PJ Morton joins stunning Bluesfest lineup, announces headline tour dates

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PJ Morton joins stunning Bluesfest lineup, announces headline tour dates

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PJ Morton and Allman Betts Family Revival join the stunning Bluesfest lineup, while PJ also announces headline tour dates.

PJ Morton is a soul singer, songwriter, performer and producer based in New Orleans. With four consecutive years of Grammy wins as a self-released, self-produced artist, chart-topping achievements and countless collaborations, his album Watch The Sun was the next step in a remarkable career that continues to bridge styles, traditions, and generations.

Bluesfest fourth lineup announcement

PJ Morton, Allman Betts Family Revival feat. Devon Allman & Duane Betts with special guests Larry McCray & Ally Venable.

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Bluesfest full lineup

  • Jack Johnson – Exclusive
  • Tom Jones
  • The Teskey Brothers
  • Matt Corby
  • Tedeschi Trucks Band
  • Portugal. The Man
  • L.A.B
  • Ziggy Alberts
  • The Cruel Sea
  • Elvis Costello & The Imposters
  • The Dead South
  • Peter Garrett & The Alter Egos
  • Taj Mahal Exclusive Tag
  • Tommy Emmanuel – Exclusive
  • Tim Finn
  • Snarky Puppy
  • Blind Boys of Alabama
  • Rickie Lee Jones
  • Ian Moss
  • Drive-By Truckers
  • Dan Sultan
  • The Paper Kites
  • The Whitlams Black Stump
  • Meshell Ndegeocello
  • Coterie
  • Playing For Change Band
  • Newton Faulkner
  • Taj Farrant
  • 19-Twenty
  • Lisa Hunt ‘Forever Soul’
  • Steve Poltz
  • Fiona Boyes & The Fortune Tellers
  • The Turner Brown Band
  • Harry Manx
  • Erja Lyytinen – Exclusive
  • Jackie Venson – Exclusive
  • Pierce Brothers
  • Clayton Doley’s Bayou Billabong
  • Here Come The Mummies – Exclusive
  • Caravãna Sun
  • Little Quirks
  • Velvet Trip
  • Hussy Hicks
  • Blues Arcadia
  • Women of Soul Collective
  • Roshani
  • Sweet Talk
  • Rockwiz Live

Released in 2022 on his own Morton Records, Watch The Sun features Stevie Wonder, Nas, Jill Scott, JoJo, El DeBarge, Chronixx, Wale, Alex Isley and more. In August 2023 he released Watch the Sun Live: The Mansion Sessions, featuring Susan Carol, Shelea, Kenyon Dixon, and more.

Following the breakthrough of his Gumbo LP in 2017 and the six albums he’s released since then, PJ Morton has experienced a prolific and critically acclaimed streak that has also led to his first-ever NAACP Image Award and Soul Train nominations, BET Award nominations, sold-out shows at the historic Apollo Theatre and far beyond. His resume also includes work with Erykah Badu, Jon Batiste, Yebba and many others.

Catch PJ Morton as he returns to Sydney’s Metro Theatre on March 28 or in Melbourne on 27 March 2024 at 170 Russell. Get Bluesfest tickets here.