FAQ

FAQ 2017-05-24T19:06:42+00:00
I would like to volunteer for the festival, how do I go about this? 2016-08-17T18:50:21+00:00

As the festival is run by a not for profit community organisation, we love volunteers. Please Get in contact.

I am an artist/in a band, how do we apply to play at the Bendigo Blues & Roots Music Festival? 2016-08-17T18:50:17+00:00

Artist Applications for the 2016 festival have now closed. If you have applied for the 2016 festival and have any questions, please get in touch. If you want to know how to apply for the 2017 festival, make sure you join our mailing list to be notified when we are accepting applications.

What food options are available at the festival? 2016-08-17T18:50:12+00:00

On the Saturday during the main event in Rosalind Park, there will be a range of food vendors in the park. Bendigo offers an excellent range of food options for Gluten Free, Vegetarian and other intolerances. Click here for the Bendigo Dining & Shopping guide.

What accommodation options are available in Bendigo? 2016-08-17T18:50:08+00:00

Check out our Where to stay page for accommodation options, otherwise your best option for searching for accommodation in Bendigo is to visit the Bendigo tourism website.

Alternatively give them a call on 1800 813 153 to discuss different accommodation options.

How do I get to Bendigo? 2017-05-24T19:06:51+00:00

By car
Bendigo is connected via the Calder Freeway to Melbourne, which is less than two hours by car.
If arriving in Bendigo by car, here is an interactive map of parking locations in and around the CBD of Bendigo.
here is a link to the bus timetables in Bendigo.

By train
V/Line also operates regular trains from Melbourne’s Southern Cross station. Click Here for a train timetable.

Where is the festival held? 2016-08-17T18:49:57+00:00

The Festival is held in over 47 different venues in and around Bendigo, Victoria, with a headline concert in the picturesque Rosalind Park on the Saturday.

How much are tickets? 2016-08-17T18:49:52+00:00

Our Festival is predominantly free entry, however there are a number of extra special exclusive shows this year which you purchase tickets for here.

When is the 2017 festival on? 2017-05-24T13:01:02+00:00

The Bendigo Blues and Roots Music Festival will be held between Thursday November 9th through to Sunday November 12th, 2017.

Where can I find the program and information about the artists? 2016-08-17T18:50:25+00:00

A printed version of the program will be available in October around the many participating venues, cafés and restaurants around Bendigo, otherwise all program information will be available from the website.

I have a question regarding disability access during the festival 2016-08-17T18:50:28+00:00

While many of our events are already free of charge, we can assure you that any events that charge admission will honour your carer’s companion card and allow free entry to your carer.

Any further questions? 2016-08-17T18:51:11+00:00

If you have any further questions that we haven’t answered above, please don’t hesitate to contact us at: bendigoblues@gmail.com