With simply over 90 days to go till the gates of Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm swing open for Bluesfest 2019, we're proud to announce the next artists might be becoming a member of the 30th Anniversary Celebration:
TASH SULTANA – SIX60 – OCEAN ALLEY – AMARU TRIBE
With extra artists but to be introduced…
With tickets promoting sooner than some other Bluesfest in historical past, we're heading for a spectacular celebration and sell-out pageant this April.
Festival Director Peter Noble is getting excited concerning the 30th Anniversary Celebration stating “Following scorching on the heels of The Raconteurs/Saboteurs announcement that includes Jack White, we've 4 extra unbelievable artists becoming a member of the invoice. This announcement options the most popular promoting feminine artist in Australia proper now – the unbelievable Tash Sultana returning to Bluesfest following numerous promote outs and main pageant slots across the planet, together with an unbelievable 12,000 tickets bought not too long ago in London, and in June she is going to headline on the 10,000 plus capability Alexandra Palace there! Tash Sultana is on fireplace and Friday at Bluesfest that includes Tash, Iggy Pop, Gary Clark Jr., Hozier and the superlative Norah Jones is definitely now one of many best days of music to have ever been introduced at Bluesfest.
What are you able to say about New Zealand’s SIX60 that hasn’t already been stated – their albums have gone NINE x Platinum of their residence nation, their singles 25 x platinum, to not point out 6 additional gold singles and 10 wins on the New Zealand Music Awards together with Best Group in 2018 and each the best promoting single and album. In February SIX60 will play at Western Springs Stadium in Auckland having bought out all 50,000 tickets in 10 weeks and promoting out greater than 5 months earlier than the live performance. The first band from New Zealand to have EVER bought out Western Springs, an occasion web site the place U2, David Bowie and the legendary Bob Marley and the Wailers have carried out. They actually are the best promoting artist to have emerged from New Zealand and might be enjoying at Bluesfest on our opening night time, Thursday April 18th.
Ocean Alley will be part of SIX60 to play on our opening night time at Bluesfest. From Sydney’s Northern Beaches, they've come into their very own in 2018. Fresh from their current US tour and a number of promote outs in venues throughout Australia, their chilled out cruisy mix of 70’s Psych crossed with Reggae and Rock type has discovered them a legion of followers. Currently Sportsbet has their single “Confidence” to win the Triple J Hottest 100 on Australia Day. Go Ocean Alley!
Melbourne primarily based, South American artists Amaru Tribe play music you may’t sit all the way down to! They are Oscar Jiminez’s newest scorching band that includes Australian primarily based musicians hailing from Venezuela, Colombia, Chile and Argentina and they're actually one in every of Australia’s best bands. They play Cumbia in a pulsating Latino manner and different Colombian and South American kinds, these guys ROCK! We have launched many effective bands who've gone on to larger issues at Bluesfest and right here is another.
There are extra bulletins coming so keep tuned! Our 30th Anniversary Bluesfest is on Fire! We are forecasting a sell- out. What are you ready for…”
Bluesfest 2019, the line-up up to now:
Jack Johnson – Iggy Pop – Ben Harper & the Innocent Criminals – Paul Kelly
The Saboteurs (Jack White, Brendan Benson, Patrick Keeler, Jack Lawrence)
Hozier – David Gray – Ray La Montagne
Norah Jones – Julia Stone – Tash Sultana
Mavis Staples – Gary Clark Jr. – Kasey Chambers
Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats
George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic
Tommy Emmanuel – Snarky Puppy – SIX60
Meshell Ndegeocello – Colin Hay – Imelda May
Kurt Vile and the Violators – Keb’ Mo’
Allen Stone – St. Paul and The Broken Bones
Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real
Melbourne Ska Orchestra – Ocean Alley
Archie Roach – Shakey Graves – Arlo Guthrie
Nahko and Medicine for the People – Tex Perkins
I’m With Her – Ruthie Foster – Richard Clapton
Russell Morris – Flogging Molly – Backsliders
The Marcus King Band – Fantastic Negrito – Samantha Fish
The War and Treaty – Deva Mahal – Larkin Poe
The Black Sorrows – Vintage Trouble – Pierce Brothers
Mojo Juju – Trevor Hall – Irish Mythen – Anderson East
Melody Angel – Hussy Hicks – Thando
The California Honeydrops – Elephant Sessions
Caiti Baker – Little Georgia
Benny Walker – Dallas Woods – Amaru Tribe
Further data together with artist schedules and tickets obtainable at bluesfest.com.au