The National lead Bluesfest 2016 lineup

Byron Bay’s annual Bluesfest has just revealed the first release of artists that will feature on the 2016 lineup,  and it looks like it’s setting up to be a killer!

Bluesfest 2016 first lineup

Headlining the 27th Bluesfest will be The National, with more acts like City and Coulor, UB40, The Cat Empire, Shakey Graves, The Word,  plus heaps more rounding out the first announce. Bluesfest will take place at Tyagarah Tea Park from Thursday 24 March until Monday 28 March.

The National
City and Colour
Joe Bonamassa
Tedeshci Trucks Band
The Cat Empire
Lucas Nelson
The Word
Rhiannon Giddens
Janiva Magness
St. Paul & The Broken Bones
Allen Stone
The Selector
Shakey Graves
Songhoy Blues