The first of four Bluesfest announcements was made overnight and yes, as previously announced by Noise11.com, Iggy & The Stooges are on the bill.
Yesterday’s leak from the Byron Shire News let the cat out of the band by namedropping Santana, Chris Isaak, Wilco, Bonnie Raitt and Ben Harper.
The new surprise was the Steve Miller Band, returning to Australia for the first time since the mid-90s.
The first of four Bluesfest 2013 announcements featured:
Ben Harper, Santana, Iggy & The Stooges, Steve Miller Band, Chis Isaak, Wilco, Bonnie Raitt, Dropkick Murphys, Glen Hansard & The Frames, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Newton Faulkner, William Elliott Whitmore, Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls, Grace Potter, Playing for Change, Ben Caplan.
Bluesfest is on in Byron Bay from March 28 to April 1.