More big names set for Bluesfest 2011

ZZ Top at High Voltage Festival 2010 by Oran Tarjan
ZZ Top at High Voltage Festival 2010 by Oran Tarjan

Veteran rockers ZZ Top and Jethro Tull have been confirmed to appear alongside Bob Dylan, B.B King and Elvis Costello on the Bluesfest 2011 line-up.

John Legend, Gurrumul, Wolfmother and Toots And The Maytals have also been added in the latest Bluesfest 2011 announcement.

Hollywood actor Tim Robbins and his Rogue Gallery Band are set to perform, as well as Pete Murray, Funky Meters, Irma Thomas, Booker T, Los Lobos, Kasey Chambers and Captain Matchbox Whoopee Band.

Other newly confirmed acts include Diesel, The Dingoes, Trombone Shorty And Orleans Avenue, B.B And The Blues Shack, Joe Louis Walker, Phil Jones And The Unknown Blues, The Snowdroppers, Ray Beadle, Nat Cole And The Kings and Barrence Whitfield.

Bluesfest tickets are on sale now priced at $349 for an adult five-day ticket, $95 child pass with family packages also available.

Three-day and camping tickets are also on sale.

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Bluesfest 2011 takes place from 21 – 25 April at Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm, Byron Bay, NSW, Australia.