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WHAT’S ON: Byron Bay Bluesfest

Bluesfest Lineup 2018

BYRON BAY BLUESFEST APPROACHES FAST, LIKE A RUMBLING GUITAR RIFF BUILDING INTO ITS ULTIMATE CRESCENDO.

In 2018 this internationally acclaimed music festival will host 200 performances across seven stages over five days of the Easter break, showcasing more than 85 acts including Billy Bragg, Patti Smith, Santana and The Doobie Brothers.  They'll be joined by local favourites such as John Butler Trio, Neil Finn, Tash Sultana and Kasey Chambers, and international megastars like Seal, Lionel Ritchie and Lauryn Hill.

Time to marry your passion for great music with an unforgettable coastal holiday experience staying in one of Byron Beach Abodes' sophisticated and quietly luxurious properties perhaps?  Does it get better than a day listening to the richest mix of music before settling into a night snacking on a pre-ordered gourmet platter of the finest the region has to offer and a cocktail, then slipping between the luxury linen sheets in your BBA holiday accom?  We don't think so. See which of our beautiful properties has the best fit for you and your partner, or your entire tribe of family and friends! And all just a 20 minute drive from the Bluesfest action.
 
Mark your calendars from March 29-April 2, 2018.
 

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 various 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 including Bob Dylan, Hozier,  Paul Simon, Gary Clark Jr., Angus & Julia Stone, Robert Plant, Alabama Shakes, John Mayer, Jurassic 5, James Brown, Zac Brown Band, Joss Stone, David Gray, Trombone Shorty, Angelique Kidjo, John Legend & BB King, to name but a few.

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.

Bluesfest is synonymous with Byron Bay & its culture, award-winning, internationally renowned, a safe & relaxed festival and so much fun!