The team at Unpaved are super excited to announce that we will be heading up to Byron Bay to cover the 25th Annual Blues & Roots Music Festival.
The five day festival held over the Easter long weekend (Thursday 17th April to Monday 21st) is Australia’s largest Festival showcasing Blues & Roots music. This year sees Greats such as Buddy Guy, Booker T. Jones, Charlie Musselwhite, Jeff Beck and Dr John take the stage next to Contemporary acts such as John Mayer, Dave Matthews Band, Jake Bugg, Iron & Wine and Jack Johnson. More Artists announcements continue to come with the likes of Tim Rogers, Foy Vance, Saskwatch, Matt Corby and more announced today.
As usual a multitude of Australian Acts will be joining International Acts to showcase the amazing talent we have on our shores. The likes of Dyson, Stringer, Cloher, John Butler Trio, C.W Stoneking, Genevieve Chadwick, The Black Sorrows, Backsliders, Clairy Browne & The Bangin’ Rackettes to name a few. With only 50 sleeps to go tickets are a selling fast with 85% of tickets already sold. So if you are still sitting on the fence as whether to go or not don’t keep sitting much longer.
Keep in touch with Artist announcements and purchase tickets here
Full Artist Line Up…
Jack Johnson John Mayer Dave Matthews Band Jeff Beck Elvis Costello & The Impersonators John Butler Trio Buddy Guy Gary Clark Jr Joss Stone Erykah Badu Passenger Iron & Wine India.Arie Aaron Neville Doobie Brothers Boz Scaggs Gregg Allman Dr John & The Nite Trippers
Michael Franti & Spearhead Gary Clark Jr Jimmie Vaughan Eric Bibb Steve Earle & The Dukes Kasey Chambers Jason Isbell Gov’t Mule Morcheeba Devendra Banhart Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros Jake Bugg Ozomatli KC & The Sunshine Band Tim Rogers WAR Foy Vance The Wailers Larry Graham & Graham Central Station Sly & Robbie and The Taxi Gang Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 Chali 2Na The James Cotton Blues Band Booker T. Jones The Black Sorrows Devon Allman Suzanne Vega Beth Hart Grace Potter and the Nocturnals KT Tunstall Trixie Whitley Garland Jeffreys The Charlie Musselwhite Band Robben Ford CW Stoneking Kate Miller-Heidke Allen Stone The Soul Rebels North Mississippi Allstars The Magic Band Grandmothers of Invention Terrance Simien & The Zydeco Experience Dyson, Stringer & CloherClairy Browne & The Bangin’ Rackettes Nikki Hill Valerie June The Beards Matthew Curry Joanne Shaw Taylor Ray Beadle Band Genevieve Chadwick The Paladins Backsliders Chain Candye Kane Band Glenn Cardier and The Sideshow Nahko & Medicine For The People Saidah Baba Talibah The Mojo Webb Band Daniel Champagne Eugene “Hideaway” Bridges Walter Trout Hat Fitz & Cara Seth Lakeman Shaun Kirk Claude Hay Marshall OKell and The Pride Public Opinion Afro Orchestra Cambodian Space ProjectMusic Maker Foundation Feat. Pat Wilder, Cool John Ferguson, and Little Freddie King RocKwiz Live Kim Churchill Skunkhour Saskwatch Watussi Dubmarine Tijuana Cartel Lime Cordiale Playing for Change