Bluesfest Touring

Byron Bay Bluesfest is Australia’s premier contemporary blues & roots music festival, showcasing acts from around the world annually on the Easter long weekend, just north of Byron Bay, NSW.

Since 2009, Tanks Arts Centre has partnered with Bluesfest to bring some of the world’s finest music acts to the audiences of Tropical North Queensland, via a selection of official Bluesfest Touring sideshows that have included legends of the industry, such as Jimmy Cliff, Michael Franti, Toots & the Maytals, The Wailers, Steve Earle & The Dukes, Eric Bibb, Ozomatli, and more.



Buffy Sainte-Marie

Wed 15 Apr
All tickets one price $65 (inc b/fee)

No one could ever accuse Academy-Award winning Buffy Sainte-Marie of taking it easy.
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John Mayall

Thu 16 Apr
$57 / $52 (CONC) inc b/fee

For more than five decades, Blues Hall of Fame inductee John Mayall has served as a pioneer of blues music, earning him the title, "The Godfather of British Blues", and n...
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