Byron Bay Bluesfest is Australia’s premier contemporary Blues & Roots music festival.
It showcases music from around the world annually on the Easter long weekend on 120 hectares at Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm, just north of Byron Bay, NSW.
Bluesfest presents over 200 performances with up to 7 stages over 5, 12 hour days, as well as camping for up to 6,000 people, 5 licensed bars, over 100 food and market stalls, undercover food courts, beer gardens, and children’s entertainment.
Bluesfest presents the biggest names in music to Australian audiences each year and this year is no exception with big names like Brian Wilson, Tom Jones, Don Mclean, Noel Gallagher, the Original Blues Brothers....
From a modest crowd of 6,000 when it began in 1990, Bluesfest now attracts an audience of over 100,000.
It is regarded as the foremost destination festival in Australia & renowned for being a safe, fun, family-friendly event.
Update - Since we wrote this post there has now been some great additions to the line up including THE MICK FLEETWOOD BLUES BAND featuring Rick Vito. Mick Fleetwood, drummer and co-founder of the iconic Rock band Fleetwood Mac, with former Fleetwood Mac member Rick Vito, as localist and lead guitarist, along with Lenny Castellanos on bass and Mark Johnson on keyboard will be delivering a world class blend of Blues and Rock. Also Californian band Eagles of Death Metal will be making their Bluesfest début. The band was formed by singer Jesse Hughes and drummer/guitarist Josh Homme (Queens of the Stone Age).
The Bluesfest App has now been launched for 2016, ít's free and it's available right now to be downloaded to your android and / or iphone.
You will be able to make the most of your Bluesfest experience with the free app which allows you to browse through all Bluesfest artists, learn more about this incredible lineup with bios and links to their socials pages for all the details!
For tickets, full line up and more details