THE SYDNEY BLUES & ROOTS FESTIVAL is becoming one of the premier events on the music calendar. It transcends barriers
of age, gender and culture offering a multitude of intimate performance spaces to enjoy. With over 50 Australian bands and a sprinkling of overseas acts, the punter will enjoy a contemporary mix of Blues, Roots and Folk music.
THE FESTIVAL FORMAT is similar to that of other successful festivals, such as Goulburn and Broadbeach, where events are held in a variety of venues throughout the central business precinct, including hotels, restaurants, cafés and outdoor venues including the Hawkesbury Paddlewheeler. All venues are within easy strolling distance from each other.
Local musicians and other young performers are encouraged and given particular attention. Additional activities will include market stalls, buskers, jam sessions, workshops and youth groups.
VENUES include the Fitzroy Hotel, Trentino’s on George, Main Stage 1, Main Stage 2, Hawkesbury Paddlewheeler.