More Bluesfest sideshows have been announced for 2018

Bringing international stars across Australia. 

Bluesfest Touring will be bringing some of their hotly anticipated headliners across Australia with a series of sideshows. Here are all the details you need to know. 

One of Africa's most lauded singers, Youssou Ndour, was dubbed the Michael Jackson of Senegal from just 12 years of age. Leading joyous celebrations of African identity, heritage and hope on the world stage, Ndour's siren-like singing is an ecstatic voice for change. He'll perform at the Sydney Opera House on Wednesday March 28 and Hamer Hall, Melbourne on Saturday March 31. 

Meanwhile, Gomez returns to Australia for their first tour in six years, celebrating the 20th anniversary of their watershed album Bring It On. Gomez will perform at the Enmore Theatre, Sydney on Saturday March 31 and at 170 Russell, Melbourne on Sunday April 1. 

Canned Heat have a songbook full of anthems, all of which they'll be bringing Down Under. Expect hits including 'On The Road Again, 'Going Up Country' and more when they take to The Basement, Sydney on Thursday March 22; The Factory Theatre, Sydney on Friday March 23; Lizotte's, Newcastle on Sunday March 25; The Gov, Adelaide on Wednesday March 28 and The Melbourne Recital Centre on Monday March 26. 

Modern blues kingpin Walter Trout finds the meeting point between the old world and the new, still fresh from his latest album 'We're All In This Together'. Water Trout will play The Corner on Thursday March 29 and The Factory Theatre, Sydney on Saturday March 31. 

With musical influences from places as diverse as New Orleans, The Bronx and Puerto Rico, Hurray for the Riff Raff’s sound is all their own, sure to delight Australian audiences when they return to Australia in 2018. They'll hit The Corner, Melbourne on Saturday March 24 and The Factory Theatre, Sydney on Monday March 26. 

More details via Bluesfest Touring