Thredbo Blues Festival celebrates 25 years of rocking in the Snowies with an amazing line-up of artists
The Thredbo Blues Festival turns 25 this January, so organisers gathered together some of the country’s top Blues and Roots artists who will unleash their rocking and swinging tunes across the mountains 18-20 January, 2019.
This year’s silver celebration festival features a Blues honour roll of artists. Russell Morris returns by popular demand along with the Backsliders, at last I hear you say, Jeff Lang, Cyril B Bunter Band with Mal Eastick have been rocking around the traps, a fantastic Motown revue – Dancing in The Shadows, Thredbo crowd favourites 19Twenty return with their raging dance thang, the renowned Fiona Boyes with her band, the amazing Gail Page and up and comers, Ivor S K and the Sammy Owen Blues Band, to name a few.
Music lovers, festival goers, family and friends will love the 25th Annual Thredbo Blues Festival as it not only boasts an amazing line-up of exceptional Blues artists but combined with a vibrant village and a stunning mountain backdrop make this one special weekend away.
Thredbo comes alive as a “Blues Town” with over 60 Blues performances from 22 Australian and International acts – over 80 musicians providing over 130 hours of music over the three-day weekend at 15 separate mountain venues, all within walking distance, including bars, restaurants, late night venue, outdoors, Village Square and the highest gig at the top of the Kosciuszko Express Chairlift.
Over the 25 years the Thredbo Blues Festival has carved a niche as one of the country’s longest running festivals, adored by Blues fans and musicians alike for its friendly feel with intimate vibes plus plenty of opportunity to get personal with some of Australia’s best blues performers.
There is plenty of accommodation in Thredbo from budget bunk rooms to luxurious chalets, apartments and a hotel. Make it a mountain escape with someone special or get a group of friends together for this star studded Thredbo Blues Festival. All-inclusive packages that include accommodation and all weekend festival pass are available. For bookings call 1300 020 589 or visit thredbo.com.au.
Early Bird Blues Festival passes are available until 30 November, 2018 for $139, so lock your huge weekend of big Blues away today.
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