Party time at Byron Bay Bluesfest 2014

THOUSANDS packed the Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm over the Easter Long weekend for an extra special Byron Bay Bluesfest.

The festival celebrated its 25th birthday this year with five days of show stopping performances from 107 of the world’s best musicians.

The massive crowd enjoyed an eclectic line-up of artists including John Mayer, Jack Johnson, Matt Corby, The Doobie Brothers, The Dave Matthews Band and many more.


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There was also some notable guest appearances, such as  Joss Stone performing “I Put a Spell On You” with Jeff Beck, Warren Haynes of Gov’t Mule joining the Dave Matthews Band to perform Jimi Hendrix’s “All Along The Watchtower” and Bernard Fanning joining Kasey Chambers for  special performance.

Festival Director Peter Noble said this year’s festival was the most successful one yet.

“The blend of artists from contemporary to classic and from young to old was easily the best we have ever had,” he said.

“1054 workers and 500 volunteers worked more than 12,500 hours over the festival to make it the success that it was.

“One thing is for sure, we are thrilled, energised and inspired to get out there immediately and start working on our 2015 event.”

The 26th Annual Bluesfest will held on 2nd -6th April 2015.