Press Releases

Winter Showcase Hots Up

2019-07-04T18:43:47+10:00

The annual Bendigo Blues & Roots Winter Showcase/Fundraiser is being staged this Sunday, across three stages at the historic Hotel Shamrock. With solo and duo acts serenading music fans all day long at the Yard Bird Bar & Kitchen, Stage two will be keep patrons dancing in the ornate Federation [...]

Winter Showcase Hots Up2019-07-04T18:43:47+10:00

Winter Blues No Problem In Bendigo

2019-05-22T12:51:39+10:00

There’s a lot to be excited about on the music scene locally (as always in Bendigo) but here are some highlights for fans of blues, jazz, soul, folk and funk, put together by the volunteer team at Bendigo Blues & Roots Music Festival and a handful of their valued [...]

Winter Blues No Problem In Bendigo2019-05-22T12:51:39+10:00

Summertime Blues!

2019-07-04T18:30:51+10:00

BLUES & ROOTS SUMMER SHOWCASE....EVERY WEEKEND IN FEBRUARY After 2018 delivered the most successful and exciting Bendigo Blues & Roots Music Festival to date... including a  whopping $4.6 MILLION DOLLAR contribution to the local economy!!! We are extremely proud to kick off the year with a month full of fresh [...]

Summertime Blues!2019-07-04T18:30:51+10:00

THE BLUES TRAM W/WHITE LIGHTNING + JESS PARKER

2018-10-11T20:19:42+10:00

Two phenomenal young blues acts on the rise will ride the rails this October: White Lightning (Sean McConnell and Benny Gerrard) make their long-awaited return while Jess Parker makes her Blues Tram debut. Enjoy the sights of Bendigo’s architecturally stunning CBD from on board the sensationally restored vintage W Class [...]

THE BLUES TRAM W/WHITE LIGHTNING + JESS PARKER2018-10-11T20:19:42+10:00

Full steam ahead for 8th annual BB&RMF

2018-09-20T12:41:14+10:00

Bendigo Blues and Roots Music Festival’s volunteer committee and crew are set to stage Central Victoria’s favorite home-grown music event for the eighth year running and there’s no sign of the event losing momentum; quite the opposite, with more international acts, and artists from every state and territory in Australia [...]

Full steam ahead for 8th annual BB&RMF2018-09-20T12:41:14+10:00

Weekend of musical worship @ The Old Church

2018-08-14T20:27:18+10:00

THERE are three unique concerts happening this coming weekend at The Old Church on the Hill, co-hosted by the team from Bendigo Blues & Roots Music Festival. Friday 17 August will see the Bendigo debut of well-travelled and long-established bluesman Buddy Knox. Buddy is on tour from his home base [...]

Weekend of musical worship @ The Old Church2018-08-14T20:27:18+10:00

July 14 Blues Tram

2018-07-09T19:28:39+10:00

Two young performers - one a rising star on the Australian Blues scene and the other a promising singer/songwriter with a voice to sooth the most savage beast. Enjoy the sights of Bendigo's architecturally stunning CBD from on board the sensationally restored vintage W Class tram, while being serenaded by [...]

July 14 Blues Tram2018-07-09T19:28:39+10:00

‘Gurrumul’ movie fundraiser

2018-05-02T14:27:25+10:00

Celebrated by audiences at home and abroad, indigenous artist Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu was one of the most important and acclaimed voices to ever come out of Australia. Blind from birth, he found purpose and meaning through songs and music inspired by his community and country on Elcho Island in far [...]

‘Gurrumul’ movie fundraiser2018-05-02T14:27:25+10:00

THE BLUES TRAM W/EMILEE SOUTH + JARROD SHAW

2018-04-12T09:38:05+10:00

The Bendigo Blues & Roots crew are hosting two fan favourites on their April Blues Tram, Emilee South and Jarrod Shaw! Enjoy the sights of Bendigo’s architecturally stunning CBD from on board the sensationally restored vintage W Class tram, while being serenaded by two great acts:   Emilee South: With [...]

THE BLUES TRAM W/EMILEE SOUTH + JARROD SHAW2018-04-12T09:38:05+10:00

The Bean Project & More!

2018-04-03T18:50:01+10:00

Melbourne’s award-winning, brass-clad quintet The Bean Project are touring the country in support of 'Naked Trees' throughout 2018. From the eastern suburbs of Melbourne, Australia come The Bean Project, a vibrant brass-folk quintet blending the raw sounds of folk, jazz and singer-songwriter - most aptly described as 'the odd marriage [...]

The Bean Project & More!2018-04-03T18:50:01+10:00