Byron Bay’s beloved Bluesfest music festival will return next year and they’ve just announced the first batch of artists to make up the massive lineup for March 2018.

The festival is sure to pull in the crowds with the likes of Led Zeppelin’s Robert Plant heading down with his band The Sensational Space Shifters, alongside the legendary baby-making music maker Lionel Richie and Australia’s favourites The John Butler Trio and Tash Sultana.

Music lovers will be serenaded to a picturesque¬†Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm and with a lineup like below, it’s surely one not to be missed!

Bluesfest will run from March 29 – April 2 2018 and tickets are on sale now.

Check out the full list of the first announcement below:

BLUESFEST 2018

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
MORCHEEBA
GOV’T MULE
LUKAS NELSON & PROMISE OF THE REAL
THE CALIFORNIA HONEYDROPS
ERIC GALES
BOBBY RUSH
DUMPSTAPHUNK
JOE LOUIS WALKER