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.

Destination NSW is the lead NSW Government agency for the State’s tourism and major events industry and is responsible for devising and implementing strategies to grow the State’s visitor economy. Our particular focus is driving tourism and acquiring and developing major sporting and cultural events for Sydney and regional NSW.

The Bluesfest 2023 Early Bird Presale kicks off 9am AEST Tue 19 April, only with LatitudePay! Choose LatitudePay at checkout and pay for your tickets over 10 weekly payments, with no interest, ever! Head to https://www.latitudepay.com/how-it-works. LatitudePay T&Cs & late fees apply.

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.

Archie Rose Distilling Co. is extremely proud to be the first home-grown distillery to partner with Australia’s most celebrated and awarded blues and roots music festival, BluesFest, as well as Live Nation to bring its award-winning gin, vodka and canned cocktails to bars throughout the festival as well as special bottled cocktails to the VIP Bar.

Dancing is back. Live music has returned. And Archie Rose is bringing the good spirits, in good company to the Byron Bay Hinterland.

The music drop, wine for the musically minded with ethos embedded in giving back to the music industry and the fans that support it. Good tunes go with great wine and as the proud sponsor of Bluesfest we’ll have a drop for every tune at this year’s festival.

The epidemy of everything good times and vibes, Jameson and Bluesfest are the leading voices of music and community. To celebrate live music and Australia talent, Jameson bring you the ultimate Blues experience both for the main stage and VIP bar. Jameson is best served however you like it. Whether that’s a refreshing Jamo, Dry & Lime or a Jameson Black Barrel on the rocks, the most important thing is that you get to share these experiences together with mates.

Red Bull will be at Bluesfest to give you wiiings!  Stay tuned for what we’ll be bringing to the festival this year.

It seems wherever you find good music, Jack is sure to make an appearance. Over the years, his whiskey has graced the stage with a number of well-known names. Well,
at least in spirit.

After the two years we have all had, we are excited to be welcoming you back to music at Bluesfest in 2022.
Let’s raise a Jack to being able to get together again, having good times, listening to great music and making memories.
Jack Daniel’s – Make It Count.

SIXT is our official event vehicle hire company who can offer you great deals and the perfect wheels for your road trip to Bluesfest! If flying in for the event, hire from SIXT Ballina Airport and SIXT Byron Bay, and enjoy 12% off* car rental. As our preferred car hire company, SIXT has supplied all the vans, buses and trucks for the festival crew and would love to go above and beyond for you too. If you are looking to rent the perfect car for your next holiday or if you are moving house and need a ute, van or truck to get the job done, simply book online with SIXT and save. With over 160 locations across Australia and over 16,000 vehicles to choose from including premium and electric vehicles, you’ll find the right vehicle for any occasion. Book with SIXT today at www.sixt.com.au.

SAE Creative Media Institute is a proud sponsor of Byron Bay’s Bluesfest. 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.

Founded by two Australian sisters who saw fashion as an outlet to transcendentally escape to far-reaching corners of the world, SPELL was born to accentuate the universal bond between women. Designed to instill a sense of joy, beauty and individuality, each SPELL piece evokes eternal optimism and is made to wear while making memories.

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 please contact stalls@bluesfest.com.au