Australian Music Festivals

The Aussies love Music and we are guessing so do you!  Whether it be dance, jazz, blues, rock, indie, folk or classical, Australia has it all down on its music festival calendar!

music festivals australiaCheck out all of the different types of festivals in Australia below.

You can see international acts at huge national festivals such as Big Day Out, Good Vibrations, V festival and Park life, there is loads of variety! You can even combine great music with camping in gorgeous, rural settings such as Byron Bay Blues festival or Splendour in the grass, even the NT has awesome festivals which coincide with the Australian culture! If you love Music Australia will surely have a festival experience for you!


Start the year off with Summadayze, which tours in Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and of course the Gold Coast usually in the first week of January.

Next is the Big Day Out join thousands of young and old music gurus at this massive national event which tours Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth and Gold coast during the end of January early February.

During February get your groove on at Good Vibrations which tours Sydney Melbourne and Brisbane.

Sound Wave is next and is louder than ever, which plays during February in all states except Brisbane, Tasmania and the Northern Territory.

Future Music Festival is one not to be missed if you love your dance and trance, the stages are alive with electric artists and tours during February and March to Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Adelaide!

Then there is Australia’s V festival which hits the like of Sydney, Melbourne, Gold Coast and Perth during March and April.

A Day On The Green is usually set in the beautiful Vineyards across Australia, a great chill out event that people travel from all over for.


Harbour Life Dance Party, Sydney Harbour – November

Homebake, Sydney Domain- December

Shore Thing, Bondi Beach –  New Year’s Day

Field Day, Sydney Domain – New Year’s day

Boot and Scoot Country Music Festival, Tamworth- January

Byron Bay Blues Festival – Easter long Weekend

Splendour In The Grass, Byron Bay – July


Meredith Music Festival, Lakes Entrance – December

Pyramid Rock Festival, Phillip Island – January

Rainbow Serpent Festival, Beaufort –  January

St Kilda Festival, Melbourne – January and February

Mossvale Music Festival, South Gippsland


Woodford Folk Festival, Woodford – December

Attune To The Earth Country Music Festival, Eart Freq – February

Valley Jazz Festival, Brisbane Fortitude Valley – May

Groovin The Moo Festival, Townsville – April/March


WOMADelaide, Botanical Park Adelaide – March

Coriole Music Festival, McLaren vale – May

Country Music and Awards Festival, River lands – June

Murray Lands Music Festival, Tailem Bend – November


Nannup Music Festival, Black Wood River – February and March

West Coast Blues and Roots Festival, Fremantle- April

International Jazz Festival, Bunbury – May

Blues at Bridgetown Festival – November


Bass In The Grass, Darwin –May

Katherine Music Muster – May

International Guitar Festival, Darwin – July

Garma Festival, East Arnhem Land – August


Corinbank Festival, Brindabella Mountains – February and March

National Folk Festival, Central Canberra – March

International music Festival, Canberra – May

Stonefest, Central Canberra – October


Falls Festival, Marion Bay Hobart – January

Cygnet Folk Festival, Cygnet- January

MS Fest, Hobart – February

Southern Roots Festival, Botanical Gardens Hobart- March

Forth Valley Blues Festival, Devonport – March

Launceston Blues Festival – October