Australia has a lot to offer when it comes to entertainment. But blues music is probably one of the most exciting, and you can witness the local talent through many festivals happening all over the country. This article provides details on the most popular festivals to experience local blues talent in Australia.
Bendigo Blues & Roots Festival
The Bendigo Blues & Roots Festival was established in 2011 and has had successful events since its formation. The festival is a predominantly free community event that allows music fans and community members to enjoy first-class blues music. The festival has a focus on local and independent talent from blues as well as roots genres.
Not only is it a music festival, but it also provides music workshops to the community.
Backwater Blues and Roots Festival
The Blackwater Blues and Roots Festival provides the best entertainment ins Blues at the Queen’s Theatre, Playhouse Ln & Gilles Arcade in Adelaide. Usually, in October, the Backwater Blues and Roots festival is among Australia’s most popular blues festivals, bringing blues music fans great entertainment.
The Forth Valley Blues Festival
The fourth valley blues festival has been one of the major music festivals in Australia, celebrating its 25th festival this year. The festival annually promotes some of Australia’s most exciting blues bands and usually occurs late in March throughout Tasmania.
Blues on Broadbeach Festival
The Blues on Broadbeach Festival first started operating in 2002 as one of Australia’s largest non-ticketed music festivals. The annual festival serves as a 4-day experience of authentic blues acts in Broadbeach. Multiple stages are set up to provide the ultimate experience of watching a live blues show. Food and drinks are available throughout fully established restaurants, cafes, and bars.
The festival features the most popular blues artists in Australia and up and coming bands and artists.
These festivals are seen as some of the most important celebrations for blues music and the music industry in a country where music is celebrated for its sheer passion and love.