Crowds, rather than rain, started pouring into Bluesfest this afternoon for the Saturday highlights including global Latino stars the Gipsy Kings and Rodrigo y Gabriela. kickass US soul band Alabama Shakes, Irish crooner Hozier and Scottish balladeer Paolo Nutini.
Light rain fell over the festival site at Tyagarah today (Saturday) but punters revelled in the feel-good friendly atmosphere where a common love of music in all its styles bonds them all.
The Bureau of Meteorology is predicting showers tomorrow, with the chance of a thunderstorm but clearing for Monday with only a slight chance of showers at night.
~ Photos Jeff Dawson
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