Rockin’ first lineup announced for Blues on Broadbeach 2024!

Back for its 23rd year, Blues on Broadbeach returns to the Gold Coast from 16 – 19 May 2024 with an electrifying first lineup just dropped!


Set in the bustling precinct of Broadbeach located right by the iconic beachfront, the first lineup is led by an array of blues-rock female icons who are sure to transform the Gold Coast into a rhythm and blues mecca for four incredible days. Take a look at the full lineup below!

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Melissa Etheridge (USA)

One of blues rock music’s greatest female icons and a two-time Grammy award winner, Melissa Etheridge‘s return to Australia has long been overdue. Known for her smoky vocals, confessional lyrics and searing performances, Melissa will be playing her only Queensland show at Blues on Broadbeach in what’s sure to be an unmissable night for blues lovers throughout the country.

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Samantha Fish & Jesse Dayton (USA)

Dynamic duo Samantha Fish & Jesse Dayton form collaboration Death Wish Blues, creating genre-defying blues-rock and taking to the Blues on Broadbeach stage for the first time! Eager to push the boundaries of blues music, Samantha & Jesse’s partnership has already brought together a Grammy-nominated album demonstrating that when you put two incredible artists together, the result is nothing short of thrilling.

Ana Popovic (USA)

We can’t talk about guitar-shreddin’ female powerhouses without mentioning Ana Popovic. Called “one helluva guitar player” by Bruce Springsteen, Ana is known to blend the lines between sizzling blues and crunchy rock ‘n’ roll riffs. With plenty of awards under her belt, Ana’s incredible stage presence makes her a must-see artist in any lineup.

Eric Bibb (USA)

Revered bluesman Eric Bibb who was recently nominated for his third Grammy is a legend in the scene. With an illustrious career spanning five decades and over 40 albums, there’s no question why Eric is respected globally as a fiery singer-songwriter and one of the leading bluesmen of our time.

Rounding out the epic first lineup also includes plenty of homegrown favourites like Lloyd Spiegel, Hat Fitz and Cara, Shaun Kirk, Checkerboard Lounge and heaps more.


Start planning your musical feast in Broadbeach next May by booking your accommodation today! Experience a blues music festival like no other as you are surrounded by the gorgeous beachfront, incredible bars, restaurants and of course, world-class live rock’n blues and rhythms.

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