US music legends Brandi Carlile and George Benson have announced some Australian headline shows next year while in the country for Bluesfest 2020

Both artists will perform separate dates in Sydney and Melbourne next April; while Carlile's last album came in 2018 with By The Way, I Forgive You, Benson released his first record since 2013 this past April, Walking To New Orleans.

Carlile and Benson feature on the Bluesfest line-up that boasts huge names like Dave Matthews Band, Crowded House and Patti Smith. 

Tickets for the headline shows go on sale from 11am AEST on Monday 30 September. 

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