Jason Mraz Added To Bluesfest, Madness Cancel - Noise11.com
Jason Mraz - Photo By Ros O'Gorman

Jason Mraz - Photo By Ros O'Gorman

Jason Mraz Added To Bluesfest, Madness Cancel

by Paul Cashmere on December 13, 2012

in Live,News

Jason Mraz will head back to Australia for Bluesfest in 2013 but Madness have pulled out.

Jason Mraz - Photo By Ros O'Gorman

Jason Mraz - Photo By Ros O'Gorman

Mraz will perform at Bluesfest on Day 1 on March 28, 2013.

Bluesfest also announced Manu Chao La Ventura, Mark Seymour & The Undertow, Chris Smither, Current Swell, Matt Anderen, Go Jane Go and The McMenamins.

They joined the single most incredible line-up Australia has ever seen on one festival along with Robert Plant, Paul Simon, Ben Harper, Santana, Iggy & The Stooges, Counting Crows, Wilco, Rodriguez, Chris Isaak, Bonnie Raitt, Shawn Colvin, Roger Hodgson, Status Quo, Jimmy Cliff, Rufus Wainwright, Jon Anderson and a lot more.

Madness will no longer play at Bluesfest. “Unfortunately and with great regret we have to announce that Madness are not able to perform at Bluesfest in 2013 due to a change in their international touring,” the statement reads.

Bluesfest is March 28 to April 1, 2013 in Byron Bay.



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