Blues on Broadbeach Music Festival started in May 2002 and is one of Australia’s largest non-ticketed music festivals

About us

19 years after its humble beginnings, this multi-award winning festival has grown to become an event of international standing. Each year the festival remains a highlight on Queensland’s calendar of events with its location fast becoming one of Australia’s premier entertainment hubs. 

The festival highlights the best parts of the Sunshine State, with 20 performance areas both on the stunning beachfront and throughout the vibrant streets of Broadbeach, amazing food at local bars and restaurants, and activities for all ages throughout the festival precinct

Blues on Broadbeach has been regularly recognised by the Queensland Tourism Awards winning a number of prestigious awards across the years:

Silver

Major Festival & Events at the Queensland Tourism Awards 2019

Silver

Major Festival & Events at the Queensland Tourism Awards 2018

Winner

Live Music Event of the Year at the Gold Coast Music Awards 2017

Winner

Live Music Event of the Year at the Gold Coast Music Awards 2016

Silver

Major Festival & Events at the Queensland Tourism Awards 2016

Winner

Best Regional Event in Queensland at the Australian Event Awards 2016

Bronze

Best Festival & Event at the Queensland Tourism Awards 2016

Winner

Best Regional Event in Queensland at the Australian Event Awards 2015

Winner

Best Regional Event in Queensland at the Australian Event Awards 2014

Winner

Best Cultural, Arts or Music Event in Queensland at the Australian Event Awards 2014

Top Ten

Australia’s Favourite Event at the Australian Event Awards 2014

Winner

Best Regional Event in Queensland at the Australian Event Awards 2013

Winner

Best Cultural, Arts or Music Event in Queensland at the Australian Event Awards 2013

Bronze

Festival & Events at the Queensland Tourism Awards 2013

Top Ten

Australia’s Favourite Event at the Australian Event Awards 2013

Awards

Broadbeach Alliance

Blues on Broadbeach has been proudly produced by the Broadbeach Alliance, a team of 10 who, with the assistance of their board and the City of Gold Coast, communicate with all of the businesses, accommodation houses and residents of Broadbeach to ensure positive results for the area.

One of the responsibilities of the business is to create and manage world class events for Broadbeach including, yet not limited to the Blues on Broadbeach Music Festival, Groundwater Country Music Festival, Gold Coast Superhero Weekend and the Broadbeach Christmas Carols.

Broadbeach Alliance is responsible for the birth of Blues on Broadbeach in 2002 and has been coordinating and operating the event ever since.

Broadbeach Alliance is committed to hosting environmentally responsible events, as such we work very closely with event partners to plan and implement festivals which reflect green event best practices.

Broadbeach Alliance
Ground Floor, 2729 Gold Coast Highway
Broadbeach QLD 4218

(07) 5656 0100

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