Counting Crows And Alison Krauss Confirmed For BluesFest 2018

**US stars join Robert Plant, Van Morrison, John Fogerty, Steve Miller, Zac Brown Band, Beth Hart and more on line-up for annual festival at The O2**

Counting Crows are to headline The O2 Arena as part of this autumn’s BluesFest. Returning to London for
the first time since two sold-out shows in 2014, the multi-million-selling folk-rockers are confirmed to
close the festival on Sunday October 28th for a much anticipated show that will also feature a full set from
US bluegrass star Alison Krauss. Krauss, who with 27 Grammy wins is in 2nd place alongside Quincy Jones
in the all-time winners list, has sold over 12 million albums and has collaborated with the likes of Willie
Nelson, Dolly Parton, Taylor Swift, Kenny Rogers, Emmylou Harris and James Taylor across the course of
an illustrious 30-year career.

Running from Thursday October 25th to Sunday 27th, the line-up for this year’s festival sees Counting
Crows and Alison Krauss joining Robert Plant, Van Morrison, John Fogerty, Steve Miller Band, Zac Brown
Band, Beth Hart, Robert Cray Band, Raphael Saadiq and Don Bryant Feat. The Bo-Keys with more names
to be announced in due course.

BluesFest Director Leo Green:
“We’re thrilled to be bringing Counting Crows back to the UK for what will be their only show here of the
year and to have the incredible Alison Krauss join them on the same bill is an honour for us.
BluesFest is proud to present a broad range of artists from the worlds of blues, soul, rock, country &
roots
– with Counting Crows and Alison Krauss joining the likes of John Fogerty, Robert Plant, Steve Miller,Van Morrison,
Robert Cray, Beth Hart, Raphael Saadiq and Zac Brown all on the bill, 2018’s festival line-

up is looking very exciting.”

BluesFest 2018:
Thursday October 25th
The O2 Arena:
John Fogerty

Plus Very Special Guest The Steve Miller Band

Friday October 26th
The O2 Arena
Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters
Plus Very Special Guest Van Morrison
Indigo at The O2:
Raphael Saadiq

Saturday October 27th
The O2 Arena:
Zac Brown Band
Plus Very Special Guest Beth Hart
Indigo at The O2:
The Robert Cray Band

Plus Special Guests Don Bryant Feat. The Bo-Keys

Sunday October 28th
The O2 Arena:
Counting Crows
Plus Very Special Guest Alison Krauss

Tickets for Counting Crows and Alison Krauss start at £45 and go on general sale on Friday June 22nd at
9am. The O2 pre-sale begins on Wednesday June 20th at 9am and the Live Nation pre-sale begins at 9am
on Thursday June 21st. Tickets are available from www.livenation.co.uk.

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