2021 Sponsors & Partners

The RISE Fund is supporting the arts and entertainment sector to reactivate. The program is targeting funding towards the arts and entertainment sector organisations who are seeking to restart, re-imagine or create new activities. The program is intended to assist by providing finance to assist the presentation of new or re-shaped cultural and creative activities and events.


In creating a safe space for festival goers, Bluesfest has partnered with Australian company Aeris Environmental, who leads the world in clean, green environmental hygiene at events like ours.

Hard surfaces, seats, back of house, skin sanitisers, even the stages – it’s all compatible, and covered in our COVID safety plan, thanks to Aeris.


Byron Bay Brewery is the perfect partner for Bluesfest Byron Bay as after all, the site of the current Byron Bay Brewery is the same property where Bluesfest (back then the East Coast Blues and Roots Festival) started out in its humble beginnings back in 1990. Byron Bay Brewery has been a proud partner of Bluesfest since 2018 and has been providing a range of refreshing beers to the event and attendees every year.

Since 2008, Byron Bay Brewery has been a mainstay of the local community and has linked consumers all across the country to the spirit of the region through their beers. In 2019 Byron Bay Brewery developed and released Byron Bay Brewery Premium Lager – a refreshing, easy-drinking beer perfectly capturing the essence and energy of Byron Bay perfectly suited for the local tropical climate experienced in the local area.


We’re thrilled to have celebrated the 30th birthday of Australia’s iconic festival and to once again be the wine of choice. From spritz to shiraz our range is just as wide as the variety of music on offer and people attending. The Jacob’s Creek / Bluesfest partnership is a perfect brand fit–it’s a relaxed atmosphere with an aligned demographic perfect for the wine occasion–bring on the next Bluesfest!



Thrifty is our official event vehicle hire company who can offer you the best deal on a road trip to Bluesfest! Being the preferred car hire company, Thrifty supplied all the vans, buses and trucks for the crew and look forward to doing the same this year. If you are looking for a car to rent on your next holiday or if you are moving houses and need a truck, book online with Thrifty. With 177 locations around Australia and one of the most extensive ranges of vehicles available, you can be sure to find the perfect car, truck or van to suit your needs. Book with Thrifty today at www.thrifty.com.au


SAE Creative Media Institute is proud to again sponsor Byron Bay’s Bluesfest for 2021. Both SAE and Bluesfest have a long and proud history in Byron Bay and share a passion for promoting innovative musicality and creativity in the region and beyond. Every year, SAE students get the opportunity of a lifetime to work alongside some of the world’s biggest names in the music industry.


At Harvest Snaps we love legumes. We’re obsessed with them. The funny-sounding French word pronounced “leg yoom” refers to any plant with seed pods that split into two halves. Harvest Snaps fit, but we’re split on what makes these one amazing snack, Is it the remarkable, zesty flavours or the nutrient-packed wholesomeness of natures perfect package? You decide. Either way, when you’re handed a bag of delicious Harvest Snaps, simply say “Yes, Peas!


G Adventures is an adventure travel company offering the widest selection of affordable small group tours, safaris, and expeditions to more than 100 countries across seven continents. Our small group tours help you share yourself with the world. Yes, you. Because if you’re looking to travel, you’re the kind of person who’s open to seeing new places, trying new things, and learning about our differences all over the world.

Our tours are loaded with opportunities for shared experiences between you, your group, and the local people you meet during your journey. Not only that, G Adventures works with local businesses to help underserved communities benefit from the global travel economy and establish development projects in the places we visit. You can find more than 550 tours that promise life-changing ways to connect with the world.



EVENTelec is proud to be a partner and continue our 16-year association with the Byron Bay Bluesfest, such an iconic and internationally recognized festival. Our award-winning electrical involvement in the Australian events industry has encompassed international sporting tournaments, global political summits and major music festivals such as the Byron Bay Bluesfest. This in-depth expertise and insight have seen us become the primary choice for promoters and organisers across the country.

More than a team of specialized electricians, we consider ourselves to be event specialists. We have experience in overcoming the multitude of considerations associated with temporary power distribution in challenging environments such as parklands, venues and public spaces. As a result, our team has the capability to efficiently deploy sophisticated plug and play solutions to adapt to any stage or site.


Travelling to Bluesfest is easy and hassle-free whether you are local or coming from interstate: Ballina Byron Gateway Airport. If you are flying in for Bluesfest, the local airport, Ballina Byron Gateway Airport is situated less than 30 minutes by car from the festival. The airport offers up to 58 direct flights per week direct from Melbourne, Sydney and Newcastle.;

Sydney – Jetstar, Virgin Australia, QANTAS

Melbourne – Jetstar

Newcastle – FlyPelican

Book your flight direct via airport partner websites.


For enquiries on sponsorship or partnerships for Bluesfest 2021 please contact stalls@bluesfest.com.au