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Hop over the Pacific for the Byron Bay Bluesfest – Easter 2014

Posted: January 23, 2014

What were your new year’s resolutions this year? Travel more? See live music? Meet new people? Down Under Answer has the solution to mark them all off right now!

Australia’s premier blues and roots festival is gearing up to celebrate its 25th birthday, April 17–21 and all the stops have been pulled out to throw a spectacular five-day party that you will never forget! With an incredibly lineup featuring some of the world’s biggest names in blues, roots, soul, gospel, R&B and rock giving more than 200 amazing performances across seven stages, do not miss this chance to experience the 25th anniversary Bluesfest.

The lineup is only getting better with new artists just announced including Joss Stone, Joe Camilleri & The Black Sorrows and Nahko & Medicine For The People. They join the already staggering program of musical giants like Jack Johnson, John Mayer, Dave Matthews Band, Elvis Costello & The Imposters, Buddy Guy, Erykah Badu, Doobie Brothers, John Butler Trio, India. Arie and Michael Franti & Spearhead.

Taking place in beautiful Byron Bay from April 17 – 21, time is fast running out to get your name off the invite list and onto the RSVP list with great Bluesfest vacation packages from Down Under Answers. Limited packages are still available featuring roundtrip air to Australia, five-day Bluesfest ticket, accommodation, transfers and survival pack starting from just $2999. The only decision you really have to make is where you want to sleep.

Want to stay on site at the festival? We have Rainbow Tipis, Tent Motels and stylish campervans on offer. Or if camping is not your thing, there are oceanfront hotel options too. Visit www.duatravel.com/bluesfest2014 or email info@duatravel.com for more information and pricing. and get your musical escape booked today!

Also appearing at the 2014 festival is Aaron Neville, Passenger, Iron & Wine, Gregg Allman, Boz Scaggs, Dr John & The Nite Trippers, Gov't Mule, Morcheeba, Gary Clark Jr., Steve Earle & The Dukes, Kasey Chambers, Jason Isbell, Jake Bugg, Devendra Banhart, Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, The Wailers, WAR , Sly & Robbie and The Taxi Gang, KC & The Sunshine Band, Seun Kuti & Egypt 80, The James Cotton Blues Band, Booker T. Jones, Robben Ford, Jimmie Vaughan,  Beth Hart, The Charlie Musselwhite Band, Suzanne Vega, Kate Miller-Heidke, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, Ozomatli, Chali 2Na, CW Stoneking, Allen Stone, Larry Graham & Graham Central Station, Eric Bibb, KT Tunstall, The Magic Band, Grandmothers of Invention Clairy Browne & The Bangin' Rackettes, North Mississippi Allstars Walter Trout, Trixie Whitley, The Soul Rebels, Valerie June, Devon Allman, Seth Lakeman, Nikki Hill, The Paladins Candye Kane Band, Saidah Baba Talibah, Music Maker Foundation Feat. Pat Wilder, Cool John Ferguson and Little Freddie King, RocKwiz Live and more.