Bob Dylan, Grace Jones, Elvis Costello and the Imposters, The Cat Empire, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu, Michael Franti and Spearhead, The Blind Boys of Alabama with Aaron Neville, Mavis Staples, Robert Randolph and the Family Band, Toots & the Maytals, Washington, Ruthie Foster, James Teague. The 2011 West Coast Blues & Roots Festival also included a live showing of the popular music quiz show Rockwiz.