About the festival

As the Gold Coast’s very own home of blues, Blues on Broadbeach will be celebrating its 22nd annual festival from 18-21 May, 2023

Featuring more than 65 international and homegrown artists on the lineup performing across multiple indoor and outdoor stages, Blues on Broadbeach is one of Australia’s largest free music festivals.



Situated within the heart of the Gold Coast in Broadbeach, come enjoy four full days and nights of live rhythms and blues music! Surrounded by plenty of restaurants, cafes, bars and a wide range of accommodation options, this is a blues festival experience like no other.



For the ultimate blues lovers wanting to elevate their experience further, the festival introduced its membership Twelve Bar Society in 2022. Twelve Bar Society members will receive exclusive perks such as a VIP bar, up-close main stage viewing as well as artist masterclasses and more.



If you’re a lover of music, come find your rhythm this May at Blues on Broadbeach! To stay up to date on all the latest Blues on Broadbeach news, subscribe to our newsletter below to not miss a beat. 

Blues on Broadbeach started in May 2002 and is one of Australia’s largest free music festivals. Showcasing authentic blues music over four full days and nights, Blues on Broadbeach will be celebrating its 22nd annual festival from 18-21 May, 2023.

Held in the bustling Broadbeach precinct on the Gold Coast, fans can expect to see a wide range of blues-inspired music. The festival lineup features national and international artists, who will perform on multiple stages and venues across the precinct, that are generally non-ticketed to attend.

With a massive selection of restaurants, cafes and bars, as well as a host of accommodation options, fans can stay within the heart of the festival and enjoy live music at their doorstep!

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About the Organiser

Major Events Gold Coast

Blues on Broadbeach is one of four festivals proudly produced by Major Events Gold Coast (MEGC) and has been a highly respected music festival in the Broadbeach precinct for 21 years.


MEGC’s mission is to develop a portfolio of events and festivals that attracts music lovers near and far to the beautiful Gold Coast, whilst showcasing the city as the ultimate events and festivals destination.


Other events produced by MEGC include Cooly Rocks On, SPRINGTIME and Groundwater Country Music Festival.

Contact Major Events Gold Coast

Mezzanine Level,
The 4217 Building,
10 Beach Road, Surfers Paradise, QLD, 4217


1300 035 189

[email protected]

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