The ‘Keep ‘em Coming’ Announcement
Multi-platinum American rock band, Counting Crows are one of the most soulful and recognizable bands of the past two decades.
Ben Harper- Solo
In a very special treat for Ben Harper fans, not only will the Bluesfest favourite be coming to the Festival with his band, but he will also be performing a second show- a solo acoustic show on Good Friday!!!
Just one listen to the first single from The Lumineers self titled album, Ho Hey will have you whistling it all summer long
You could call Taj Mahal a singer, composer, producer, two-time Grammy-winner, world-class musical collaborator, musicians’ advocate, world traveller, fisherman or cigar aficionado
Son of legendary R ‘n’ B bandleader Johnny Otis is a musical prodigy. His music has been described as a magical blend of Blues, Jazz, Rock ‘n’ Roll and Soul
Kitty Daisy & Lewis
“Have you heard of Kitty Daisy & Lewis -they're f***ing amazing” Chris Martin
We think Ben Howard is going to fit in very well here in Byron Bay this Bluesfest, a keen surfer and raised by musical parents with his mother being “a bit of a hippie”,
Tav Falco's Panther Burns
The Memphis Swamp and Blues/ Psycobilly genre has seen a massive resurgence in popularity in recent years, inspiring greats such as The Cramps and and The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion
A Broken Arrow, Oklahoma native, his dad introduced him to the Delta blues and jazz as a kid, and after getting into Hendrix, Led Zeppelin and punk rock during high school, he picked up a Buddy Holly box set.
Royal Southern Brotherhood- The Soul of the South
In the US South, where music is religion, two rock ‘n’ roll bloodlines tower above all others and mere mention of the Allman and Neville Brothers casts a magic spell
It’s impossible not to be curious about this band; one google search and its obvious you have stumbled across something special, a dozen or so rave reviews in and you realise you’re not alone.
“Jake is taking the instrument to a place that I can't see anybody else catching up with him."
- Eddie Vedder (Pearl Jam) after releasing his own album of ukulele songs
How do you describe Damien Dempsey’s music to someone who hasn’t yet been exposed to it? Take some reggae, fuse it with traditional Irish music, add in rock and folk
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 Boomerang Festival will be held at Bluesfest’s home, the Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm on the October Long Weekend, October 4th -6th 2013.