Please Contact us if you would like to Sponsor the Sydney Blues Festival.
Imagine thousands of people relaxing on a clear Australian night while they drink an ale or two and listen with rapt attention to one of the country’s premier Blues bands…
“The fourth annual Sydney Blues and Roots Festival will run a tantalizing gamut from hard rockin’ electric blues to myriad textured roots music. This festival has taken the sort of shape that looked inevitable when Windsor first played host to a brace of honest acts and said ‘watch this space’.”
GLENN A BAKER
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, Vault Bar & Grill, Restaurant 22, Trentino’s on George, Thompson Square stage, Windsor Mall stage, Hawkesbury Paddlewheeler.
ACCOMMODATION: From five star hotel to camping facilities. All within easy reach to the festival.
THURSDAY 25 OCTOBER • 7PM TO 12AM
FRIDAY 26 OCTOBER • 7PM TO 1.30AM
SATURDAY 27 OCTOBER • 1PM TO 1.30AM
SUNDAY 28 OCTOBER • 1 PM TO 12AM
THE LARGE NUMBER of music festivals around Australia in recent years has been impressive. Interestingly, though, all the blues festivals in NSW are held in country and coastal areas – Byron Bay, Goulburn, Thredbo and Wagga Wagga.
Windsor is an ideal location for a Blues & Roots Festival because of its accessibility, history, dining and performance venues. The area’s unique village-like atmosphere and relaxed ambience make it an ideal tourist destination.
“What will be pumping relentlessly out of a tight network of stages over four days will be some of the best blues on offer in this country known for its fervour, passion and imagination when it comes to the music that steals your soul,”
GLENN A BAKER
The Sydney Blues & Roots Festival has, in a short three years, established itself as a serious music festival rivalling any other in NSW.
AUSTRALIAN BLUES MUSIC LOVERS tend to be in the 25+ age group. The Blues and Roots genres attract punters from all over Australia. Based on attendances at the 2009, 2010 and 2011 festivals, it is expected that between 5,000 and 6,000 weekend patrons will attend the festival, with at least 20% visiting from interstate.
The Festival boasts a program showcasing a variety of indoor and outdoor venues that range from outdoor marquee stages to the elegance of Vault Bar & Grill. Cruising the majestic Hawkesbury River on the Hawkesbury Paddlewheeler – sipping a cooling drink and listening to one of Australia’s premier blues bands – has become a huge favourite with Festival patrons.
Local businesses can cultivate enhanced trading opportunities during the festival and are encouraged to become involved. Helping to create the family carnival atmosphere are a mixture of market stalls, buskers, school bands, dance groups and even kids’ entertainment.
MUSIC FESTIVALS are an economic powerhouse in Australia. Music lovers are passionate about their favourite musical genres and they spend passionately too.
Sponsors provide valuable support to popular events. The objective of sponsorship programs is to develop mutually beneficial elationships that enable event promoters to stage great events and to secure brand equity and sales revenues for sponsors who invest in the events.
With three years of building and shaping our Festival into a popular event in Australia, and creating a loyal fan base, our passion takes shape. And the result is an event that pays back its sponsors. The following packages represent the wide range of benefits for the sponsor.
STAGE & BAND
Event is named after sponsor or selected brand
Brand and industry exclusivity
Event logo will feature the title sponsor or brand — used throughout entire event and on website, 10,000 promotional flyers, t-shirts, all communications and on stage background where possible
On stage introduction of corporate executives (optional)
Invitations to the official launch party with premier seating for sponsor and guests
Premier seating at desired performances for sponsor and guests
Festival day passes
Full page advertisement in Souvenir Festival Program
Prominent banner and signage display throughout Festival precinct
Speaking opportunity with signage at Official Opening and Closing ceremony
Logo on Sydney Blues & Roots Festival official website
Logo on event posters
Promotional display at Sydney Blues Festival office during Festival
Premier mention and acknowledgement of support in all media releases
Link to sponsor’s home page from event website
Free site during festival for promotional display
Premier mention and acknowledgement of support at all venues
Promotional display at performances and venues
SPONSOR A BAND
Naming rights to all performances by any of the Festival’s established or emerging bands
The profile of the selected band will determine the sponsorship price
The band will promote its sponsor at each performance with product placement if possible
Sponsors will be named along side their band on the Festival website
Other benefits available depending on optional choices
Optional video presentation if possible
SPONSOR A STAGE
Available for any stage venues
Naming rights for the duration of the Festival at the selected stage
Product placement at stage if possible
Each stage will be referred to in all programs under the name of the sponsor
Other optional benefits available
Optional video presentation if possible
PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL PACKAGES HAVE FIRST OPTION CONTINUED PARTNERSHIP OPPORTUNITY AVAILABLE