Bluesfest 2022 ready to transform Byron Events Farm this Easter weekend

Bluesfest is back for your Easter weekend in 2022!

The Bluesfest 2022 lineup just keeps on growing, adding another stack of topnotch Aussie talent to their already heaving Easter Weekend lineup.

Of course Bluesfest have saved some huge names until last, with the final lineup announcement rounding out what is sure to be a huge weekend of music.

Check out Bluesfest 2022’s playing times:

bluesfest 2022 playing times

Bluesfest 2022 Lineup:

Midnight Oil | Paul Kelly | Crowded House | Jimmy Barnes
Amy Shark | The Cat Empire | George Benson | The Teskey Brothers | Six60
Fat Freddy’s Drop | L.A.B | John Butler
Xavier Rudd | Missy Higgins | Kasey Chambers | Hoodoo Gurus | Ian Moss
The Living End | Pete Murray | The Wailers | Morcheeba | The Waifs | Jon Stevens | Kate Ceberano | John Williamson | Ross WIlson & The Peaceniks | The Angels | The Church | Kev Carmody | Renee Geyer | Glenn Shorrock | Tex Perkins The Man In Black
Vika & Linda | Stan Walker | Briggs | Troy Cassar-Daley | Baker Boy | Hiatus Kaiyote | Wedding Parties Anything | The Black Sorrows | Kate Miller-Heidke | Casey Barnes | Mark Seymour & The Undertow | Diesel | Amadou & Mariam | The War & Treaty | Christone ‘Kingfish’ Ingram | Cory Henry | Russell Morris | Kevin Borich Express | CW Stoneking | Josh Teskey & Ash Grunwald | Joe Camilleri | Chain | Tamam Shud | Spectrum | Lachy Doley & The Horns of Conviction | Caravana Sun | Melbourne Ska Orchestra | The Bamboos | Backsliders | Ash Grunwald | All Our Exes Live In Texas | Sam Teskey | 19-Twenty | Henry Wagons | Clarence Bekker | Jeff Lang | Fiona Boyes & The Fortune Tellers | Kara Grainger | Blue Empress | Jeff Martin Plays The Songs Of Led Zeppelin | Tijuana Cartel | Ray Beadle | Pacey King & Doley | Nathan Cavaleri | Kim Churchill | Fools | Mama Kin Spender | Dami Im | Pierce Brothers | Emily Wurramara | The Buckleys | Mick Thomas’ Roving Commission | Lisa Hunt’s Forever Soul | Geoff Achison & The Souldiggers | Daniel Champagne | JK-47 | The Regime | Hat Fitz & Cara | Garrett Kato | Hussy Hicks | Minnie Marks | Roshani | Little Georgia | Round Mountain Girls | Juzzie Smith | Electrik Lemonade | Lambros | Palm Valley | Bronte Eve | Ben Swissa | Bluesfest Busking Competition & Winners | Rockwiz Live

With 106 artists and 200 performances over 5 days, this edition of Bluesfest is going to be the biggest and best yet.

Featuring on the impressive lineup is Midnight Oil, Paul Kelly, Crowded House, Jimmy Barnes, The Honeydripper’s Dylan Party featuring Joe Camilleri, The Black Sorrows, Ross Wilson, Emma Donovan, Russell Morris and more, as well as Kev Carmody & FriendsGlenn Shorrock and Clarence Bekker.

Bluesfest’s Busking competition winners Bronte Eve and Ben Swissa Trio will also be joining the star-studded bill, captivating audiences with genre-bending tracks.

 When Bluesfest returns – it will be with a bang. This Bluesfest is the greatest gathering of Australian artists in the history of Australian music. There’s never been a lineup like this before – and may never ever be repeated.

Peter Noble OAMBluesfest Director

In HUGE news, The Cat Empire will be performing their final ever show with their original lineup this Easter Thursday alongside Caravãna Sun and Tijuana Cartel.

Other acts performing across the mammoth weekend include Amy Shark, Casey Barnes, Midnight OilPaul Kelly, Jimmy BarnesSIX60, Fat Freddy’s DropThe Teskey Brothers, Missy Higgins, and L.A.B.

They’ll be joined by ARIA Hall of Famers Hoodoo Gurus and Renee Geyer, Yolngu hip hop artist and 2019 Young Australian of the Year Baker Boy, The Teskey Brothers’ frontman in solo mode Sam Teskey, blues & roots musician Kara Grainger, and guitarist and frontman of Canada’s The Tea Party Jeff Martin, who will be celebrating the music of Led Zepplin.

The Cat Empire – Sparrow (Official Lyric Video)

Midnight Oil – Change The Date (feat. Gurrumul Yunupingu & Dan Sultan) [Official Video]

Paul Kelly – How To Make Gravy (Official Video)

For Bluesfest fans who already had their hands on a ticket, you’ll be pleased to know that a stack of the 2021 lineup will be returning for the new Easter weekend dates in 2022 including the likes of Midnight OilPaul Kelly, Jimmy Barnes, Pete MurrayKasey ChambersJohn Butler, Xavier Rudd, and more.

Adding to the already stacked lineup are a handful of new additions including Fat Freddy’s DropJohn WilliamsonC.W. Stoneking, and the return of Rockwiz LIVE, with more incredible artists set to be announced in the coming months.

2021 tickets will be automatically valid for the new dates, with Bluesfest expected to advise on the refund process shortly for those unable to attend. Rest assured, Bluesfest will continue to offer refunds after the additional artist announcement.

Byron Bay Bluesfest 2022 will transform Byron Events Farm from Friday 15 April until Monday 18 April 2022. Tickets are on sale now.