Bluesfest 2011: Dylan, ZZ Top, Costello, B.B., Harper, Toots

APRIL 21-APRIL 25 2011 IN BYRON BAY, NEW SOUTH WALES, AUSTRALIA

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Bluesfest from Byron Bay, Australia’s favourite counter-culture, family-orientated, artistically diverse music festival, today unveiled its second artist announcement. Tickets are on sale now here. The festival dates next year over Easter are from Thursday April 21 through to Monday April 25, 2011.

The second Bluesfest announcement for 2011 includes:

Jethro Tull
ZZ Top
John Legend
Gurrumul (Bluesfest exclusive)
Toots & the Maytals
Pete Murray
Wolfmother
Funky Meters
Irma Thomas
Booker T
Los Lobos
Kasey Chambers
Captain Matchbox Whoopee Band
Tim Robbins & the Rogues Gallery Band
The Dingoes
Diesel
Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue
B.B. & the Blues Shack
Joe Louis Walker
Phil Jones & the Unknown Blues
The Snowdroppers
Ray Beadle
Nat Col & the Kings
Barrence Whitfield

The new names join the artists first announced in November which included:

Bob Dylan
B.B. King
Ben Harper & Relentless7
Elvis Costello & the Imposters
Michael Franti & Spearhead
Rodrigo y Gabriela
The Cat Empire
Blind Boys of Alabama featuringAaron Neville
Derek Trucks & Susan Tedeschi Band
Robert Randolph & the Family Band
Fistful of Mercy
Mavis Staples
Xavier Rudd
Trinity Roots
Kate Miller-Heidke
Washington
Little Bushman
Tony Joe White
Indigo Girls
Eric Bibb
Ash Grunwald
Ruthie Foster
C.W. Stoneking
Jeff Lang
Saltwater Band
RocKwiz Live

http://www.bluesfest.com.au/

[Published on: 12/2/10]

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