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Thredbo Blues Festival

from 20 Jan to 22 Jan, 2017

When: 20th - 22th January
Where: Thredbo Resort
For more information please visit: www.thredboblues.com.au

 The Thredbo Blues Festival is back in 2017 for its 23rd year with another amazing program of exceptional Australian and International blues players getting up close and personal in a music festival like no other. With intimate bars and restaurants, spectacular outdoor venues and the whole of Thredbo Village given over to the blues, Thredbo has an atmosphere that musicians and blues fans love
Relax and enjoy the Thredbo Blues 2017!

Thredbo Blues Ticket purchases and collection can be made from the Blues Ticket booth located in the concourse (Birdsnest shop in winter) at the below times:

Friday 20 Jan:                   Noon to 11pm
Saturday 21 Jan:               9am to 10pm
Sunday 22 Jan:                  10am to 4pm
Monday 23 Jan:                9.30am to 11am  (merchandise purchases)

Click here to download the Blues Festival Program 


Name Price Special
Full Weekend Pass $159 Not available 
Full Day Pass $79 Not available
Student Passes Half Price  
Children under 14 Free  

Remember Adult and Student Festival passes include free chairlift rides for the duration of the pass. Full Weekend festival passes include free chairlift access from 1pm on Friday. *Tourism Thredbo reserves the right to change information at any time, without notice, without incurring obligations.


The Thredbo Blues Festival program is a full weekend of the best of Australian Blues Music. With close to 70 performances from 23 different acts, the Gigs fire up late on Friday afternoon and carry on over the weekend into the early hours of Monday Morning. With Venues all over the Village Thredbo has a unique Atmosphere from the Eagles Nest Restaurant at the top of the Chairlift, to the coffee and croissant gigs in the Thredbo Village square. From the sun drenched poolside gigs under at the Alpine hotel to the cosy feel of Thredbo's many bars and restaurants or the late night parties in the Schuss bar and Keller Bar.

A full festival program will be available soon.


Thredbo Blues 2017 is a celebration of the best in Australian Blues. Back again for 2017 is home grown blues guitar prodigy James Southwell with a power house band including Atlanta (USA) Bassist extraordinaire Charlie Wooton. Jeff Lang is back with Tabla player Bobby Singh to take audiences on an eastern blues journey.

Australian Blues Legends the Foreday Riders are back at Thredbo for their 50th Anniversary as one of Australia best blues outfits. Other Blues legends on the program include Kevin Borich, Phil Manning and original members of the 70's Super Group the Stars Mal Eastick, Mick Pealing and Nick Charles.


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