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
2013 Artists announced already
PRESENTS SENSATIONAL SPACE SHIFTERS
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