Blues on Broadbeach is back and better than ever
It’s a favourite on the annual calendar and a time of year when the heart of Broadbeach lights up with good vibes and even better music. Yep, you guessed it – Blues on Broadbeach is back! It’s been a long time coming (the last live event was way back in May 2019) and it promises to be better than ever. Although the powerhouse team behind Blues on Broadbeach presented an online event in 2020, the much-loved festival is returning live this year so that you can soak up all the live music goodness.
Whether you’re seeking out the newest Blues talent or just want to catch the longtime legends play, you’re in luck. The first lineup announcement includes Nashville-based Tommy Emmanuel performing a brand-new album and treating the Gold Coast to a live show featuring his incredible guitar mastery. Australian icon Christine Anu will be putting her ARIA-award winning spin on Aretha Franklin’s greatest hits, while Kiwi reggae and roots favourites The Black Seeds are also hitting our shores for what promises to be an unforgettable show. The Lachy Doley Group have also been announced as headliners, bringing their unique ‘blues-soul-rock-funk’ tunes to the festival. Other additions to the all-star lineup include Caiti Baker, 19-Twenty, Hat Fitz & Cara and Jazz Party.
Blues on Broadbeach will run for four days in May (from May 20–23) which means you’ll have plenty of time to catch all the action. The hub of Broadbeach is the perfect place to base yourself for the weekend and indulge in the delicious local dining options on offer. Making the whole event even better is the fact that it’s free! Head here for more info.