Robert Plant and the Sensational Shape Shifters & José González bound for the Sydney Opera House

The Sydney Opera House is set to host two incredible vocalists next March, with Robert Plant and José González each stopping by for unmissable headline performances alongside their Bluesfest festival appearances. Bringing his band The Sensational Space Shifters to the Concert Hall, Plant will be treading the stage twice, taking the crowd through his extensive career with Led Zeppelin…

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A handy playlist to guide you through the first official Bluesfest 2018 announcement

The first Bluesfest announcement dropped today, with some impressive names from Australia and abroad named as being Byron Bay bound next Easter. Leading the roster is Robert Plant and The Sensational Space Shifters, while the likes of Lionel Richie, Tash Sultana, The John Butler Trio and more all set to appear. Bluesfest will once again be taking place at the Tyagarah…

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Festival Photos: Bluesfest Day Four ft. Madness, Santana & Remi – Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm, Byron Bay (16.04.17)

Easter Sunday at Bluesfest brought to the stage a wide variety of players; from Santana to Madness, through to Remi and Nikki Hill, there was so much great music to soak up and remind punters of the world class nature of the stomper event itself. While the final day of Bluesfest is underway in Byron today, check out John’s photos from…

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Remi talks creative development and making music primed for an artistic revolution

The next few months are going to prove exciting and fruitful for Remi and Sensible J. The duo are heading to Adelaide for a show – literally – on the river for the Adelaide Festival, before continuing preparations for Bluesfest and then on from that, their UK return for the Brighton Festival with Kate Tempest. A new musical chapter also beckons, with…

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Barry Gibb cancels 2017 Australian tour dates, including Bluesfest headline spot

Bluesfest takes another hit with Barry Gibb becoming the latest artist to cancel his trip to Australia for the festival. Following on after Neil Young‘s cancellation, the iconic Bee Gee has today announced that due to ‘international commitments’, he has had to cancel his entire Australian and New Zealand tour. Rescheduling of the tour isn’t possible at the moment, so…

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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…

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