R'n'B icon Lauryn Hill joins stellar Bluesfest line-up

Josh Leeson
January 19 2018 - 1:00pm
REAL THING: Lauryn Hill will return to Australia for the first time since 2014 to perform at Bluesfest this Good Friday.
REAL THING: Lauryn Hill will return to Australia for the first time since 2014 to perform at Bluesfest this Good Friday.

SOUL INJECTION Byron Bay’s Bluesfest strengthened their line-up again on Thursday by adding ‘90s R’n’B icon Lauryn Hill to the Easter festival. The US artist is famous for her time with The Fugees, that spawned hits like Killing Me Softy and her neo-soul classic solo record The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill. Hill performs on Good Friday and joins a line-up of Robert Plant, Lionel Richie, Kesha, John Butler Trio and Sheryl Crowe.

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Josh Leeson

Josh Leeson

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Josh Leeson is an entertainment and features journalist, specialising in music, at the Newcastle Herald. He first joined the masthead in 2008 after stints at the Namoi Valley Independent and Port Stephens Examiner and has previously covered sport including the Asian Cup, A-League, Surfest, cricket and rugby league.

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