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Bluesfest 20th Anniversary Announcement

Author: 3D
Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Celebrating turning two decades young, Byron Bay’s beloved Bluesfest announces a first line-up for its birthday festivities that’s every bit as impressive as the occasion deserves. Taking place at Belongil Fields, Byron Bay between Thursday 9 – Monday 13 April, the bill includes such luminaries as Ben Harper And Relentless7, John Butler Trio, Missy Higgins, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Lucinda Williams, Zappa Plays Zappa, Angelique Kidjo, Tinariwen, Eric Bibb, Seasick Steve, Tony Joe White, Ruthie Foster, Blind Boys Of Alabama, Drive-By Truckers, Toni Childs, Ayo, Luka Bloom, Alpha Blondy, The Easy Allstars, Special Beat, Watermelon Slim & The Workers, The Easy All Stars, Special Beat, Augie March, Alabama, Blue King Brown, Saltwater Band, Sonny Landreth, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Hot Club of Cowtown, Eugene Hideaway Bridges, The BamboosWatussi, Lowrider, Benny Gallagher, Bob Log III, Lowrider and Nu Yorican Nights. Tickets are already getting snapped up in abundance, so if you want to be watching the blues rather than playing it, visit