Bluesfest 2021 just got a whole lot bigger
Thought the original Bluesfest 2021 was impressive, wait until you feast your eyes on their latest additions.
Joining the 50-plus incredible artists already on list come a stack of absolute legends, ready to make your Bluesfest weekend one to absolutely remember.
UPDATE: With only four weeks to go until Bluesfest, the team have added nine top-notch Aussie artists to the lineup for 2021. Iconic Aussie musicians Pete Murray, Mark Seymour and the Undertow and Kate Ceberano, have been confirmed to perform on Monday night. With Fiona Boyes & The Fortune Tellers, Lambros., The Regime, Round Mountain Girls, Electrik Lemonade and Palm Valley also among the acts joining the already stacked lineup.
Stepping onto the Bluesfest stage for the first time ever, and leading the third announcement is legendary psych-rockers The Church. With a stunning career spanning four decades and a forthcoming new album to add to the 25 already in their catalogue, this is sure to be a special set.
They’ll be joined by award-winning singer-songwriter Kate Miller-Heidke, rockabilly-punk rockers The Living End, extraordinary live act The Angels, Aussie royalty Ross Wilson & The Peaceniks with a set including hits from Daddy Cool and Mondo Rock, festival favourites Blue King Brown, 14-time Bluesfest performer Jeff Lang and Nashville-based singer-songwriter Kara Grainger.
Previously announced acts include Patti Smith and her Band, American indie-folk artist Bon Iver, singer-songwriter Tash Sultana, Aussie rock legend Jimmy Barnes, George Benson, The Cat Empire, Kool & The Gang, The Gipsy Kings, Kasey Chambers, The Wailers, Tori Kelly, and a stack more.
Bluesfest 2021 Easter Monday Lineup Additions:
Pete Murray | Mark Seymour and The Undertow | Kate Ceberano | Fiona Boyes & The Fortune Tellers | Lambros. | The Regime | Round Mountain Girls | Electrik Lemonade | Palms Valley
Bluesfest 2021 Lineup:
Jimmy Barnes | Tash Sultana
Ocean Alley | Ziggy Alberts | The Teskey Brothers
John Butler | Xavier Rudd | The Cat Empire | Kasey Chambers
The Church | The Waifs | Jon Stevens | John Williamson | Ian Moss
The Living End | The Angels | Ross Wilson and the Peaceniks
Russell Morris | Kev Carmody | Troy Cassar-Daley | Briggs
Tex Perkins The Man In Black | Hiatus Kaiyote | Kate Miller-Heidke
Josh Teskey & Ash Grunwald | Weddings, Parties, Anything
The Black Sorrows | The Bamboos | Chain | Backsliders
Ash Grunwald | Blue King Brown | Melbourne Ska Orchestra
Vika & Linda | Harts Plays Hendrix | Jeff Lang | Nathan Cavaleri
Mick Thomas’ Roving Commission | Kim Churchill | Henry Wagons
Mia Dyson | All Our Exes Live In Texas | Mama Kin Spender
Dami Im | Pierce Brothers | Emily Wurramara | Ray Beadle
Pacey, King & Doley Garrett Kato | Kara Grainger | Hussy Hicks
Roshani | Daniel Champagne | Little Georgia
Bluesfest Busking Competition & Winners | The Australian Americana Music Honours
Subject to International Border Controls
Bon Iver | Patti Smith and Her Band | George Benson | Kool & The Gang
The Gipsy Kings | Michael Franti & Spearhead | Morcheeba | Jimmie Vaughan
John Mayall | Tori Kelly | Buffy Sainte-Marie | LP
The Wailers Perform Songs From ‘Legend’ | Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue
The Marcus King Band | Christone “Kingfish” Ingram | Larkin Poe
Walter Trout | The War & Treaty | Cory Henry & The Funk Apostles
“Look at this line up – all that talent. When it comes to musical talent Australia is an embarrassment of riches and it is a privilege to create a line up to clearly showcase that very fact.” Festival Director, Peter Noble OAM says of the latest announcement.
“Bluesfest 2021 will be much more than the music on stage and the wonderful audience along with all those who present it. It will be an integral part of the return of the live music industry.”
Byron Bay Bluesfest 2021 will transform Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm from Thursday 1 April until Monday 5 April 2021. Tickets are on sale now.