Bluesfest 2013 – Paul Simon to headline Bluesfest on Easter Monday!

Today Bluesfest, Australia’s multi award winning Festival held over the long Easter Weekend (March 28 to April 1) treats its Audience and all Music lovers across the country to a massive Easter Monday surprise.

Yes, it’s time to take a breath and sit down!!

Paul Simon, multi-award and 13 time Grammy winner, has today been added to the supreme Bluesfest line-up of 2013.

Simon will be performing at Bluesfest on Easter Monday but there is more! Festival goers are in for a double treat: Taking the stage before Paul Simonwill be the hugely gifted Canadian singer/songwriter & composer Rufus Wainwright.

The 2013 Bluesfest bill is truly shaping up to be the biggest one yet.

Already headlining the incredible Bluesfest 2013 bill are Robert Plant, the legendary front man of band Led Zeppelin presenting the Sensational Space Shifters, Latin Jazz Rockers Santana, Bluesfest favourite Ben Harper, ex Supertramp singer/song writer Roger Hodgson, reggae icon Jimmy Cliff, punk rock innovators Iggy & The Stooges, awe inspiring rock band Wilco, R & B star Mavis Staples, Sixto “Sugarman’ Rodriguez and so many more.

For Festival line up and playing schedule go to www.bluesfest.com.au

Special Announcement:

PAUL SIMON

RUFUS WAINWRIGHT

2013 Artists announced already

ROBERT PLANT

PRESENTS SENSATIONAL SPACE SHIFTERS

SANTANA

BEN HARPER

IGGY & THE STOOGES

STEVE MILLER BAND – STATUS QUO

MADNESS – CHRIS ISAAK – BONNIE RAITT

WILCO – RODRIGUEZ – ROBERT CRAY

ROGER HODGSON THE LEGENDARY VOICE OF SUPERTRAMP

JIMMY CLIFF – JOAN ARMATRADING

JON ANDERSON THE LEGENDARY VOICE OF YES

DROPKICK MURPHYS – TEDESCHI TRUCKS BAND

GLEN HANSARD WITH THE FRAMES

TROMBONE SHORTY & ORLEANS AVENUE

THE BLIND BOYS OF ALABAMA – MAVIS STAPLES

FRANK TURNER AND THE SLEEPING SOULS

ALLEN TOUSSAINT – WANDA JACKSON – GRACE POTTER

FRED WESLEY AND THE NEW JB’S – MICHAEL KIWANUKA

BETTYE LAVETTE – PLAYING FOR CHANGE – RUTHIE FOSTER

NEWTON FAULKNER – TONY JOE WHITE

SWEET HONEY IN THE ROCK – THE DUKE ROBILLARD BAND

WILLIAM ELLIOTT WHITMORE – SHAWN COLVIN

LUKA BLOOM – SETH LAKEMAN – BEN CAPLAN

with more to be announced!

Tickets are on sale through www.bluesfest.com.au or by phoning the Bluesfest office on 02 6685 8310