The days are truly flying now as your team at Bluesfest HQ are working around the clock to make sure everything runs perfectly.
21 March 2017
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Only 22 days until Bluesfest 2017 kicks off!

21 March 2017


Dear [Name,fallback=Friend],

Can you believe it? Only 22 days until Bluesfest 2017 kicks off! Please take a moment to read all the news in this email to you!

The days are truly flying now as your team at Bluesfest HQ is working around the clock to make sure everything runs perfectly. Are you still thinking of coming to Bluesfest to enjoy its 5 days of entire bliss, happiness and the best music on the planet?

Could you still be looking for accommodation for the Festival? In that case, we simply have the BEST place to stay right in the heart of Bluesfest and and there is nothing quite like it! 

Flash Camp

 Camp in style at Bluesfest this Easter at the exclusive camp situated within the festival grounds! Flash Camp is perfect for the festival goer who wants to be among it all and come home to a comfortable base to retreat to at the end of a big day.

Stay in style for as little as $150 per person per night if you come for the whole 6 nights, a night in a hotel goes for much more than that over Easter in Byron Bay!

   Read more about Flash Camp

We've hit 90% sold out!

Still no ticket? Time to get on your bike, if you are coming and we really hope you are. We are proud to announce that Bluesfest is now just over 90% sold out. Ticket sales are increasing day by day as the last minute ticket buyers are buying up the final allocations of Bluesfest 2017 tickets. Please don't miss out!   

See ticket prices

Nas and The Soul Rebels make History at Bluesfest 2017 on Thursday 13th of April - Opening Night! IT’S EXCLUSIVE!


When hip hop icon Nas takes the stage with The Soul Rebels on Thursday 13 April, it will be ONLY the second time this momentous collaboration has EVER occurred, and the first time outside of the USA. The only performance to date occurred at the legendary Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival in 2016 and garnered stellar reviews, such as:

"it was no secret that Brooklyn was the most amped to see the headliner, Nas. Backed by Soul Rebels band, the self-proclaimed God's Son stormed the stage to "Get Down." Mr. Jones didn't let up, after that. He rolled through classics like "N.Y. State of Mind," "The World Is Yours," "Memory Lane," "Life's a Bitch," and "Halftime."...Fans, young and old, gleefully and emotionally mouth every word. For the next hour, it was nothing but excitement, love, social awareness and admiration."- Vibe

There is ONLY ONE place in Australia you can catch this once in a life time event and it's exclusively at Bluesfest. Single day tickets for Thursday are selling fast!

Get yours here

The Artist signing Tent is going to GO OFF this year!

We are beyond excited at the amazing line up of artists we have coming to meet and greet YOU at the artist signing tent this year. Take a look at this list and it's not quite done yet! 

Australian Ukelele Show Blind Boy Paxton
Booker T Presents The Stax Revue The California Honeydrops
Corinne Bailey Rae Davy Knowles
Devon Allman Dumpstaphunk
Eric Gales Gallant
Glenn Cardier and The Sideshow Gregory Porter
Irish Mythen Ivy
Jake Shimabukuro Jeff Lang
Joan Osborne Lloyd Spiegel
Madness Melody Angel
Michael Kiwanuka Miles Electric Band
The Mountain Goats Mud Morganfield
Nahko And Medicine For The People Nikki Hill
Glenn Cardier and The Sideshow

Stay tuned, we will have a schedule soon…


Don’t forget to download or update your app so you can create your festival planner!

For Apple users you can download the app from the iTunes App Store here.

For Android users you can download the app from Google Play here.

Bluesfest on the App Store

Bluesfest on Google Play


We love our volunteers!

We love our vollies, their energy and excitement is a huge part of what makes Bluesfest so much fun. If you would like to become a volunteer for this year’s festival we have great news…there’s still time to apply!

Click here for more info

Win VIP Tickets!


Tooheys Extra Dry is back onboard as an official partner of Byron Bay Bluesfest in 2017 and they want to send you and a mate there in VIP style.

Your prize includes a five-day pass for the festival and access to the exclusive Bluesfest VIP Lounge where you can chill out on comfy lounges or in the private garden, grab a TED at the bar and have that all-important access to extra bathrooms. They’ve got four prizes to give away, so get in quick. Entries close at 23:59 on 22/03/2017

If you’re one of the lucky winners, they’ll get in touch with you by phone and email so make sure your details are up to date!

Click here to enter


Your friendly Bluesfest Team, who are always happy to take your call on:

(02) 6639 9800

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