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The 25th Bluesfest – The International East Coast Blues and Roots Festival returns to Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm, near Byron Bay, Australia over the Easter weekend from Thursday 17th until Monday 21st April 2014. Bluesfest offers all kinds of blues music, world music, roots music, and a hybrid of those and other cultural styles under one umbrella – Blues & Roots Music. Bluesfest has continued to evolve incorporating surf culture, Latino Music, African Music, as well as political and environmental message artists.
The latest additions are Troy Cassar-Daley, John Williamson, Coronet Blue, Zane Carney, The Mastersons, Phil Manning, Round Mountain Girls, Claire Anne Taylor, Young Sounds Of Byron, Glenn Skuthorpe, Chris Tamwoy, ACPA Dancers, and Jannawi Dancers.
They join John Mayer, John Butler Trio, Dave Matthews Band, Erykah Badu, Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, Iron & Wine, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Devendra Banhart, Morcheeba, Gary Clark Jr., KT Tunstall, Allen Stone, Jeff Beck,Â KC & The Sunshine Band,Â Gov t Mule,Â WAR,Â Sly & Robbie and The TAXI Gang feat. Bitty McLean,Â Kate Miller-Heidke,Â Chali 2na,Â Jason Isbell,Â Seth Lakeman, Seun Kuti & Egypt 80, Valerie June, Nikki Hill, Doobie Brothers, Aaron Neville, Gregg Allman, Boz Scaggs, India.Arie, Suzanne Vega, Steve Earle & The Dukes, Dr John & The Nite Trippers, Jamaican Legends Feat. Ernest Ranglin, Sly & Robbie, Bitty McLean, Jimmie Vaughan, The Wailers, Ozomatli, CW Stoneking, Larry Graham & Graham Central Station, Grandmothers of Invention, The Magic Band, Joss Stone, Joe Camilleri & Black Sorrows, Chain, Terrance Simien & The Zydeco Experience, Dyson Stringer & Cloher, The Beards, Glenn Cardier and the Sideshow, Nahko @ Medicine For The People, Public Opinion Afro Orchestra, Cambodian Space Project, Matthew Curry, Robben Ford, The Paladins, Music Maker Foundation Feat. Pat Wilder, Cool John Ferguson, and Little Freddie King, Jack Johnson, Elvis Costello & The Imposters, Passenger, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, Kasey Chambers, Clairy Browne & The Banginâ€™ Rackettes, Buddy Guy, Jake Bugg, The James Cotton Blues Band, Booker T. Jones, Charlie Musselwhite, Eric Bibb, Beth Hart, North Mississippi Allstars, Devon Allman, Walter Trout, Candye Kane Band feat. Laura Chavez, and Saidah Baba Talibah, Trixie Whitley, The Soul Rebels, and RocKwiz Live.
The early bird offer has ended. Tickets are priced at $625 plus booking feeÂ for a full five day ticket. All Kids under the age of 5 are free. Children between the age of 5 and 14 inclusive have to be in the supervision of a Responsible adult.
Camping will be available at the festival. There will be a regular shuttle service from the festival to and from Byron Bay. In addition there are several options for public transport to and from the Festival. The Festival is a licensed event with plenty of bars to pick from. No Alcohol or Glass allowed. There is a wide variety of food at the international food fair, which is held inside the festival.
Bluesfest has had many years experience as a green event organisation incorporating green ethics, the principles of environmental sustainability and each year they actively pursue opportunities to implement these principles in the management of the festival. More information will be here when available.
Date : from 2014-04-17 to 2014-04-21
Price : $625 plus booking fees for five day ticket
Capacity : daily capacity: 20000
Address : Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm, Byron Bay New South Wales Australia
This event is fully booked.