It's easy to get sidetracked by the big font on the Bluesfest line-up. Those names work to get the tickets moving, but more often than not it’s the personal discoveries that will stay with you once you’re home. To that end, here’s a mix that aims to combine the two, featuring both internationals and great local acts. An artful arrangement that illustrates how – when placed alongside each other – there’s really not so much that separates the top end of the bill from the bottom. And really, perhaps that’s Bluesfest’s most enduring achievement.

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