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Check out what the media had to say about the 2016 Second Artist Announcement!


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Are you ready to be singing & dancing along to TOM JONES and JACKSON BROWNE next Easter?  We sure are big time! Not to mention the other 29+ artists we have announced for Bluesfest 2016 so far!

Here at Bluesfest, we are still buzzing with excitement after last week’s massive second artist announcement. It garnered a huge media frenzy and people from all over the world have been commenting on the line-up and wishing Bluesfest was closer to them!

Since the last announcement, there has been a huge rise in ticket sales and should you have your tickets in the bag, then there is no need to do anything, but to sit back and enjoy the things to come.  

If you have NOT yet purchased your 2016 tickets yet please note this: Right now some of our ticket prices for the 2016 Festival are MUCH lower than they were at the same time last year leading into our 2015 Bluesfest. How good is that?  We suggest you buy your tickets as soon as you possibly can as price rises are always around the corner!

Scroll down to find out more about our special 'Time to Pay' Ticket Lay-by offer!

Click on the playing schedule below to see who will be gracing our stages on what day - there really is something for all musical tastes!

Over 100 artists perform at Bluesfest and with 31+ announced so far, there are many more artist announcements to come soon! We look forward to spending Easter 2016 with you and all these incredible artists!

2016 First Artist Announcement

2016 Second Artist Announcement 

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What the Australian media had to say about our 2nd announce!


"While other festivals strain to pack their bills with edgy young artists, Bluesfest has again done what it does best: mined some of the most influential acts of the past 50 years to steadily assemble a line-up that seems to guarantee another memorable event." PETER VINCENT - SYDNEY MORNING HERALD

"Best of all, these hugely talented artists and musicians gracing this mighty Bluesfest 2016 announcement are just the latest wave of what will ultimately be an army of talented musos, who’ll be wowing crowds in Byron Bay next Easter." TONEDEAF

"Bluesfest bolsters its eclectic collection of artists from blues, roots, soul and everything in between…" KATHY MCCABE - NEWSCORP

"Iconic Music Acts Added To Bluesfest 2016 Bill." – THE MUSIC


"Byron Bay’s Bluesfest has just gotten a whole lot bigger, with a host of impressive names joining the bill overnight". MIXDOWN

"The legendary Tom Jones and Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds lead the second round of announcements for the festival’s impressive lineup." FASTERLOUDER

"Bluesfest have added Tom Jones, Jackson Browne, Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, and numerous other big hitters to their 2016 lineup." MAXTV

"Hold onto your panties ladies … Bluesfest organisers have announced that Welsh crooner Tom Jones will be performing for the first time this year." ECHO NETDAILY

"For fans of modern Americana music, this announcement is absolutely enormous." DOUBLE J

We have had a huge social media response - WORLDWIDE!

Wish i could be there.what a line up.

I CANNOT believe there is a venue with Mr. Browne, Mr. Isbell and Mr. Earle. I would likely pass out from pure bliss so it is probably a good thing it is in Australia.

Can someone fly me to Australia, put me up at a hotel and get me tickets to the show? I'll be your best friend.

who's up for a trip to Australia for this line up!

What an incredible lineup! Wish I lived in Australia.

If we start driving from Scotland today we might just make it.

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Bluesfest 2016 Artist Videos

Tom Jones

The media has gone crazy over our announcement that Sir Tom Jones is coming to Bluesfest, check out his cover of Leonard Cohen’s ‘Tower of Song’ here:

Tom Jones performs at Bluesfest on Monday 28th March!

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds

Get a taste of what to expect from Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds Bluesfest debut here:

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds perform at Bluesfest on Sunday 27th March!

The National

Watch The National perform 'I Need My Girl' live on Saturday Night Live here:

The National perform exclusively at Bluesfest on Friday 25th March!

Joe Bonamassa

Watch Joe Bonamassa perform the title track from his Different Shades of Blue album (2014) which debuted at #8 on the Billboard 200 chart.

Joe Bonamassa performs exclusively at Bluesfest on Saturday 26th March and Monday 28th March! 

Tedeschi Trucks Band

This clip of Tedeschi Trucks Band performing 'Keep On Growing' live in Boston is going to get you packing your bags for Bluesfest already! 

Tedeschi Trucks Band performs at Bluesfest on Thursday 24th March and Saturday 26th March!

The Wailers

Click below to watch The Wailers perform 'Is This Love' at Glastonbury 2014!

The Wailers perform 4 classic albums in entirety over 4 nights at Bluesfest:
The Wailers present Exodus on Thursday 24th March
The Wailers present Uprising on Friday 25th March
The Wailers present Survival on Saturday 26th March
The Wailers present Legend on Sunday 27th March