Leading the latest announcement is Modest Mouse following the release of their 2015 album Strangers to Ourselves. Also included are Graham Nash, Kamasi Washington, Richard Clapton, Elle King, Ash Grunwald, Blind Boy Paxton, Dustin Thomas, Wards Xpress and Raw Earth.
They join the likes of Brian Wilson, Taj Mahal, D’Angelo The Residents, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Shooglenifty, The National, City and Colour, reggae legends UB40 featuring Ali Campbell, Astro and Mickey Virtue, blues rock maestro Joe Bonamassa and Grammy award-winning group Tedeschi Trucks Band + many more.
Bluesfest 2016 will take place from Thursday March 24 until Monday March 28, just north of Byron Bay. For more info, visit www.bluesfest.com.au.