West Coast Blues & Roots Festival 2009

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The West Coast Blues n Roots Festival is Western Australia's largest celebration of Blues & Roots music and is the ultimate festival experience. The festival takes place within the pine trees of the Esplanade Reserve in Fremantle, the annual musical extravaganza features 3 stages offering live music all day and into the night in front of 30,000 fans. The sixth annual West Coast Blues n Roots Festival will take place on Saturday 18th April 2009.

The festival attracts high profile international, national and local musicians, and incorporates arts projects, free fringe performances around Fremantle, environmental projects, and markets and food stalls from around the globe. At least 1 Sonicbids artist will be selected to perform at The West Coast Blues n Roots Festival.

Around 40 international, interstate and local acts within the Blues & Roots genre perform. Previous artists include John Fogerty, Buddy Guy, Sinead O'Connor, Don McLean, Jools Holland and his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra, Ozomatli, Angus & Julia Stone, James Brown, Jack Johnson, Ben Harper, Bo Diddley, Jackson Browne, Bernard Fanning, The Black Keys, Damian "Jr Gong" Marley, John Mayer, Wolfmother, Eric Burdon, John Butler Trio, Missy Higgins, Pete Murray, The Cat Empire, Angelique Kidjo and many more.

Please note: There is different pricing for Australian artists and International artists. Please be sure to choose the correct option.