Five Things You Didn't Know About Bluesfest's Janiva Magness

10 March 2016 | 12:29 pm | Artist Submission

"She doesn't like to knit."

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In the lead up to the Byron Bay Bluesfest we spoke to some of the 200 artists who will be performing over the five day festival, which kicks off on 24 Mar. We found out five fun and wacky things about Janiva Magness:

1. Janiva has practiced yoga for 24 years.

2. She's heavily into carrying the message of hope for At-Risk-Youth and is an avid animal rescuer.

3. She has not eaten meat for more than 45 years.

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4. When she's not on tour, she loves to stay at home with her husband and watch English TV series' on Netflix, especially Creature Comforts.

5. She doesn't like to knit.