Blues on Broadbeach

One of the most iconic blues festivals in Australia, Blues on Broadbeach is a fantastic local event that transcends culture, gender and age barriers. Held annually in May, the festival offers four huge days and nights of live entertainment. A multi-award winning festival, Blues on Broachbeach is a music festival with a difference – it’s completely free and a non-ticketed event.

Set in the beautiful beachside suburb of Broadbeach, the festival offers a number of live local, national and international acts surrounded by the beaches and beauty of Broadbeach. With live performances held in venues throughout Broadbeach as well as on outdoor stages to soak up the spectacular weather of the Gold Coast.

Boasting a unique atmosphere and experience, Blues on Broadbeach feeds on the local village-like atmosphere and the relaxing nature of Broadbeach and the Gold Coast. Showcasing and nurturing local and Australian talent as well as providing a platform for international artists, the festival is like no one musical experience in Queensland.

If you want to stay and play during the Blues on Broadbeach festival, there are a huge range of accommodation options available right in the heart of the action. Situated within walking distance of the Broadbeach Mall, Oasis Shopping Centre and Broadbeach Tavern, these convenient accommodation options are just a short stroll from some of the festival’s most popular venues.

Ranging from 3.5 stars to 5 stars, festival attendees can stay at the affordable Aruba Beach Resort, the self-catering Beach Haven, the modern Air on Broadbeach, the iconic Phoenician Resort or the upmarket Sofitel Gold Coast Broadbeach and make the most of the four days of the festival. An easy walk from many of the major Blues on Broadbeach venues, these hotels and resorts are the perfect place to rest and relax after a day of live music and dancing.