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!
Check 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!
AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL MUSIC FESTIVALS:
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