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A very Good Friday at Bluesfest

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Crowds swelled and music pumped as the second day of the 25th annual Byron Bay Bluesfest got underway at Tyagarah.

The weather again defied the Easter curse and the sun shone on the thousands gathered to listen to the best music on tap over the weekend.

Ever graceful and gracious, India Arie stole the hearts of one and all yet again with an early set on the Mojo stage as did gentleman Eric Bibb on Jambalaya.

Thousands swooned as heart-throb Matt Corby pulsed his dream-like tones out into the audience and the continually popular Doobie Brothers raised the roof on their set at 8.45pm.

Lido Shuffler Boz Scaggs was impressive during his show and the crowd participation during his songs made his job just that bit easier and more fun, the the prize for most awesome, for the second day in a row, was Buddy Guy with his little bit naughty and little bit nice set to a jam-packed Crossroads stage audience.

With three days of music left and the sun looking set to continue shining, Bluefest ‘hump day’ is looking great.

~ Photos The Tree Faerie


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