NEW AND OLD: Bluesfest 2016 line-up includes legendary Welsh crooner Tom Jones and, below right, fabulous singer-songwriter Sahara Beck.
NEW AND OLD: Bluesfest 2016 line-up includes legendary Welsh crooner Tom Jones and, below right, fabulous singer-songwriter Sahara Beck. Dave J Hogan

Bluesfest: List of headliners

WHEN Bluesfest 2016 hits the region on March 24-28, here are some of the acts you will get the chance to see.

Contemporary:

  • Kendrick Lamar
  • The National
  • D'angelo
  • Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds
  • City And Colour
  • The Decemberists
  • The Cat Empire
  • Eagles Of Death Metal
  • Cold War Kids
  • Hiatus Kaiyote
  • Allen Stone
  • Modest Mouse
  • Elle King
  • Grace Potter
  • Jeff Martin (The Tea Party)
  • Nahko And Medicine For The People
  • Vintage Trouble
  • Blackberry Smoke
  • Houndmouth
  • Lukas Nelson And Promise Of The Real
  • Lord Huron
  • Kaleo
  • Dustin Thomas
  • Harts
  • Backsliders
  • Eugene Hideaway Bridges
  • Irish Mythen
  • Digging Roots
  • Frazey Ford
  • Marshall Okell
  • Sahara Beck
  • Emma Donovan & The Putbacks

Legends:

  • Brian Wilson
  • Tom Jones
  • The Mick Fleetwood Blues Band featuring Rick Vito
  • UB40 Feat. Ali Campbell, Astro & Mickey Virtue
  • Don Mclean
  • Jackson Browne
  • Melissa Etheridge
  • Graham Nash
  • Taj Mahal
  • Steve Earle And The Dukes
  • Richard Clapton
  • Russell Morris
  • The Wailers
  • The Residents
  • The Blind Boys Of Alabama
  • Archie Roach


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