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Bluesfest give Fogerty second show

John Fogerty announced for second Bluesfest show.
John Fogerty announced for second Bluesfest show.

THE final Bluesfest announcement rolled in over night with John Fogerty filling the space left by Roger Daltrey.

Fogerty will now perform his Creedence Clearwater Revival album Green River in full, as well as the band's hits on the  closing night of the festival.

The performance will be the second for Fogerty who was already scheduled to perform on the Saturday night.

Organisers were left with a gap in the line-up after Daltrey pulled out of this year's festival due to a scheduling clash.

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Also announced, Californian genre bending blues, reggae, punk fusion act Slightly Stoopid; guitar rockers The Hands and Aussies Weddings, Parties, Anything.

Rounding up the bill with a strong local contingent are Claude Hay, Mick Thomas's Roving Commission, Mason Rack Band, Daniel Champagne, Bobby Alu, Dan Hannaford, Round Mountain Girls, Mojo Bluesmen, Harry Healy, Blackbirds, Mick McHugh, Minnie Marks and Young Sounds of Byron.

Headlining the Easter weekend festival are Fogerty, Cold Chisel and Crosby, Stills and Nash.

Bluesfest is held at the Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm April 5-9.

For the full list of artists head to the Bluesfest website.

Topics:  bluesfest, northern star pulse, roger daltrey



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