The music-festival heart of Australia that is Byron shire is set to pump again with Bluesfest adding a star US performer to its 2015 line-up at Tyagarah and the Falls Festival trumpeting more big-name acts for its New Year’s event at Yelgun.
Perennial hit makers and three-time Grammy Award winners Train will be making their Bluesfest debut next Easter.
The group has sold more than 10 million albums worldwide with dozens of other honors and nominations.
Train joins a big Bluesfest’s lineup which sees the return to the festival of top US act The Black Keys, Paul Kelly, Trombone Shorty, George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic, Michael Franti and Spearhead and Dan Sultan. (For Bluesfest info and tickets visit www.bluesfest.com)
Today (Wednesday), general tickets go on sale for the 2014 Falls Festival at year’s end, the second to be held at North Byron Parklands, Yelgun.
This year’s Falls Festival line-up boasts big names including The Art of Sleeping, Megan Washington, Cloud Control, Asgeir and Kingswood. (For the latest announcements and tickets for the Falls, visit www.fallsfestival.com.au)