Madness, Rhiannon Giddens, Miles Electric Band amongst latest Bluesfest additions

There’s a few more surprises in store for Bluesfest Byron Bay fans yet, with more announcements still on the way but this morning, the organisers have doled out a few more names to keep it all pushin’. On today’s bill, Bluesfest welcomes the likes of Madness,  Rhiannon Giddens and the Miles Electric Band to the party, while Patti Smith and her band will be performing a special acoustic set in addition to their headline performance of Horses on the Thursday night.

Festival Director Peter Noble has noted his excitement surrounding this latest festival addition news, “I feel this is one of our best announcements for music lovers. Theres is a Blues announcement coming to you next week!”

Tickets for Bluesfest 2017 are selling ridiculously quickly so if you’re still on the fence as to whether or not you’re wanting to make the pilgrimage to the Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm over Easter next year, head on over to www.bluesfest.com.au and check out your options!

BLUESFEST BYRON BAY THIRD ARTIST ANNOUNCEMENT

MADNESS
MILES ELECTRIC BAND
PATTI SMITH AND HER BAND – ACOUSTIC
BILLY BRAGG AND JOE HENRY
SLIGHTLY STOOPID
RHIANNON GIDDENS
TONY JOE WHITE
MAXY JURY
THE RECORD COMPANY
THE MOUNTAIN GOATS
THE CALIFORNIA HONEYDROPS
TREVOR HALL