Robert Plant To Headline Bluesfest 2013
Festival organiser Peter Noble has said of Robert Plant's return to Australia, "Bringing Robert Plant to Bluesfest is a dream come true, not just for me, but for the thousands of fans who have been standing by patiently all these years!! We have waited together for so long and now it’s gonna happen – I am so delighted and hugely honoured. " The wait is finally over, Robert Plant is will headline Bluesfest on Saturday 30th of March.
Robert will be there with his current band 'Sensational Shape Shifters'.
Other artists and bands that will be at the festival so far are:
SANTANA – BEN HARPER IGGY & THE STOOGES STEVE MILLER BAND – JIMMY CLIFF - CHRIS ISAAK – BONNIE RAITT - WILCO – RODRIGUEZ – ROBERT CRAY - JOAN ARMATRADING – DROPKICK MURPHYS - TEDESCHI TRUCKS BAND – GLEN HANSARD WITH THE FRAMES TROMBONE SHORTY & ORLEANS AVENUE THE BLIND BOYS OF ALABAMA – MAVIS STAPLES FRANK TURNER AND THE SLEEPING SOULS ALLEN TOUSSAINT – WANDA JACKSON FRED WESLEY AND THE NEW JB’S – MICHAEL KIWANUKA BETTYE LAVETTE – LUKA BLOOM – RUTHIE FOSTER NEWTON FAULKNER – TONY JOE WHITE SWEET HONEY IN THE ROCK – THE DUKE ROBILLARD BAND WILLIAM ELLIOTT WHITMORE – SHAWN COLVIN – GRACE POTTER PLAYING FOR CHANGE – SETH LAKEMAN – BEN CAPLAN
ROBERT PLANT PRESENTS SENSATIONAL SPACE SHIFTERS - ROGER HODGSON THE VOICE OF SUPERTRAMP - STATUS QUO - MADNESS - JON ANDERSON THE VOICE OF YES
The 24th Bluesfest will take place between Thursday 28th of March and Monday 1st of April 2013 at Bluesfest’s permanent home at Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm just outside of Byron Bay.
Tickets are on sale now through www.bluesfest.com.au