Bluesfest Drops Third Artist Announcement For 2024 With More To Come

Written by Ryan O'Connor on 1st November, 2023
Bluesfest Drops Third Artist Announcement For 2024 With More To Come

As Australia's iconic festival Bluesfest gears up for its milestone 35th anniversary, so comes its third artist announcement. Having already named headliners for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, this artist announcement focuses on Thursday, the festival's opening night!

Known for curating an exceptional roster of talent, Bluesfest is thrilled to reveal the latest wave of artists joining the celebration: Portugal. The Man, Ziggy Alberts, Snarky Puppy, Blind Boys of Alabama, Meshell Ndegeocello, Fiona Boyes & The Fortune Tellers, The Turner Brown Band and more.

Bluesfest's announcement follows the previously announced 38 artists on the lineup so far, featuring Grammy Award-winning 12-piece powerhouse Tedeschi Trucks Band, The Cruel Sea with original band members Dan Rumour, Jim Elliott and Ken Gormly, towering musical figure Taj Mahal (exclusive), songwriter Tim Finn, The Whitlams Black Stump Band, Dan Sultan, Rickie Lee Jones, WILSN, Coterie and more.

Headliner Jack Johnson (Exclusive) will perform his only Australian show for 2024. Legendary Welsh crooner and recording artist Tom Jones will also bring his worldwide hits to the stage, such as Not Unusual, Sex Bomb and Delilah.

The Teskey Brothers also join the stellar 2024 lineup. Australian singer-songwriter Matt Corby takes the stage, alongside a long list of incredible acts including L.A.B, Elvis Costello & The Imposters, Peter Garrett & The Alter Egos, Tommy Emmanuel (Exclusive), The Dead South, The Paper Kites, Drive-by Truckers and more.

Bluesfest will take place over 5 days across the Easter Long Weekend from Thursday 28 March - Monday 1 April 2024 at the Byron Events Farm, Tyagarah, NSW.

All 5-Day Season tickets and 3-Day tickets, including festival entry, camping & add-ons, parking and VIP are on sale now!

Byron Bay Bluesfest 2024

Thu 28 Mar - Mon 1 Apr 2024

Byron Events Farm Tyagarah, NSW


Third Lineup Announcement

Portugal. The Man

Ziggy Alberts

Snarky Puppy

Blind Boys of Alabama

Meshell Ndegeocello

Fiona Boyes & The Fortune Tellers

The Turner Brown Band

Pierce Brothers | Velvet Trip

ROSHANI | Sweet Talk

Second Artist Announcement

Tedeschi Trucks Band

The Cruel Sea | Taj Mahal Exclusive | Tim Finn

Ian Moss I Rickie Lee Jones | Dan Sultan

The Whitlams Black Stump Band I Coterie

Playing For Change Band | Lisa Hunt's Forever Soul

Jackie Venson Exclusive | WILSN | Caravana Sun

Women of Soul Collective

Artists Already Announced for Bluesfest 2024

Jack Johnson | Tom Jones

The Teskey Brothers | Matt Corby I L.A.B

Elvis Costello & The Imposters

Peter Garrett & The Alter Egos

Tommy Emmanuel

The Dead South | The Paper Kites

Drive-by Truckers I Newton Faulkner I Steve Poltz

19-Twenty | Taj Farrant | Erja Lyytinen | Harry Manx

Here Come The Mummies

Clayton Doley's Bayou Billabong

Little Quirks | Hussy Hicks | Blues Arcadia

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