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Bluesfest Touring announces a second round of sideshows for 2018

From ageing greats to fiery young guns, the big stars of rock and blues are coming to town at Bluesfest time

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[Sponsored] They’re coming from as far away as Dakar and New Orleans, LA and Leeds and beyond. A fresh array of acts has been named for Bluesfest in Byron Bay in March-April 2018, joining already-announced highlights such as Robert Plant, Lionel Richie, Chic featuring Nile Rodgers, John Butler Trio, Tash Sultana, the New Power Generation and Morcheeba.

As always, there will be a procession of acts heading down the coast for a run of Melbourne sideshows. Check out the following highlights. Tickets to all shows go on sale Friday November 17. 

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