Festival Calendar 2017 – 2018 Australia

January

19 – 28th Jan 2018 Tamworth Country Music Festival

26 – 29th Jan  2018 Lexton Victoria Rainbow Serpent Festival

10 Feb Melb St Jerome Laneway Festival

February

4th Feb 2017 Let Go Fest Mornington Racecourse Victoria Website not

23 25 Feb 2018 Babylon Festival St Arnaud in the Grampians

24th Feb 2018 Silverton Sunsets Music Festival featuring Catherine Britt, Sunny Cowgirls, John Williamson and Adam Harvey – just outside of Broken Hill if you were wondering!

March

11 -13 2017 Golden Plains Festival – Victoria

14 – 15 2018 Quicksilver and Roxy Pros

10 -13 March, 2017 Pitchfest Mafeking Victoria Grampians

13 – 16 Mar Bleach Festival

29 Mar – 2nd Apr Bluesfest

30 Mar – Field of Lights – Urluru – a light installation at Uluru experiences include dinner in a field of light, camel ride to the site, helicopter over site, sunrise experience. Tours start from $39 per person – transfers and walk the exhibition to $600 approx for a night helicopter ride over the installation.

April

TBA 2018 usually last weekend in April The Planting – Woodfordia

14th – 17th April The Town Melbourne Strathbogie Ranges 25 km out of Melbourne

28 – 30th April, 2017 Wide Open Spaces Ross River, Central Australia

May

Long weekend in May Cameron’s Pocket Mackay Wintermoon

4 -6th May 2018 Surfers Paradise Live including Gold Coast Music Awards

17 – 20, 2018 Blues on Broadbeach

27th May Big Pineapple Nambour

Groovin the Moo All states

26th May – June 4th International Jazz Fest Brisbane

June

June Long Weekend – Cooly Rocks On Festival

3-4 June Happy Daze Festival electric, eclectic, electronic and live music festival. Mushroom Valley Airlie Beach and Mackay in the Cathu State Forest

9th June – Luminous Southbank – Lantern Parade as a welcoming event for new Queenslanders in line with Queens Birthday weekend and OAM awards

First Weekend in June – Palm Creek

July

5-10  2017 Modifyre $160 no free passes as everyone pays even organisers

4 – 6 July Big Red Bash – Birdsville

6 – 9 Bello Winter Music Festival

21 – 23 July Splendour in the Grass

28 – 30 July 2017 Broadbeach Country Music Festival

August

20 – 21 Aug 2017 Broadbeach Jazz oops cancelled

25,26,27 August Indie Folk Festival – Tyalgum Northern NSW

24 – 27th August Gympie Muster 

September

1 -3 Sept Springfest – on the winter moon site in Mackay Cameron’s Pocket

5 – 8 Sept Big Sound – Festival and conference with workshops and a chance to get inside the Australian music industry. Fortitude Valley

First Weekend in September Birdsville Races

15 – 24 Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers

15 – 18 Mitchell Creek Rock ‘N’ Blues Fest Kandanga – Noosa Hinterland

22 – 24 Sept Folk by the Sea Kiama – world, folk, Celtic, bluegrass and gypsy

23 – 24 Sept Oz Comic-Con Brisbane

27th – 2nd Oct Deeper Space Red Earth City Matong State Forest NSW – Burning Seed

22 Sept – 1 Oct Parrtjima Festival of Light Alice Springs

24 Sept Global Rhythms – Glebe $40

29 Sept – 2 Oct Caloundra Music Festival – gaining momentum as a great beachside festival

29 Sept – 30 Sept Denni Ute Muster

29 Sep – 2 Oct Semaphore Music Festival Adelaide

October

29 Sep – 8 Oct Mildura Country Music Festival

1st Oct The Sporting Fields Victoria Park Brisbane Gilchrist Av Herston 1-11pm JJJ Listen Out

6 – 8 Oct Nanga Music Festival – where the music meets nature – Mandurah, Perth WA

14 Oct Out on the Weekend Williamstown

14 Oct Red Deer Festival Mt Samson 35km north of Brisbane

13 – 15 Oct Foggy Mountain Bluegrass Festival – Kinglake Victoria

13 – 15 Oct Akoostik Wingham NSW – great lineup

14 -15 Oct 2017 Buskers by the Creek Currumbin

20 – 22 Oct Marysville Jazz and Blues Festival – Yarra Valley – Russell Morris, Lloyd Spiegel and Geoff Achison – cool. 90 minutes from Melbourne

20 -22 Oct 2017 Kangaroo Valley Folk Festival

27 -29 Oct 2017 Tablelands Folk Festival – Yungaburra 65 minutes from Cairns

27-29th Oct 2017 Dorrigo Folk and Bluegrass Festival $145 p/p including camping (Sat Sun)

 

November

3 -5th November 2017 Wangarratta Festival of Jazz and Blues

7th Nov 2017 6th Nov 2018 Melbourne Cup

17 – 25th Nov 2017 Melbourne Music Week

3-6 Nov 2017Dragon Dreaming Wee Jasper NSW $200 per person Yass

3 -5 Nov 2017 Return to Rio Wiseman’s Ferry Resort

10 – 12 Nov 2017 SupaNova Brisbane

18 Nov 2017 Norah Head Lighthouse Folk Festival – Central Coast

16 – 19th 2017 Mullum Music Festival

17th – 19th Nov 2017  Strawberry Fields – Murray River music art and installations festival

24 -26 Nov 2017 Queenscliff Music Festival

25th Nov 2017 Earthcore Scheyvelle National Park NSW

23 -27 Nov 2017 Earthcore Pyalong Victoria

December

2nd Earthcore Qld – no venue

1 – 3 Dec Sydney Blues & Roots Festival – Windsor Sydney

1 – 3rd Dec Broadmeadow Riverwood Downs Newcastle Subsonic $180 p/p

7-10 Dec, 2017 Festival of the Sun Port Macquarie

8 -10 Dec 2017 Meredith – tickets available by ballot only must be a subscriber

27th Dec – Ist Jan Lost Paradise Glenworth Valley NSW

29 – 31 Dec The Falls Festival Marion Bay Tasmania

1 Jan – Field Day – The Domain Sydney

Others

Sugar Mountain Festival Melbourme

Stereosonic Brisbane

Southbound

Legion Music Fest

Harbourlife 

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