Bluesfest announces next round of artists

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Bluesfest has announced the next round of artists to grace the festival lineup in 2018.

The festival has announced 16 more artists including Youssou N’Dour, Seal, Michael Franti, and Walter Trout.

The lineup is as follows:

Youssou N’dour


Michael Franti & Spearhead

Jackson Browne

Jason Isbell And The 400 Unit


Rag ‘N’ Bone Man

The Original Blues Brothers Band

Jimmy Cliff

The Wailers

Benjamin Booker

Hurray For The Riff Raff

Canned Heat

Walter Trout

André Cymone

The Teskey Brothers


The artists will be joining an already stellar lineup:

Robert Plant And The Sensational Space Shifters

Lionel Richie

The John Butler Trio

Tash Sultana

The New Power Generation

Chic Featuring Nile Rodgers

First Aid Kit

Jose Gonzalez


Gov’t Mule

Lukas Nelson & Promise Of The Real

The California Honeydrops

Eric Gales

Bobby Rush


Joe Louis Walker

Rick Estrin & The Nightcats

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