Take a look at what the Bluesfest line-up looks like right now and the exciting part is, there is much more to come! It's shaping up to be one of our biggest Festivals, but there are many spaces to fill and more artist announcements to come. Where else will you be able to see up to 40 performances per day, including the best the world has to offer? Bluesfest is the only place to be next Easter from 13 - 17 April 2017!
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ARTICLE DATE:
13 October 2016
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What a BluesFEAST it’s been and it’s one to be continued!

It's been a huge month for Bluesfest and Tickets are selling very fast!

Dear [Name,fallback=Friend],

Take a look at what the Bluesfest line-up looks like right now and the best part is, there is much more to come! It's shaping up to be one of our biggest Festivals, and there are still many spaces to fill. Where else will you be able to see up to 40 live performances per day including the best the world has to offer? Bluesfest is the only place to be next Easter from 13-17 April 2017.

The excitement does not stop ... it just keeps on building and Announcement number six is not far away so please stay tuned.

Bluesfest gives you an experience of a lifetime - EVERY TIME!

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Ticket Update

VIP Tickets:

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Our much loved 5 and 3 Day VIP tickets are just about sold out!

A VIP ticket gives you access to the VIP Lounge Bar, where you can enjoy the ambience of Bluesfest, relax on comfortable lounges, purchase premium drinks straight over the counter and have access to extra restrooms. It's the ultimate chill out area, the perfect place to hang out with your friends and also enjoy the secluded garden area. There will be a strictly limited number of tickets available to the VIP Area. 

VIP Lounge tickets are to be purchased in addition to your festival ticket. Tickets are for 18+ only - no children or babies are allowed in this area. Once sold out (which will be any day) there will only be limited single day VIP tickets left!

TICKET TYPE

PRICE

5 Day VIP

$340 p/p – in addition to your Festival Ticket

3 Day VIP

$210 p/p – in addition to your Festival Ticket

1 Day VIP

$90 p/p – in addition to your Festival Ticket

 

Tent Motels:

Great News: due to overwhelming demand we have been able to add a few more Tent Motels...but they are such a hot item that this final allocation will not last long.

Available to 5 day Festival and Camping ticket holders only. For a hassle and stress free Bluesfest, book your accommodation in one of the popular Tent Motels – pre set up tents, complete with an awning, carpet, 12v light, and stretcher beds and roll up windows– all you need to bring is your bedding. 

Please note: You will need a 5 Day Festival & 5 Day Camping ticket to purchase your Tent Motel.

TICKET TYPE

PRICE

2 Beds - for 5 day Festival and Camping Ticket Holders

$375 per tent 

3 Beds - for 5 day Festival and Camping Ticket Holders

$415 per tent

 

Important 3 Day Ticket message: Due to unprecedented ticket sales, any 3 day tickets purchased after the 31st of October will no longer be eligible for a free 3 day change! If you purchase 3 day tickets after this date and wish to change the 3 days you are attending there will be an admin fee and you will have to pay the current 3 day price!

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As for our last 2 Announcements:

We love hearing that you are as excited as we are about our Announcements. Here are some of our favourite comments from the last month:

 “Neil Young will bring his band Promise Of The Real to Byron for a promised three hour set, which will no doubt have the potential to join the ranks of an all-time great Bluesfest moment.” - FasterLouder

“If you thought the already jaw-dropping 2017 Bluesfest line-up couldn’t get any better, you’re beyond wrong” - The Music

"Peter Noble Harpoons White Whale Neil Young For Bluesfest...Bluesfest boss Peter Noble has finally cross Neil Young off his bucket list for Bluesfest."- Noise11

"It's like Christmas every time they make an announcement" - Lindsey Thomson via Facebook

“Next year is beyond epic! Congrats Peter and team. 2017 Line up like a Hurricane” - Brent Kennedy via Facebook

"Thank you for making my entire year" - Azaria Bell via Facebook

"Just keeps getting better and better" - Tony South via Facebook

“Freakin' hell. Best announcement ever!” littlewillie on the Bluesfest Forum

“Bam, how good is this, I have Friday on my mind. Expect a big crowd for Friday, I have people at work buying single day tickets as I type. Best 5 days of the year just keeps getting better and better. Thank you Mr Noble and Bluesfest."  - Flegal 08 on the Bluesfest Forum 

2nd Bluesfest Sideshow announcement!

Featuring legends at the top of their game as well as up and coming talent, Bluesfest Touring’s second announcement is here, with the news they will bring a little bit more Bluesfest magic to audiences across Australia in April 2017. Get your tickets now!

BOOKER T PRESENTS THE STAX REVUE

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If you can’t make it to Bluesfest, you can catch one of your favourite artists on the road.

Bluesfest Touring presents a rare opportunity to enjoy the classic Stax Records repertoire as performed by the man who wrote so many of the songs; the one and only Booker T! Together with his incredible backing singers and a horn section they will honour some of the greatest soul classics from the legendary Stax Records label; including  ‘Try A Little Tenderness’ (Otis Redding), ‘Mr Big Stuff’ (Jean Knight), ‘Gee Whiz’ (Carla Thomas),‘Respect’ (Otis Redding/ Aretha Franklin), ‘Hold On I'm Comin' (Sam & Dave) and ‘When Something Is Wrong With My Baby’ (Sam & Dave). After premiering this special show in the U.S, Booker T in conjunction with Bluesfest Touring, is excited to be presenting this journey through soul, blues and R&B in Sydney and Melbourne for the very first time

Tour Dates:

The Metro, Sydney NSW - THU 20 APRIL - ONSALE Wednesday 12 October 2017 10:00am AEDT
www.bluesfesttouring.com.au 02 6685 8310

Melbourne Recital Centre, Melbourne VIC - FRI 21 April 2017 - ONSALE Wednesday 12 October 2017 10:00am AEDT
www.melbournerecital.com.au (03 9699 3333)

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RICKIE LEE JONES

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Dubbed the “Duchess of Coolsville” by Time magazine, Rickie Lee Jones’ hits Chuck E’s in Love and Young Blood topped the charts and helped to define the boho rock sound of the late 70s. She will bring her distinct mix of jazz, rock and what has come to be known as 'confessional' performances to Melbourne, Adelaide, Sydney and Cairns in April.

Tour Dates:

Melbourne Recital Centre, Melbourne VIC - FRI 7 April 2017 - ONSALE Wednesday 12 October 2017 10:00am AEDT - Tickets from: www.melbournerecital.com.au (03 9699 3333)

The Gov, Adelaide SA - SAT 8 APRIL 2017 - ONSALE Wednesday 12 October 2017 10:00am AEDT - Tickets from: www.bluesfesttouring.com.au 02 6685 8310

The Basement, Sydney NSW - SUN 9 APRIL 2017 - ONSALE Wednesday 12 October 2017 10:00am AEDT - Tickets from: www.bluesfesttouring.com.au (02 6685 8310)

Tanks Art Centre, Cairns QLD - THU 13 APRIL 2017 - ONSALE Wednesday 12 October 2017 10:00am AEDT - Tickets from tanksartscentre.com 1300 855 835

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GREGORY PORTER

His recent sell out concerts created a huge buzz and received glowing reviews.

You will kick yourself if you Gregory Porter’s Sydney and Melbourne shows in 2017.

Melbourne Recital Centre, Melbourne VIC - TUE 11 April 2017 - ONSALE Wednesday 12 October 2017 10:00am AEDT - melbournerecital.com.au (03 9699 3333)

Enmore Theatre, Sydney NSW - WED 12 April 2017 - ONSALE Wednesday 12 October 2017 10:00am AEDT - bluesfesttouring.com.au (02 6685 8310) ticketek.com.au (132 849)

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LAURA MVULA

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Heralded as one of the most exciting new voices in soul music, Laura Mvula is a classically trained vocalist and singer-songwriter. She has been compared to the likes of Nina Simone and caught the attention of her musical heroes Jill Scott, Erykah Badu and Prince whilst performing at the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury in 2016. Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane can look forward to her powerful concerts in mid April 2017.

Metro Theatre, Sydney NSW - WED 12 April 2017 - ONSALE Wednesday 12 October 2017 10:00am AEDT - ticketek.com.au (132 849)

Melbourne Recital Centre, Melbourne VIC - THU 13 April 2017 - ONSALE Wednesday 12 October 2017 10:00am AEDT - www.melbournerecital.com.au (03 9699 3333)

The Triffid, Brisbane QLD - SAT 15 April 2017 - ONSALE Wednesday 12 October 2017 10:00am AEDT - www.bluesfesttouring.com.au 02 6685 8310

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JAKE SHIMABUKURO

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Known for his energetic strumming on the ukulele, Jake Shimabukuro’s performances incorporate elements of thoughtful, sophisticated arrangement to spontaneous, improvised passages. In addition to his original compositions, his repertoire includes Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’, Schubert’s ‘Ave Maria’ and Cohen’s ‘Hallelujah’. Shimabukuro will astound audiences in Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane.

The Gov, Adelaide SA - SUN 9 APRIL 2017 - ONSALE Wednesday 12 October 2017 10:00am AEDT - Tickets from: www.bluesfesttouring.com.au 02 6685 8310

Melbourne Recital Centre, Melbourne VIC - MON  10 APRIL 2017 - ONSALE Wednesday 12 October 2017 10:00am AEDT - Tickets from: www.melbournerecital.com.au (03 9699 3333)

The Factory, Sydney NSW - WED 12 APRIL 2017 - ONSALE Wednesday 12 October 2017 10:00am AEDT - Tickets from: www.bluesfesttouring.com.au 02 6685 8310

Powerhouse, Brisbane QLD - THU 13 APRIL 2017 - ONSALE Wednesday 12 October 2017 10:00am AEDT - Tickets from: www.bluesfesttouring.com.au 02 6685 8310

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Plus

BONNIE RAITT – BRISBANE SHOW ADDED!

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Rock and Roll Hall of inductee Bonnie Raitt is more than a best-selling artist, respected guitarist, expressive singer and accomplished songwriter….she has become an institution in American Music.  She has added a stop in Brisbane to her national tour.

New show added:

QPAC, Brisbane QLD  – WED 12 APRIL 2017 - GP ON SALE Wednesday 14 October 2016 10am - www.qpac.com.au

Selling fast:

State Theatre, Sydney NSW  – FRI 7 APRIL 2017 - ONSALE Thursday 22 September 2016 10am AEDT - TICKETS VIA: ticketmaster.com.au or call 136 100

Canberra Theatre Centre, Canberra ACT  – SAT 8 APRIL 2017 - ONSALE Thursday 22 September 2016 10am AEDT - TICKETS VIA:  canberratheatrecentre.com.au or call 6275 2700

Hamer Hall, Melbourne VIC  – MON 10 APRIL 2017 - ONSALE Thursday 22 September 2016 10am AEDT - TICKETS VIA: artscentremelbourne.com.au or call 1300 182 183 and ticketmaster.com.au or call 136 100

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Your friendly Bluesfest Team, who is always happy to take your call. Ph. 02 6685 8310


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