Americana Legend John Prine Announces Bluesfest 2020 Sideshows

Americana Legend John Prine Announces Bluesfest 2020 Sideshows

The legendary John Prine has today announced sideshow dates for his scheduled appearance at next year’s Bluesfest.

Prine will now play headline shows in three Australian cities, including Adelaide where he hasn’t visited in 27 years. 

Prine has been described as the “songwriter’s songwriter”, with everyone from Bruce Springsteen, John Denver and Johnny Cash to Norah Jones, Ben Harper and Bette Midler recording from his extensive back catalogue or performing alongside him.

The tour will kick off in Melbourne on Tuesday 14 April at the Palais Theatre and then head to Adelaide’s Thebarton Theatre and Sydney’s State Theatre. 

Last year saw the US artist visit Australia for the first time since 1993, and he was announced on Bluesfest’s first 2020 line-up alongside Dave Matthews Band, Crowded House and Patti Smith And Her Band and more earlier this month.

Tickets for the tour will go on sale from 10am (local time) on Friday 6 Septmeber. Head to theGuide for all the info.