The much anticipated playing schedule has been released, the main stages at Bluesfest are–Mojo, Crossroads, Jambalaya, Delta and the Juke Joint. The very exciting news about the festival this year is that the headliners are doing full 90 minute sets and not scaled back festival performances. This includes D’Angelo, The National, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Tom Jones, Brian Wilson performing Pet Sounds, Jackson Browne, City and Colour, The Mick Fleetwood Blues Band, Melissa Etheridge, The Cat Empire and Jason Isbell to name a few.
A number of artists are even performing a solid 120 minute set at Bluesfest including D’Angelo at his second performance on Saturday 26th March, Tedeschi Trucks Band on Thursday 24th March, Joe Bonamassa on Saturday 26th March and UB40 featuring Ali Campbell, Astro and Mickey Virtue on Sunday 27th March.
Our to see acts to see at this years festival are The Cat Empire, Cold War Kids, Modest Mouse, Hiatus Kaiyotte, The National, Lord Huron, Steve Smyth and Grizzly Train to name just a few.