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Got the blues? Try this

Got the blues? Try this



What: Byron Bay Blues Festival

TEN years on and the EAST COAST BLUES & ROOTS FESTIVAL at Byron Bay is stronger than ever.

This year the festival, which will be held on the Easter Weekend, April 1-4, at Red Devil RLFC Park, has 23 international and 35 national acts confirmed.

Confirmed international acts: DOCTOR JOHN, BEN HARPER & THE INNOCENT CRIMINALS, TAJ MAHAL & THE HULA BLUES BAND, KEB MO', ANGELIQUE KIDJO, THE JON SPENCER BLUES EXPLOSION, TONY JOE WHITE, ROBBEN FORD, JIMMY WEBB, R.L. BURNSIDE, DAVID LINDLEY & WALLY INGHAM, EL VEZ, THE PALADINS, DIXIE HUMMINGBIRDS, JOHN HAMMOND, GUITAR SHORTY, KENNY NEAL BAND, JOHN MOONEY, CANDYE KANE & THE SWINGING ARMADILLOS, ROSIE FLORES, RAMBLING JACK ELLIOT, MOLLIE O'BRIEN and ANDY WHITE. Confirmed Australian acts: PAUL KELLY, BILLY THORPE, RENEE GEYER, CHRIS WILSON & THE CROWN OF THORNS, THE BACKSLIDERS, ARCHIE ROACH & RUBY HUNTER, VIKA & LINDA BULL, KEV CARMODY, GERRY HALE'S UNCLE BILL, TEXACALI ROSE, MATT WALKER & ASHLEY DAVIS, CRAWFISH DAVE, JEFF LANG, MICK HART, LOUIS KING & THE LIARS KLUB, STEVE BOY & THE PREACHERS, PSYCHO ZYDECO, THE FLANNELETTES, THE REDLINERS, THE BROWN BROTHERS, RED RIVERS & THE ROCKETONES, LISA MILLER, BO JENKINS, ROCKBOTTOM JAMES & THE DETONATORS, HAT FITZ & THE BLOOZE BITZ, ANDY COWAN, BIG MAMA'S DOOR and the Hunter's own JOHNNY GREEN'S BLUES COWBOYS. Check out the festival's web page at www.bluesfest.com.au TE



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