NSW Blues and Roots camping festival that spans five days. Now in it's 23rd year.
Note: Roger Daltrey will no longer be performing at Byron Bay Bluesfest due to the cancellation of his Australian tour.
Cold Chisel, Crosby Stills & Nash, Donovan, The Specials, Earth Wind & Fire, Zappa Plays Zappa, Ziggy Marley, John Fogerty (Performing Music of Creedence Clearwater Revival), Candi Staton, David Bromberg Band, Canned Heat, Vusi Mahlasela, Richard Clapton, Blitzen Trapper, The Audreys, Backsliders, Eugene ‘Hideaway’ Bridges, Ray Beadle, Joanne Shaw Taylor, Hat Fitz & Cara, Tribali, Watussi, Eagle and the Worm, Mat. Mchugh (the Beautiful Girls), Dubmarine, Mama Kin, Tijuana Cartel, Benjalu, Carus Thompson, Kim Churchill, Dallas Frasca, Marshall & the Fro, Ashleigh Mannix, Ollie Brown, Kooii, Lachlan Bryan, Sublime with Rome, Dawes, James Vincent McMorrow, Josh Pyke, Blue King Brown, Eileen Jewell, 1814, Busby Marou, Melbourne Ska Orchestra, , Lucinda Williams, John Hiatt & The Combo, Angelique Kidjo, Seasick Steve, Keb Mo, Nick Lowe, Rosie Ledet, Seth Lakeman, Harry Manx, Fabulous Thunderbirds and Alabama 3, The Pogues, John Butler Trio, YES, Buddy Guy, Maceo Parker, My Morning Jacket, Brian Setzer’s Rockabilly Riot!, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Jonny Lang, Yann Tiersen, Steve Earle, Justin Townes Earle, Trombone Shorty, The Jayhawks
Bluesfest is held at Tyagarah Tea Tree farm which is situated in-between Byron Bay and Brunswick Heads. It's approx 10 minutes drive north of Byron and 10 minutes south of Brunswick Heads. From Gold Coast airport it takes about 45 minutes to get to Bluesfest and 35 minutes from Ballina airport. there are many bus shuttle options and a car pooling match form on their website.