About the Event
Since 1990, Bluesfest has showcased music from around the world every Easter long weekend, just north of Byron Bay in New South Wales. You might’ve heard of some of the featured artists; Bob Dylan, Hozier, Paul Simon, Gary Clark Jr., Angus and 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, and BB King – just to name but a few. Entertaining 6,000 in the first year, Bluesfest now attracts over 100,000 music fans and is proudly the premier festival in Australia as a safe, fun, family-friendly event. In 2010, Bluesfest moved to its permanent home, the community event site at the spectacular 300-acre Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm, just 11 kilometres north of Byron Bay. Bluesfest features 200 performances across multiple stages over five 12-hour days. There is camping for 6,000 guests, five licensed bars, and over a hundred food and market stalls. Enjoy undercover food courts, beer gardens and quality family entertainment. For the full line-up please see the website.