Bluesfest has once again done what they do best, and have added a stunning array of musicians to their already-stacked lineup for 2019!

Back in August, Bluesfest announced its first lineup for their 30th anniversary year. With some huge names on the bill, including Jack Johnson, Ben Harper & The Innocent, Snarky Puppy, and Kasey Chambers, fans were undoubtedly looking forward to April more than usual.

Now, following the announcement of a series of sideshows, the festival has expanded again, adding in a stunning selection of local and international acts to the 2019 edition of the festival.

Leading this second announcement is none other than Aussie icon Paul Kelly, who will be making his seventh appearance at the festival when he hits the stages next year. Following closely are international singer-songwriters Hozier and David Gray, while Aussie legend Julia Stone also joins a stunning lineup.

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But it doesn’t end there though, with Bluesfest also bringing out huge names like Gary Clark Jr., Flogging Molly, Meshell Ndegeocello, Shakey Graves, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, Mojo Juju, Caiti Baker, Melody Angel, and Hussy Hicks.

Amazingly, they’ve still got more fuel in the tank, with exclusive performances from the likes of Mavis Staples, Ruthie Foster, Anderson East, Samantha Fish, The War And Treaty, and Deva Mahal also in the pipeline.

“This truly is an all killer, no filler announcement from top to bottom with many more to come,” explained Bluesfest Festival Director Peter Noble. “We are very proud of it.”

The 2019 edition of Bluesfest kicks off on April 18th and runs until April 22nd. Tickets to next year’s event are on sale now, but with tickets selling faster than at any other Bluesfest in history, you might want to make sure you get in quick to ensure your place to witness a phenomenal lineup such as this.

Check out Hozier’s ‘Nina Cried Power’:

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Bluesfest 2019 Second Artist Announcement

Paul Kelly
David Gray
Julia Stone
Gary Clark Jr.
Mavis Staples (Exclusive)
Flogging Molly
Meshell Ndegeocello
Ruthie Foster (Exclusive)
Shakey Graves
Anderson East (Exclusive)
Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real
Samantha Fish (Exclusive)
The War And Treaty (Exclusive)
Mojo Juju
Caiti Baker
Deva Mahal (Exclusive)
Melody Angel
Hussy Hicks


Jack Johnson (Exclusive)
Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals (Exclusive)
Ray LaMontagne
George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic (Final Shows)
Snarky Puppy
Kasey Chambers
St Paul & The Broken Bones (Exclusive)
Nahko And Medicine For The People
Tommy Emmanuel
Colin Hay
Arlo Guthrie
Keb’ Mo’
Tex Perkins
Allen Stone
Richard Clapton
Russell Morris
Kurt Vile & The Violators
Vintage Trouble
The Black Sorrows
The California Honeydrops
Trevor Hall
I’m With Her
Larkin Poe
Irish Mythen
Elephant Sessions
Greensky Bluegrass
Rockwiz Live

Thursday, April 18th – Monday, April 22nd, 2019
Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm, Byron Bay, NSW
Tickets: Bluesfest

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