Press Releases

2020 Festival Update

2020-08-31T14:25:33+10:00

Over the weekend, the Bendigo Blues & Roots Music Festival Committee met to work through the latest COVID-19 restrictions and the ability to continue with this years 10th anniversary festival. While the committee has remained optimistic and continued to explore ways of proceeding in 2020, the re-introduction of Stage [...]

2020 Festival Update2020-08-31T14:25:33+10:00

Summer Showcase – Ramble Town

2020-02-19T21:34:35+11:00

‘New Band Making Waves’ Ramble Town is among the newest and most exciting acts on the Bendigo Music scene and is set to light the fuse at the Bendigo Blues and Roots showcase coming up on March 1st at The Rifle Brigade Hotel. Co -founder and outstanding multi - [...]

Summer Showcase – Ramble Town2020-02-19T21:34:35+11:00

Summer Showcase Set To Sizzle!

2020-02-19T21:21:21+11:00

The 10th annual Bendigo Blues & Roots Summer Showcase/Fundraiser will be staged on Sunday 1 March across two stages at the Rifle Brigade Hotel. Solo and duo acts will serenade music fans on the glorious balcony and bands of all shapes and sizes will keep you dancing via the [...]

Summer Showcase Set To Sizzle!2020-02-19T21:21:21+11:00

2019 RACV Victorian Tourism Awards

2019-10-09T22:38:42+11:00

We are honoured and excited to be nominated in the RACV Victorian Tourism Awards, People's Choice tourism experience! Cast your vote and win a $5k break for yourself at https://bit.ly/2puGu57

2019 RACV Victorian Tourism Awards2019-10-09T22:38:42+11:00

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+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 [...]

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

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