Compton born, Platinum selling, Grammy-winning rapper Kendrick Lamar will be headlining the opening night of Bluesfest on Thursday 24th March 2016.
Kendrick Lamar’s third and most recent album, To Pimp a Butterfly (2015) debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 Chart, #1 on the Billboard R&B and Hip Hop Albums Chart, #1 on the Australian ARIA Albums Chart among topping other charts worldwide. It even features Bluesfest alumni George Clinton on the opening track ‘Wesley’s Theory’ and has received rave reviews across the globe.
32 artists have been announced so far for the 27th Annual Bluesfest and tickets are reported to be selling fast. True to Bluesfest tradition, the announcements will continue to roll out in the lead up to the 2016 festival.