Booker T. Jones and Suzanne Vega will perform Bluesfest sideshows in Australia next April.
Also added to Bluesfest Touring sideshows are The North Mississippi Allstars, Robben Ford, Walter Trout, Valerie June and The Soul Rebels.
The legendary Booker T. Jones is one of the founding fathers of funk and one of the stars of Stax. He will perform shows in Sydney and Melbourne with Valerie June from Tennessee.
Suzanne Vega has added shows for Perth, Cairns, Melbourne and Sydney and will also feature guest star Seth Lakeman at the Sydney show.
The North Mississippi Allstars recently toured with Robert Plant. They will perform in Sydney and Melbourne.
Robben Ford and Walter Trout will double up for Sydney and Melbourne and The Soul Rebels will also headline shows in Sydney and Melbourne.
Booker T. Jones with Valerie June-
April 25, Melbourne, The Corner
April 26, Sydney, The Factory
April 11, Perth, Astor Theatre
April 13, Cairns, Civic Theatre
April 19, Melbourne, Recital Centre
April 20, Sydney, The Factory (with Seth Lakeman)
North Mississippi Allstars-
April 20, Melbourne, The Corner
April 22, Sydney, The Basement
Robben Ford and Walter Trout-
April 17, Sydney, The Factory
April 18, Melbourne, The Corner
The Soul Rebels-
April 15, Melbourne, Recital Centre
April 16, Sydney, The Basement
Ben Caplan (January) Dr John and Aaron Neville, Steve Earle & The Dukes and Kasey Chambers, KC and the Sunshine Band, Allen Stone, Jimmie Vaughan and Nikki Hill, Morcheeba with Chali 2Na and House of Vibe, Larry Graham and Graham Central Station, KT Tunstall, The Magic Band and Grandmothers of Invention. Visit the Bluesfest Touring website for details.
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