West Coast Blues ‘n’ Roots Festival
West Coast Blues ‘n’ Roots Festival takes place at Fremantle Park, Nr Perth, Western Australia
West Coast Blues ‘n’ Roots Festival 2012 dates – Sunday 1st April
Crosby, Stills & Nash
My Morning Jacket
Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue
Breakthrough Winner – The Seals
The History of the West Coast Blues ‘n’ Roots Festival
The West Coast Blues ‘n’ Roots Festival is an annual music festival held in Fremantle, Western Australia. It features many blues and roots performers, both international and local.
The festival began as a one-day event in 2004. In 2007 it expanded to a two-day event. It is a sister event to the East Coast Blues & Roots Music Festival, which is held on the Easter long weekend in Byron Bay. The 2010 event saw a return to a single day format.
West Coast Blues ‘n’ Roots Festival Line Up – 2011
Bob Dylan, Elvis Costello and the Imposters, The Cat Empire, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu, Michael Franti and Spearhead, Blind Boys of Alabama, Mavis Staples, Robert Randolph and the Family Band, Toots and the Maytals, Washington, Ruthie Foster. The 2011 West Coast Blues & Roots Festival also included a live showing of the popular music quiz show Rockwiz.