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East Coast Blues & Roots Music Festival

P.O. Box 1606
2418 Byron Bay


The East Coast Blues & Roots Music Festival (ECBR) is the largest Festival of Blues & Roots music in the southern hemisphere. It is staged over 5 nigh

public contact

  • phone: +61 266 858 310
  • fax: +61 266 858 370
  • eMail: email to East Coast Blues & Roots Music Festival public contact

business contact

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participating in

  • WOMEX 2007

company description

The East Coast Blues and Roots Music Festival (Bluesfest) is Australia’s premier contemporary music festival and is now in its 19th year.

• Bluesfest is held annually in Byron Bay for five days over Easter and attracts an attendance in excess of 80,000 people
• Has been voted by Pollstar as one of the best 5 music festivals in the world
• Presents one of the world’s greatest music line ups with over 150 performances
• Is the largest regional event in Australia

Age Profile
The event attracts a huge cross section from young children to mature adults
• Average age of 37

Site Set Up
• Marquees for ambience, music management and weather proofing
• 4 stages
• 35 individual high quality food vendors
• 20 Market stalls
• Environmentally Positive

Festival Line Up
• 153 performances over 5 days

Environmentally Positive
Every aspect of the event is managed within an environmentally positive perspective
• Recycling
• Carbon credits
• Power generation efficiency
• Biodegradable products

The Bluesfest team

Peter Noble
• One of the original creators of Bluesfest
• Internationally applauded as one of the world’s leading festival coordinators

Michael Chugg
• Australia’s leading international music promoter
• A life long history of presenting Australia’s largest music events

Daryl Herbert
• 18 year history in the International and Australian event industry
• Financial management and business modelling

This unique and diversified team has been together since 2004.


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