The 2008 line up was huge with the likes of The John Butler Trio, Keith Urban, Wilco, Mavis Staples, Buddy Guy, Eskimo Joe, Sinead O’Conner, Don Mclean, Jason Mraz, John Hammond, Kasey Chambers, Troy Cassar-Daley, John Hiatt, John Fogerty, Jools Holland, KT Tunstall, Patty Griffin plus many more trading musical blows across 5 stages and 4 days of music.
Kasey Chambers & Shane Nicholson in the Gibson Backstage area.
Gibson Guitar’s presence at the event included an exclusive backstage artist area with a complete range of both Gibson and Epiphone guitar models where performing artists were encouraged to drop by and sample a selection of the Gibson guitars on offer.
Additionally Gibson Guitar also partnered with APRA (Australian Performing Rights Association) on a number of on-ground initiatives and provided the major prize for Rhythms Magazine’s on-site campaign. Gibson and Epiphone guitars were also be used across a number of key Bluesfest charity platforms including an onsite event for the critically important Cystic Fibrosis foundation.