How good is this? Included in your day or weekend ticketed price, is an opportunity to cruise the beautiful Hawkesbury river on board the Hawkesbury Paddlewheeler . Other than the Sydney Blues Festival, there is not another festival in Australia where you can sit back and enjoy one of the festivals talented bands whilst enjoying an ale or two cruising the majestic Hawlesbury river. PLEASE BOOK EARLY. *** meals and alcohol not included but can be purchased on board at very reasonable prices. ( cruise times will be announced on the official program mid August)
2012 Festival dates announced
In keeping with the Festival being on the last weekend of October, The Sydney Blues & Roots Festival will this year take place on the weekend of 25, 26, 27 and 28 October 2012.
Glen A Baker, talks about the Sydney Blues & Roots Festival. With acts like Diesel, Kim Churchill, Chain, The Flood, Two Girls Will and lots lots more its a great way to spend a few days in October, each year. In keeping with the Festival being on the last weekend of October, The Sydney Blues & Roots Festival will this year take place on the weekend of 25, 26, 27 and 28 October 2012.
Tickets now on sale: Festival Tickets sales are now available through our shop or by phoning 0409 042 464
IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING FESTIVAL TICKETS 2012
We do not post out Festival Tickets by Australia Post. Please print a copy of your Invoice/Order.
If you have purchased Festival Tickets:
Please present your Invoice together with Photo ID at the Sydney Blues Festival Ticket Office located in Windsor Mall, Windsor to have your wristband(s) fitted and souvineer program held in your name.
Multiple Tickets purchased on the same Invoice will be issued to the original purchaser only, please ensure that your group is together with you so that each person can be fitted with their wrist band.
The opening hours of the Festival office over the festival weekend will be:
9:00am – 05:00 pm Thursday 25th October
9:00am – 10:00 pm Friday 26th October
9:00am – 10:00 pm Saturday 27th October
9:00am – 05:00 pm Sunday 28th October
Please note that tickets/wristbands are non-refundable and will not be replaced if lost, stolen or broken. The Festival reserves the right to refuse entry if the wristband is not worn appropriately or is damaged. Once the wristband is removed, it is no longer valid for entry into venues and will not be replaced under any circumstances.
Please print a copy of your Invoice. Login to your account and View your Order. Print a Copy of the Invoice from the link on the bottom of the order, click on [Print Order Invoice] .
Anyone having difficulty in obtaining accommodation, click onto the Travel & Accommodation tab and go to Hawkesbury Valley Information Centre where you will find details of additional accommodation facilities including camping for those wishing to camp. You can book your Camping Site securely online HERE or you can Rent A Tent. Download the Campers Map
This year the Sydney Blue & Roots Festival has a number of Accommodation choices to help make your stay a comfortable and pleasant experience.
During the weekend of the festival, Accommodation in the Hawkesbury can be difficult to find.
To help alleviate the problem Sydney Blues & Roots Festival have organised a TENT CITY within walking distance to the venues (Download the Campers Map).
The camping ground will provide camping facilities to suit all budgets, whether it be an area to pitch your very own tent through to the very stylish all inclusive 2 or 4 man Tepees.
The festival will be running FREE regular shuttle buses from the campsite to the festival for those who would rather not drive enabling them to indulge in an extra drink or two. You can book your Camping Site securely online HERE or you can Rent A Tent .
Hawkesbury Radio 89.9
Cathy Vaughan's show "Let's Rock the Blues" on Hawkesbury Radio 89.9 every Monday 10.00 pm to 12.00 pm is featuring information about the festival and interviews, CD tracks and live-to-air performances from acts appearing at the festival.
For those patrons attending the festival by train, although it is only a short walk to the festival's main precinct in the middle of the village, free regular courtesy buses will travel to and from the railway station to the venues. Buses will also transport patrons from our preferred accommodation outlets as well as at the TENT CITY and Butterfly Farm camping ground to the festival. Bus Timetable A | Bus Timetable B
The 2012 Sydney Blues & Roots Festival online Program, Schedule/Shows and Artist Bios, has been compiled by Code One, and is subject to change without notice.
The information in this section is updated automatically every hour.
For further information please contact the Events Coordinator and Band Enquiries via our contact form.