Byron Bay Bluesfest is Australia’s premier contemporary blues and 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 in New South Wales.
Bluesfest presents more than 200 performances on five stages over five twelve-hour days, as well as five licensed bars, more than 100 food and market stalls, undercover food courts, beer gardens, and children’s entertainment.
Following the cancellation of the 2020 edition, the 2021 Bluesfest line-up is one of the most ambitious offerings to date. The first announcement sees the likes of Bon Iver, Patti Smith and Her Band, Jimmy Barnes, George Benson, The Teskey Brothers, John Butler, Xavier Rudd, The Cat Empire, Kool & the Gang, The Gipsy Kings, Kasey Chambers, The Waifs, Troy Cassar-Daley, Tori Kelly and many more join the line-up.
The second announcement dropped on August 19, featuring an all-Aussie line-up including Tash Sultana, Ziggy Alberts, Kev Carmody, Ian Moss, Hiatus Kaiyote, Russell Morris, Briggs, Kim Churchill, Mama Kin Spender, All Our Exes Live in Texas and even more goodness.
Want to secure your spot at the greatest annual Easter party there is? You can nab Bluesfest tickets through the festival’s official website.