The Long Easter Weekend is Heating Up with Bluesfest's 2nd Lineup Announcement!
Written by Nikki Sternagel on 23rd September, 2015
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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...
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
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!