Stars flock to Byron Bay and Bluesfest for Easter break

IF YOU see someone who looks familiar this long weekend, then they probably are.

A bunch of famous faces are in town for the long weekend, either for Bluesfest or just an Easter escape.

Actress Elsa Pataky enjoyed lunch at Byron's The Balcony Bar & Oyster Co with Oscar-winner Matt Damon and his wife Luciana Barroso:

Her husband Chris Hemsworth wasn't pictured, but he joined her, Damon and Barroso at Bluesfest on Saturday Damon also attended the festival last year with Pataky and Hemsworth, who spend part of the year living in Byron. 

 

Chris Hemsworth posts an Instagram story video from Bluesfest in Byron Bay.
Chris Hemsworth posts an Instagram story video from Bluesfest in Byron Bay. Instagram

US singer Lana Del Rey was also spotted shopping at Spell in Byron Bay on Thursday. She performs in Melbourne tonight.

Chefs Shannon Bennett, a regular mentor on MasterChef, and My Kitchen Pete co-host Pete Evans were both seen enjoying the music at Bluesfest yesterday.

Bennett was there with his wife, actress Madeleine West, while Evans brought along his family, who have a property at Round Mountain near Pottsville.

Singer Kasey Chambers, a regular Bluesfest attendee, delighted fans by taking the bus into the festival. 

On the festival bus to @bluesfestbyronbay with @rhiannonw & @littlehopper6 #day1

A post shared by Kasey Chambers (@kaseychambersmusic) on

Adam Briggs, one half of Aussie rap duo AB Original, was also spotted at the festival last night. As well as being an acclaimed musician, Briggs is also working as a writer for Simpsons creator Matt Groening's upcoming Netflix series Disenchantment.

Bluesfest continues today through Monday at Tyagarah.


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