Festival Calendar 2108 – 2019 Australia

September

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

4 -7 Sept Big Sound – Festival and conference with workshops and a chance to get inside the Australian music industry. Fortitude Valley

3rd September Birdsville Races

14 – 16 Sept Nimbin Roots Fest

23 Sept – Moo Oz Festival 2018 – Gimme Shelter – the Care a Spare for the Homeless concert – Kingscliff

21 – 30 September Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers

21 – 24 September Mitchell Creek Rock ‘N’ Blues Fest Kandanga – Noosa Hinterland

21 – 23 Sept Folk by the Sea Kiama – world, folk, Celtic, bluegrass and gypsy

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

28 Sept – 7 Oct Parrtjima Festival of Light Alice Springs

28 – 30 Sept – Dashville Skyline – Cosmic Country Weekender – alternate country, Americana and Psychedelia – Belford Hunter Valley.

24 Sept Global Rhythms – Glebe $40

28 Sept – 1 Oct Caloundra Music Festival – gaining momentum as a great beachside festival

28 – 29 Sept Denni Ute Muster

28 – 29 Sept Semaphore Music Festival Adelaide

October

28 Sep – 7 Oct Mildura Country Music Festival

6 – 7 Oct – the 2nd Annual Byron Bay Guitar Festival

5 – 7 Oct Nanga Music Festival – where the music meets nature – Mandurah, Perth WA

13 Oct Out on the Weekend Williamstown

13 – 14 Oct Foggy Mountain Bluegrass Festival – Kinglake Victoria

19 – 21 Oct Akoostik Wingham NSW – great lineup

13 – 14 Oct Buskers by the Creek Currumbin

19 – 21 Oct Marysville Jazz and Blues Festival – Yarra Valley – 90 minutes from Melbourne

19 – 21 Oct Kangaroo Valley Folk Festival

25 – 28th Oct Island Vibe Festival – Stradbroke Island Soul, dub, reggae

26 -28 Oct Tablelands Folk Festival – Yungaburra 65 minutes from Cairns

26 -28th Oct  Dorrigo Folk and Bluegrass Festival $145 p/p including camping (Sat Sun)

November

2 – 4 November Wangarratta Festival of Jazz and Blues

First Tuesday in November –  Melbourne Cup

9 – 11 Supanova Brisbane – Convention Centre

17 – 25th Nov Melbourne Music Week

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

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

10 – 12 Nov SupaNova Brisbane

15 – 18th  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

January

5th Jan – FOMO – Riverstage Brisbane

6th Jan – FOMO – Elder Park – Adelaide

12th Jan – FOMO –  Parramatta Park – Sydney

13th Jan – FOMO – Flemington Racecourse – Melbourne

18 – 27th Jan 2019 Tamworth Country Music Festival

25 – 28th Jan  2019 Lexton Victoria Rainbow Serpent Festival

To be advised – subscribe to newsletters for updates  St Jerome Laneway Festival

February

2nd Feb 2019 Let Go Fest Mornington Racecourse Victoria

14th – 17th Feb 2019 Babylon Festival St Arnaud in the Grampians

8th – 24th Feb 2019 Sand Safari Festival – Surfers Paradise

March

1st – 3rd March 2019  Silverton Sunsets Music Festival just outside of Broken Hill if you were wondering!

9th – 11th March 2019 Golden Plains Festival – Victoria

9th March – Download Festival Parramatta Park

11th March – Download Festival Flemington Racecourse – Melbourne

March 2019 TBA Quicksilver and Roxy Pros

8th – 11th March  2019 – sign up for updates here Pitchfest Mafeking Victoria Grampians

Extended until Dec 2020 – Field of Lights – Uluru – 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 $42 per person – transfers and walk the exhibition to $600 approx for a night helicopter ride over the installation.

April

18th – 22nd Apr Bluesfest

17th – 28th April 2019  Bleach Festival

12 – 14th April  2019 Supanova – GC Convention and Entertainment Centre

25 – 28th April 2019 The GumBall Music Lovers Paradise Belford Hunter Valley

May

3rd – 6th May The Town Melbourne Strathbogie Ranges 25 km out of Melbourne

Long weekend in May The Planting – Woodfordia

Long weekend in May NT Wide Open SpacesRoss River, Central Australia

Long weekend in May Cameron’s Pocket Mackay Wintermoon

2 -5th May 2019 Surfers Paradise Live including Gold Coast Music Awards

16th – 19th 2019 Blues on Broadbeach

TBA  Big Pineapple Woombye Qld

Groovin the Moo All states

26th May – June 4th International Jazz Fest Brisbane

June

5 – 9 2019 June Long Weekend – Cooly Rocks On Festival

31 May – 2nd June 2019 Happy Daze Festival electric, eclectic, electronic and live music festival. Mushroom Valley Airlie Beach and Mackay in the Cathu State Forest

6th – 9th  June 2019 – Palm Creek

July

TBC July 2019 Modifyre – Goondiwindi

9 – 11 2019 July Big Red Bash – Birdsville

TBC usually July Bello Winter Music Festival

July Splendour in the Grass

26 – 28  July 2019 Broadbeach Country Music Festival

August

Black Mountain Festival – Unplugged – just off the Bloomfield Track near Cooktown Qld There are no programs, no workshops, no children’s festival, no late night electoninca, one focus and thats all – and its small

August O Heart Festival – Tyalgum Northern NSW

Last weekend in August Gympie Muster 

Others

Sugar Mountain Festival Melbourme

 

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