest – the phenomenon of the Round Mountain Girls
Hat Fitz & Cara
Perennial BLUESFEST favourite and dynamic duo HAT FITZ & CARA ROBINSON are bringing their truly unique old times Blues and Celtic sound back to the BLUESFEST stage.
Mason Rack Band
After their high impact, ‘exposing’ performance at Bluesfest 2012 (those who were lucky enough to be in the crowd will know exactly what we mean)
The Songs of The Haight Ashbury Stage Show
No doubt about this one folks: If you want to be captivated with this authentic ‘journey back in time’ to the days of peace love and bean sprouts
Lil' Fi & The Dirty Rascals
Lil' Fi is one of Australia's most original roots music blues divas. She is a brassy entertainer with a unique song writing style
Ross Ward first appeared at Bluesfest back in ’95 with the late Wiley Reed, where the idea for the band Wards Xpress
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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The 1st Boomerang Festival was held at Bluesfest’s home, the Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm on the October Long Weekend, October 4th - 6th 2013
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