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Bluesfest lure Leonardo’s Bride and add to Ben Harper’s bill

BRINGING THE BLUES: Ben Harper and the legendary Charlie Mussellwhite who will be appearing together at Bluesfest at Easter. The pair are releasing an album later this month, great news for music lovers. Photo Contributed
BRINGING THE BLUES: Ben Harper and the legendary Charlie Mussellwhite who will be appearing together at Bluesfest at Easter. The pair are releasing an album later this month, great news for music lovers. Photo Contributed Contributed

ONE of Bluesfest's favourite artists makes his third appearance on this year's line-up announcement.

Ben Harper, who has already been confirmed for slots with his band and solo will now be joined by renowned harmonica player Charlie Musselwhite as well.

The pair met at Bluesfest in 1996 and after a 10 year project, release their first album together, Get Up! on next Tuesday.

Harper and Musselwhite will appear on the first day of the Easter festival, while Harper appears solo on the Friday.

Aussie favourites Leonardo's Bride make a welcome return to stage after more than 10 years.

The Even When I'm Sleeping four-piece, including the original line-up, will play two sets, on Thursday and Friday.

Grammy Award winners Zac Brown Band, The Music Maker Blues Revue, Allen Stone, Kim Churchill, Shaun Kirk, Nicky Bomba's Bustamento, Skipping Girl Vinegar, Genevieve Chadwick and Brother Fox have also been added to the bill.

For the full line-up and ticketing information head to the Bluesfest website.

Bluesfest is on at the Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm from March 28 to April 1.

Topics:  ben harper, bluesfest, bluesfest 2013, music, music festival




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