A promoter has revealed what happens when you cancel a festival and says the organisers of Bluesfest Byron Bay will face a...

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01st April 2021 12:04 PM

A festival set to host several big music stars in Byron Bay this week has been flagged as a huge concern for COVID-19 by...

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31st March 2021 1:03 PM

Residents of Greater Brisbane, and anyone affected by the snap lockdown, will be banned from attending the first day of the...

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30th March 2021 11:03 AM

MUSIC lovers waiting for refunds from the cancelled festival are frustrated by the lack of communication from...

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06th May 2020 5:05 AM

BLUESFEST’S insurance claim is currently being processed after it was cancelled earlier this week.

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19th March 2020 3:03 PM

The peak Australian music industry body has reported a loss of $47 million, 20,000 events and more than 190,000 jobs in 48...

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16th March 2020 8:03 PM

ORGANISERS make call on Easter event as coronavirus crisis ramps up.

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16th March 2020 10:03 AM

ONE bit of advice is, “if you decide to go, keep at least a metre from other fans, smile at them, but no touching or...

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14th March 2020 12:03 AM

FEDERAL Labor leader Anthony Albanese will go to the music festival during his holiday at home.

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09th March 2020 9:03 AM

ANOTHER addition to the festival’s 2020 line-up announced on what would have been Bob Marley’s 75th birthday.

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06th Feb. 2020 10:02 AM

THE Australian festival Association hinted to the possibility of festivals leaving NSW after failed meeting with the...

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23rd Oct. 2019 2:10 PM

Lenny Kravitz will play his first NSW concerts in eight years before headlining Bluesfest as he celebrates the 30th...

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16th Oct. 2019 1:10 PM

THE popular Australian musician was inducted into the Bluesfest Hall of Fame at yesterday's show.

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21st April 2019 12:04 AM

NEW working group aims to green up the music industry using people power.

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20th April 2019 8:04 PM

CALIFORNIA rockers knew their new sound would be a risk, but fans are loving it as they get up close and personal with lead...

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20th April 2019 5:04 PM

OTHER popular acts were Norah Jones, Hozier and Gary Clark Jr.

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20th April 2019 6:04 AM

IT was a day of no rain but plenty of love at the first day of the music event.

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18th April 2019 11:04 PM

THE festival is currently refunding parking fees back to those who purchased them for this year.

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05th April 2019 1:04 PM

PAID parking has been 'parked' as an idea until Bluesfest 2020.

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28th March 2019 10:03 AM

ONE punter took strong action when the festival announced it was introducing paid parking.

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22nd March 2019 12:03 PM

The iconic Byron Bay Bluesfest could move to Queensland after its organiser lashed the NSW government over proposed...

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12th Feb. 2019 6:02 AM

LOYAL punters are seeking advice from NSW Fair Trading after Bluesfest's controversial decision to introduce paid parking...

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20th Dec. 2018 9:12 AM

IGGY Pop, Nora Jones, Melbourne Ska Orchestra and Nathaniel Rateliff in new announcement confirmed today.

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21st Nov. 2018 6:11 AM

Laid-back singer-songwriter, surfer and filmmaker Jack Johnson shuns celebrity and many of the perks of being a...

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26th Oct. 2018 5:10 AM

MUSIC stars Jack Johnson, Ben Harper, Kasey Chambers, Snarky Puppy, Kurt Vile and more announced for 30th anniversary...

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01st Aug. 2018 7:08 AM

AFTER going their separate ways in 2012, the members of Gomez are on the road again and their first stop is...

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26th March 2018 10:03 AM

THE American R&B star will perform exclusively at the Byron festival.

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18th Jan. 2018 8:01 AM

"I LOVE you but you gotta pay attention” frontman Ty Taylow scolded an audience member for not putting his phone...

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14th April 2017 12:04 PM

Byron Bay event has been named among the top ten music festivals in the world for 2016

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31st Jan. 2017 5:01 AM

IT WILL be margaritas all round thanks to this announcement.

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11th Jan. 2017 8:01 AM

BLUESFEST 2017 has taken another blow with the announcement that another headliner has pulled out of the festival.

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21st Dec. 2016 5:12 AM

At 67 a veteran is still committed to music and social justice

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27th Nov. 2016 6:11 PM

AGED 70, the former Bee Gees singer has re-launched his solo music career with a new album released last Friday

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19th Oct. 2016 5:10 AM

The cost of the visa to bring international artists to the country goes up 600% next month

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11th Oct. 2016 12:10 PM

GRAMMY Award winner Mary J Blige will perform at next year's music festival.


02nd Oct. 2016 2:10 PM

Find out who else in the first line up announcement for next year's festival

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24th Aug. 2016 8:08 AM

THE Sound of Music, Little Shop of Horrors, Ladies in Black and Byron Bay's Bluesfest are amongst the other nominees in 41...

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20th June 2016 7:06 PM

BLUESFEST fashion is usually all about colourful gumboots, bright umbrellas and practical ponchos.


29th March 2016 5:03 AM

A 44-year-old man has been found dead in a car at Bluesfest, north of Byron Bay.

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27th March 2016 10:03 AM

THEY’RE our local boys of blues, and now they’re playing one of the biggest blues gigs around.

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08th March 2016 1:03 PM

MODEST Mouse will be making their Bluesfest debut in 2016 off the back of releasing their first album in eight years this...

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16th Dec. 2015 10:12 AM

AUSTRALIA is renowned for producing bands that are bigger overseas than they are in their own backyard, and Free Like Me is...

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13th Dec. 2015 6:12 AM

AMERICAN musical icon Brian Wilson has been confirmed for Easter Monday at Bluesfest 2016, with a full band and a small...

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05th Nov. 2015 7:11 AM

THE first 2016 Bluesfest artist announcement reveals artists like City and Colour, and The National will play at the Byron...


17th July 2015 9:07 AM

THERE are few things more powerful than the sound of one honest voice; except maybe the sound of thousands singing in...

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07th April 2015 5:04 AM

A YEAR ago you’d be forgiven if you'd never heard of Hozier, but the Irish singer seemed comfortable with stardom when he...

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03rd April 2015 10:04 AM