Winter Blues No Problem In Bendigo


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!


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

2019 Artist Applications Now Open!


Artist applications are now open for our November 2019 festival program. If there's a band or artist you'd like to see play BB&RMF this year, please feel free to pass on the below link and suggest they submit an application before 31 March...

2019 Artist Applications Now Open!2019-07-04T18:31:48+10:00

Bendigo Bank Blues Trams this weekend


With Friday night's Bendigo Bank Blues Tram already sold out grab your tix quick before you miss the ride! Fri. 9 Nov. 7 – 9:30pm: Tennyson King & Geoff Achison Sat. 10 Nov. 2 – 4:30pm: Jo Jo Smith & Buddy Knox Sat. 10 Nov. 8 – 10:30pm: Charlie Bedford [...]

Bendigo Bank Blues Trams this weekend2018-11-08T09:55:41+11:00

Easy Rider Pass


The Easy Rider is your Festival Pass offering you top billing at Ulumbarra Theatre featuring Australian rock legends, "The Badloves" on Saturday 10 November, supported by Collard Greens and Gravy, Spoonful and The John McNamara Soul Band. Best seats in the house for the Melbourne Gospel Choir at the beautiful [...]

Easy Rider Pass2018-11-08T09:21:06+11:00

Download the BBRMF App now!


We are excited to have partnered with our official technology partner Bendigo Telco to bring you the all new BBRMF App for Apple and Android! Search for your favourite artist, browse your favourite venue, and add all your favourite sets to your planner. You can even activate notifications to get [...]

Download the BBRMF App now!2018-10-23T20:28:49+11:00



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 [...]


Full steam ahead for 8th annual BB&RMF


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

The Blues Tram w/Justin Bernasconi + Liz Frencham


Another two great singer/songwriters, folksters, top-shelf blues & roots artists, Justin Bernasconi and Liz Frencham will each make their Blues Tram debut in September. A classy musical journey is guaranteed and this is a gig not to be missed.  Enjoy the sights of Bendigo's architecturally stunning CBD from on board [...]

The Blues Tram w/Justin Bernasconi + Liz Frencham2018-09-05T20:46:45+10:00

Weekend of musical worship @ The Old Church


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