17-19 January 2020

26th Thredbo Blues Festival

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Thredbo Blues Festival Update! We are delighted to announce that the 26th Annual Thredbo Blues Festival will proceed this weekend, 17 – 19 January 2020. The decision has been made following the NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) and the National Parks Wildlife Service (NPWS) confirming that Thredbo Alpine Resort is able to open to the public from Tuesday 14 January 2020. We appreciate your patience and we look forward to a huge weekend of Blues ahead.

NOTE: From Tuesday 14 January 2020, usual summer resort operations will resume including all in-resort facilities including Kosciuszko Express Chair, the Thredbo Mountain Bike Park, Thredbo Leisure Centre, resort walking trails, golf, tennis, bobsled and all Thredbo retail and food and beverage venues. Please note, the Thredbo Valley Trail (TVT) and hikes that go outside Thredbo’s resort boundaries including the Mount Kosciuszko Summit Hike, Mount Townsend Hike, Alpine Lakes Hike, Dead Horse Gap Hike, The Ruins Hike and The Ramshead Hike will remain closed until further notice. All staff, residents and visitors must stay within the Thredbo Resort area. We will keep you posted as and when those areas reopen.

Please stay up to date on current status of the surrounding bushfires by visiting:
NSW – ‪https://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/
VIC – https://www.emergency.vic.gov.au/respond



The Thredbo Blues Festival is bursting with talent in 2020 for its 26th year with another amazing program of exceptional Australian and International blues players getting up close and personal in a music festival like no other. With intimate bars and restaurants, spectacular outdoor venues and the whole of Thredbo Village given over to the blues, Thredbo sets the stage for an atmosphere that musicians and blues fans love.

Stay for the weekend, relax and enjoy the festival

Please note the Chairlift component of the Full weekend pass is from Noon Friday  through to Sunday afternoon.

The Festival Ticket Office is located in the Kosci Room Foyer, Thredbo Alpine Hotel.


2020 Artists

There is a phenomenal line up for Thredbo Blues this year so keep an eye on this site.