Bluesfest 2019 - 5 Melbourne Sideshows not to miss

For those unable to attend the annual Bluesfest weekend in Byron Bay, fret not!


A large portion of the acts heading to Bluesfest this year will also be making their way down south to play a few select venue gigs in and around the easter weekend festival. We’ve compiled a list of 5 sideshows not to miss! For a full list of whats happening, head to the official website.


Ray LaMontagne recently sold out his first show at Melbourne’s Palais Theatre and has announce a second date for the 28th of April. Event details and tickets can be found here.


Flogging Molly’s first show at 170 Russell sold out in record time, so they’ve put on a second show a couple days before on the 14th of April at Croxton Bandroom. Tickets and info here.


The California Honeydrops are not only celebrating their 7th studio album but also a decade as a band on this upcoming tour. Get amongst the celebrations with their Corner Hotel side show on the 24th of April. More info & tickets here.


Fantastic Negrito needs little introduction, his music and story speaks for itself. To witness the unique finesse and style, head along to his Corner Hotel side show on the 15th of April. Tix & Info here.


The Snarky Puppy collective, an insanely complex and layered groove machine, will bring their talents down south for a one-off show at The Forum 26th of April. More info & tix here.

The full list of side shows and ticket info can be found here.