Press Releases

‘Gurrumul’ movie fundraiser

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

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

THE BLUES TRAM W/EMILEE SOUTH + JARROD SHAW

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

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

The Bean Project & More!

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

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+00:00

Harry Manx ‘Faith Lift’ tour hits Bendigo

2018-02-17T13:52:37+00:00

Canadian Harry Manx has been one of the most successful international touring musicians ever to grace stages in Australia. He will be returning in 2018 to perform at Port Fairy Folk Festival , The Blue Mountains Music Festival and Byron Bluesfest as well as side shows in Sydney ,Melbourne, Adelaide, [...]

Harry Manx ‘Faith Lift’ tour hits Bendigo 2018-02-17T13:52:37+00:00

Summer Showcase Program

2018-02-05T14:56:41+00:00

Check out the stellar lineup for our first 2018 showcase & fundraiser! Balcony Stage Time Artist 11:30am - 12:15pm Rhyley McGrath 12:30pm - 1:15pm Sarah Wilkinson 1:30pm - 2:15pm Luke Harrington 2:30pm - 3:15pm Mezz Coleman & Byron Siren 3:30pm - 4:15pm Wilson & White 4:30pm [...]

Summer Showcase Program 2018-02-05T14:56:41+00:00

Tooby Blues – Australia Day Weekend

2018-01-17T21:12:16+00:00

The inaugural Tooborac Blues & Roots Festival takes place from Friday 26 Jan through Sunday 28 Jan. The festival will be held across 3 great locations: McIvor Estate Winery, Merindoc Cellar Door, & The Tooborac Hotel & Brewery. We predict big things for this festival in the years to come. Get [...]

Tooby Blues – Australia Day Weekend 2018-01-17T21:12:16+00:00

Blues festival main event offers night of solid rock

2018-01-03T11:18:13+00:00

Even if you are not familiar with the name “Shane Howard”, chances are you know his biggest hit, Solid Rock. That song – his former band Goanna’s highest-charting track – is an Australian classic. But 35 years after its release, Solid Rock serves as just a taste of Howard’s prolific [...]

Blues festival main event offers night of solid rock 2018-01-03T11:18:13+00:00

Festival Snapshot

2017-11-06T20:48:04+00:00

This year’s Bendigo Blues & Roots Music Festival showcases a diverse mix of local, national, and international talent. Twenty thousand punters expected at this year’s festival – the seventh – will be treated to a mix of blues, folk, country, rock and world music. Silent Garden make the trip to [...]

Festival Snapshot 2017-11-06T20:48:04+00:00

Festival pass offers enthusiasts easy way to ride

2017-11-05T20:22:01+00:00

Looking to take your experience of the Bendigo Blues & Roots Music Festival to a whole new level this year? For the first time in the event’s history, blues and roots diehards can purchase a festival pass – The Easy Rider – which promises an exclusive meet-and-greet with Shane Howard, [...]

Festival pass offers enthusiasts easy way to ride 2017-11-05T20:22:01+00:00

Spreading the Blues

2017-06-27T09:42:43+00:00

Ahead of the Bendigo Blues & Roots Music Festival’s Winter Showcase on July 16, Queensland singer-songwriter Tasha Zappala explains why she keeps coming back to the city. Briefly describe your music and your musical journey so far I started playing guitar when I was about eight, then singing, travelling and [...]

Spreading the Blues 2017-06-27T09:42:43+00:00