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Byron Bay Blues Fest, New South WalesBLUES FEST FINAL LINE UP ANNOUNCEMENT

Today Bluesfest, Australia’s multi-award winning Music Festival presents its final 2012 artist announcement, including the superb addition of a 2nd John Fogerty show on Monday 9th of April.

Festival director Peter Noble says: “We are thrilled to announce a second and spectacular 6pm sunset show for John Fogerty on Easter Monday. This time he will perform his Creedence Clearwater Revival Album ‘Green River’ in its entirety, plus his ‘bonus’ set drawn from the canon of his solo and CCR hits. This special sunset performance will set the scene for Bluesfest’s closing night with many more wonderful artists to follow afterwards”.

The full announcement here:

John Fogerty 2nd show – Performing the Creedence Clearwater Revival Green River Album plus his greatest hits, Slightly Stoopid, Weddings, Parties, Anything, The Hands, Claude Hay, Mick Thomas’ Roving Commission, Mason Rack Band, Daniel Champagne, Bobby Alu, Dan Hannaford, Round Mountain Girls, Mojo Bluesmen, Harry Healy, Blackbirds, Mick McHugh, Minnie Marks, Young Sounds of Byron

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Byron Bay Blues Fest, New South WalesBYRON BAY BLUES FESTIVAL 4TH LINE UP ANNOUNCEMENT

Joining top names like Roger Daltry, The Specials and the Pogues is the legendary John Fogerty!

The legendary Creedence Clearwater frontman was last on our shores in 2008, when he performed all the hits from his lengthy career including Travelin’ Band, Bad Moon, Green River, Who’ll Stop The Rain, Commotion and Lookin’ Out My Back Door.

Fogerty leads twenty more acts on the the fourth Bluesfest announcement, including Ziggy Marley, Richard Clapton, The Eagle and The Worm and more.

The announcement in full – John Fogerty (Performing music of Creedence Clearwater Revival), Ziggy Marley, Candi Staton, David Bromberg Band, Canned Heat, Vusi Mahlasela, Richard Clapton, Blitzen Trapper, the Audreys, Backsliders, Eugene ‘Hideaway’ Bridges, Ray Beadle, Joanne Shaw Taylor, Hat Fitz & Cara, Tribali, Watussi, Eagle and the Worm, Mat. Mchugh (the Beautiful Girls), Dubmarine, Mama Kin, Tijuana Cartel, Benjalu, Carus Thompson, Kim Churchill, Dallas Frasca, Marshall & the Fro, Ashleigh Mannix, Ollie Brown, Kooii, Lachlan Bryan

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Byron Bay Blues Fest, New South WalesCOLD CHISEL TO HEADLINE BYRON BAY BLUES FEST!

Bluesfest organisers have announced that COLD CHISEL will headline the 2012 event, with the legendary Australian band’s exclusive festival appearance closing the main stage on Thursday 5th of April 2012.

It will be the first time that an Australian artist has ever headlined this iconic musical event.  Bluesfest’s announcement is testament to the special place Cold Chisel’s music has come to occupy in Australian hearts and minds.

The band’s record breaking Light The Nitro tour is currently drawing to a close, with a final gig scheduled for Brisbane next Tuesday night. The tour has been the biggest ever by an Australian-based band; drawing nearly 300,000 fans across 36 huge shows. It’s also been unanimously hailed by critics and fans alike across Australasia.

In addition to performing classics like ‘Forever Now’, ‘Khe Sanh’ and ‘When The War Is Over’, this special Bluesfest appearance will also see Cold Chisel premiere new songs from their forthcoming album. The as yet untitled collection of new tunes was recorded over the last 2 years – partly with original drummer Steve Prestwich and partly with new drummer Charley Drayton.

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