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26th Annual Blues Festival

Friday 17 - Sunday 19 Jan, 2020 2020-01-17 00:00:00 2020-01-19 00:00:00 Australia/Sydney 26th Annual Blues Festival The Thredbo Blues Festival is back in 2020 for its 26th year with another amazing program of exceptional Australian and International blues players. Thredbo, New South Wales, Australia Add to Calendar

Get ready to shake up the Snowy Mountains! The iconic Thredbo Blues Festival is back and bursting with talent in 2020 for its 26th year with another amazing program of exceptional Australian and International blues players getting up close and personal in a music festival like no other.

Enjoy 3 huge days filled with the best of the blues, good food and wine and awesome times! With intimate bars and restaurants, spectacular outdoor venues and the whole of Thredbo Village given over to the blues, Thredbo sets the stage for an atmosphere that musicians and blues fans love.

Click here to check out the 26th Annual Thredbo Blues Festival Program. 

Buy Your Festival Pass In Resort
Online sales have closed. Tickets can now be purchased in resort at the Thredbo Blues Festival Ticket Office located in the foyer of the Kosciuszko Room, which is adjacent to the Thredbo Alpine Hotel Local Pub & Bistro. Opening times are:

Friday – Midday to 10pm
Saturday – 9am to 9pm
Sunday – 10am to 3pm

Bushfire Update
We are delighted to announce that the 26th Annual Thredbo Blues Festival will proceed this weekend, 17 – 19 January 2020. The decision has been made following the NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) and the National Parks Wildlife Service (NPWS) confirming that Thredbo Alpine Resort is able to open to the public from Tuesday 14 January 2020. We appreciate your patience and we look forward to a huge weekend of Blues ahead.

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Festival Pass

This 3-day festival pass includes free chairlift rides so you can enjoy every act across all venues.

To pick up your Festival Pass please present your receipt to the Blues Festival Booth located in the entrance to the Kosciuszko Room of the Thredbo Alpine Hotel – adjacent to the Pub & Bistro.

Online sales have closed, tickets can now be purchased in resort at the Thredbo Blues Festival Ticket Office located in the foyer of the Kosciuszko Room, which is adjacent to the Thredbo Alpine Hotel Local Pub & Bistro. Opening times are:

Friday – Midday to 10pm

Saturday – 9am to 9pm

Sunday – 10am to 3pm

Artists

The best in blues is rolling into Thredbo! With the continued rise of Blues in Australia Thredbo, being one of the longest-running Blues festivals in the country, has a high reputation to maintain.

To keep the Thredbo Blues Festival reputation high we just have to keep raising the bar which is exactly what we have done in 2020.  Just to name a few we have the amazing Tyrone Vaughan with Darren Jack Band, Dancing in the Shadows, Blue Rinse with Ray Beadle, 8 Ball Aitken, Foreday Riders, Shane Pacey Trio, 19 Twenty, Charlie Bedford, Andrea Marr, McNamarr Project, Claude Hay, Pyscho Zydeco, Mike Elrington, Steve Edmonds Blues Quartet, Liza Ohlback Trio, Grace & Hugh, Michelle Vandermeer, Richard Perso, Phil and Trudy Edgeley, Swamp Stompers  and more to be released soon!

We look forward to seeing all the festival’s familiar faces plus a whole bunch of fresh new faces – there’s heaps of great music for the old and bold as well as the young and young at heart.

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Event Program

The Thredbo Blues Festival program is a full weekend of the best of Australian Blues Music. With over 60 performances from more than 20 different acts, the blues soaked tunes will start on Friday afternoon and carry on over the weekend into the early hours of Monday morning.

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Accommodation

The best way to enjoy the festival is to to stay in Thredbo Village, close to all the action.

Accommodation is booking out quickly! Check availability online or call Thredbo Reservation Centre on 1300 020 589.

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Blues Lunch at Eagles Nest Restaurant

Come and enjoy two delightful courses with an arrival drink at Australia’s Highest Restaurant, all to the sweet sounds of some of the finest blues music going around.

Saturday & Sunday

Time – Lunch begins at approximately 12 PM, half an hour before the scheduled entertainment (more details to come)
Cost – $59 pp
Includes – An arrival drink and two courses
Bookings – Call (02) 6459 4200 to book

N.B. The Eagles Nest Lunch does not include a lift ticket (must be purchased separately)
In the event of wet weather the Eagles Nest Lunch will be moved to Cascades Restaurant

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Courtesy Bus

Thredbo will be operating a village courtesy bus from 8:30am to 5:00pm this coming Saturday and Sunday of Thredbo Blues Festival covering all routes within Thredbo.

The bus will start at the Information Centre and then proceed around the village servicing Crackenback Ridge, Riverside, Belas Corner, Lantern, Belas Corner, Bobuck Lane, Friday Flat and back to Information Centre. The bus will be past each location approximately every 15 minutes.

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Enquiries

For any enquiries about events, please email: admin@thredbochamber.com.au

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