India.Arie and Joss Stone will perform Australian dates together for Bluesfest sideshow dates.
India.Aria has been nominated 21 times for Grammy Awards and has won four. It has been eight years since she was last in Australia. Joss has won one Grammy and four BRIT Awards.
Bluesfest have also announced new sideshows for Ozomatli, Charli 2na, Trixie Whitley, Seun Kuti, Egypt 80 and Seth Lakeman.
Bluesfest director Peter Noble is talking up Egypt 80 as one to watch and describes the band as “best live band ever”.
26-year old Belgium-American artist Trixie Whitley is making her first trip to Australia for Bluesfest.
India.Arie and Joss Stone dates
Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 dates
April 20, Sydney, The Metro
Ozomatli Bluesfest Sideshows
April 23, Brisbane, The Zoo
April 25, Sydney, The Factory (with Charli 2na)
April 26, Melbourne, The Corner (with Charli 2na)
April 19, Sydney, The Basement
April 20, Melbourne, Northcote Social Club
April 14, Brisbane, Powerhouse (with Suzanne Vega)
April 19, Melbourne, Thornbury Theatre
April 20, Sydney, The Factory (with Suzanne Vega)
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