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Not an event that will be known for its Dylan or Plant, this year's festival didn't boast an achingly awesome name, but what it did have was stages full of world class talent all weekend, says Echonetdaily photographer and entertainment guru Eve Jeffery.
Festival-goers again faced significant queues getting off the Pacific Highway and into the Bluesfest site this year. But the worst of the traffic trouble was, and continues to be, on the Pacific Highway, where two lanes have been reduced to one coming down St Helena and at the Ewingsdale on-ramp.
In something of a break with tradition, this year's 25th annual Bluesfest focussed more on artists appealing to a younger crowd, including John Mayer, Devendra Banhart and perennial busker Passenger. But festival regulars were not overlooked.
The potential future risks and costs of flooding to the community and government if approved, but yet to be built, housing is allowed to go ahead in floodplains was under the spotlight last week in Kingscliff.