Second Bluesfest Lineup Revealed

Michael Kiwanuka
Image Courtesy of Bluesfest

The second of four Bluesfest announcements for 2013 hit our inbox late last night and once again it’s a cracker.

There are plenty of names we’ve already seen pop up on other festival announcements (Jimmy Cliff, Luka Bloom, Seth Lakeman) and a couple of pleasant surprises (The Blind Boys of Alabama, Michael Kiwanuka) all of which are fast making Bluesfest the go-to festival of next year.

Bluesfest takes place over the Easter long weekend, Thursday 28th March to Monday 1st April – for info on tickets and more check out the official site. The full list of artists on the second announcement are below:

Jimmy Cliff
Joan Armatrading
Rodriguez
Robert Cray
Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue
The Blind Boys of Alabama
Mavis Staples
Allen Toussaint
Wanda Jackson
Fred Wesley & The New BJ’s
Michael Kiwanuka
Bettye Lavette
Luka Bloom
Ruthie Foster
Tony Joe White
Sweet Honey in the Rock
The Duke Robillard Band
Shawn Colvin
Seth Lakeman

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