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Welcome to Cairns Blues Festival.

Founded in 2009, the Cairns Blues Festival committee have hosted many live blues music events around Far North Queensland.
From large Blues Music Festivals with all the bells and whistles,
to smaller and more intimate Blues Music gigs;
 all events are produced and organised by a small and very dedicated volunteer committee who just love great Blues Music.

Artists

We're lucky to work with a number of local and National acts.

Musician Applications are open for the Blues Lounge Series

Please register your interest here


Events

We strive to provide regular and memorable cairns music events
showcasing the varied and amazing talents of our local and national musicians and developed
for  those who love blues as much as we do.

cairns music events and surrounds


We've produced everything from from full scale cairns music events in the CBD
to a stunning Fitzroy Island Blues Festival and Blues by the Sea in beautiful Cardwell.

We work hard to bring the magic of blues to Far North QLD.

Music is life, that's why our hearts have beats.  

cairns music events: Cardwell blues by the Sea

June 9th - 11th

Cardwell is a beautiful seaside town right on the highway, situated 1/2 way between
Cairns and Townsville. 

The festival starts on Friday night and finishes Sunday afternoon. The main event is on Saturday. 

8  DIFFERENT ACTS  - 3 EVENTS – 3 DAYS

  • EZRA LEE   –   JOHNNY GREEN  -  BLUES EXPLOSION
  • HOWLIN DINGOES  -  WILSON PHELPS – TIM GRIFFIN
  • LYLE BRAY  -  STAX OF HORNS BLUES BROTHERS REVUE 

TICKETS

PRE-SALE $60 (Now on sale)
AT THE DOOR = $75

Blog

About the Artists: Cardwell Blues by the Sea #2

Wilson PhelpsNeville Wilson and Craig Phelps are both singer-songwriters who have had solid solo, band and entertainment management careers. Each are widely known & respected, they worked together in Darwin and have now joined forces to bring their unique styles and panache to North QLD. You can expect passionate guitar solos and haunting harp riffs, …

Contact

What would life be without a little blues?

Get in touch, we'd love to hear from you.