The Long Easter Weekend is Heating Up with Bluesfest's 2nd Lineup Announcement!

Written by Nikki Sternagel on 23rd September, 2015

The Long Easter Weekend is Heating Up with Bluesfest's 2nd Lineup Announcement!

That's right folks, today is the magical day that Bluesfest released the second lineup of artists to perform over the long Easter weekend - and it just keeps getting better!

Co-headlining the second announcement is the incomparable Tom Jones, a living legend who will be appearing at Bluesfest for the first time in 2016. Over his 50 year career, Tom Jones has sold over 100 million records, won a Grammy and two Brit Awards and given us countless hits.

Also headlining this announcement, and in another first for Bluesfest, is one of the most talented songwriters in modern Rock, Noel Gallagher,who will be performing at Bluesfest with his band, the High Flying Birds.

But wait, there's more! Only hours after the massive second artist announcement, organisers announced that for the first time in ten years, singer-songwriter JACKSON BROWNE is returning to Bluesfest!

So, without further delay, the second 2016 Bluesfest artist line-up...

TOM JONES

NOEL GALLAGHER'S HIGH FLYING BIRDS

JACKSON BROWNE | THE DECEMBERISTS

JASON ISBELL |  STURGILL SIMPSON

TWEEDY STEVE EARLE & THE DUKES

THE WAILERS - Perform 4 albums in entirety; Exodus, Survival, Uprising and Legend over 4 nights!

GRACE POTTER | LORD HURON

NAHKO AND MEDICINE FOR THE PEOPLE

VINTAGE TROUBLE | LUCKY PETERSON | EMDEE

BLACKBERRY SMOKE

and many more to come!

In case you're in need of a reminder, these legends will be joining previously announced artists...

The National | City and Colour
UB40 featuring Ali Campbell, Astro and Mickey Virtue
Joe Bonamassa | Tedeschi Trucks Band | The Cat Empire
Lukas Nelson & Promise of The Real | The Word
Rhiannon Giddens | Janiva Magness | St. Paul & The Broken Bones
Allen Stone | The Selecter | Shakey Graves |  Songhoy Blues

Keep your eyes glued to this spot, as Bluesfest will be releasing a series of announcements in the coming weeks!

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