19 Artists Added for Bluesfest’s 30th Anniversary Celebration


Bluesfest has captured the hearts of music lovers at home and abroad and we can as always, expect some of the best musical acts in the world to touch down on Australian soil for what will definitely be, one to remember!

With 189 days to go until we swing open the gates to the beautiful Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm just outside Byron Bay, we have our second artist announcement for our 30th Anniversary Celebration, taking place over the Easter long weekend (Thursday 18th April to Monday 22nd April 2019).

Joining Jack Johnson (exclusive), Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals (exclusive), Ray LaMontagne and George Clinton in Byron Bay this Easter will be:

Paul Kelly
Hozier • 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

With many more artists to be announced in the coming weeks & months…

From the Desk of the Festival Director

“Bluesfest has just announced 19 artists in our second announcement for our 30th Anniversary Bluesfest next Easter, 18-22 April 2019. It’s all killer….no filler!

Melody Angel, one of our favourites a couple years ago, is back for Bluesfest 2019! (Photo by Paul Natkin/Getty Images)

With tickets selling faster than at any other Bluesfest in history, we are heading for a spectacular celebration and sell-out 30th Anniversary next Easter. For full details and tickets, visit bluesfest.com.au.