Australian Music Festivals 2022

Music festivals Australia 2022

Port Fairy Folk Festival – Photo: Listening Through The Lens
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Australian Music Festivals 2022

Over 400 Events

Welcome to the 2022 and FOURTH annual edition!

The exclamation used is for cheer, but a little forced. Obviously, the past two years have been an horrendous time for live music and, worst still, festival gatherings with plenty of punters communally enjoying the thrill of the same experience projected from stages around the country. Festival organisers, artists, stage and lighting crews, booking agents, managers, vendors, kindly volunteers and more have had to bear the brunt of uncertainty to work within constantly moving local COVID rules as the pandemic wreaks havoc.

This list of Australian events published on Listening Through The Lens has grown steadily and now, at the time of initial publication of this article, has hit the 400 mark. Not that a great proportion of these have actually taken place in 2020 or 2021. Most festivals beyond the global COVID outbreak in March 2020 have been thrown into disarray, not just because of hard-hit COVID host States (hello Victoria!) but also there has been such an interruption to interstate and overseas travel. The former due to uncertainty of COVID situations in Australia and the latter because our international borders have been closed throughout.

To illustrate, even though there were two-and-a-bit months COVID-free, over 20 per cent of all events did not even post 2021 dates with about half of those conceding at some point that their events were not proceeding. Other organisers tried to postpone until later in the year hoping for better times before doing the same thing. Plenty of events posted dates but did not proceed and a lot of them turned into virtual events only.

So how are we placed at the time of writing for 2022? As vaccination rates improve, it surely should be a better year for our much-loved live events. But, hard to know. A good number of festivals in this list have not been held since 2019. Whether that’s COVID-related (safety or financial or both) or other reasons, will be revealed in the fullness of time.

The first fly through of all these events has revealed less than twenty per cent of festivals have announced 2022 dates as of October 2021. But stay tuned here as we check sites regularly and update on this page. We plan to do that monthly.

If there’s a line through a date, that means that formal dates have at some stage been announced but organisers subsequently have had to cancel. If there’s a line through tba (to be announced), the event has been cancelled prior to any dates being published.

We started this list as we found it hard to find a single location that has a sufficient number and details of the many music festivals that take place in America each year.  We also like a simple list with relevant website links for easy connection, plus in some sort of intelligible order.

The genres we used initially were under the loose banner of ‘roots music’ but, as we have progressed, found any genre definitions to be overly restrictive and requiring the wisdom of Solomon.  So we have branched out into any event where music is showcased we could find.  Often most of these gatherings have a wide range of artists and styles anyway.  Let you, the reader, be the judge when you look at the line-up as to the level of attraction attending a specific event.

Any corrections or omissions, please drop a comment below or email us at team@listeningthroughthelens.com





Music festivals Australia 2022

Festival By DateLocationState2022
1Ten Days On The IslandVariousTAS2022
2Peninsula SummerMornington PeninsulaVIC1-Jan12-Jan
3Let Them Eat CakeWerribee VIC1-Jan
4Sun CycleMelbourneVIC1-Jan
5Field DaySydneyNSW1-Jan
6Moo-sic MusterGirgarre VIC5-Jan9-Jan
7Sydney FestivalSydneyNSW5-Jan30-Jan
8Girgarre Moosic MusterGirgarre VIC5-Jan9-Jan
9Honk! OzWollongongNSW6-Jan8-Jan
10Ocean SoundsChurchill IslandVIC9-Jan
11Country Music FestivalTamworthNSW14-Jan23-Jan
12Cygnet FolkCygnet TAS14-Jan16-Jan
13Great Australian BeerGeelongVIC15-Jan
14UNIFY GatheringTarwin VIC20-Jan23-Jan
15Furneaux IslandsFlinders IslandTAS21-Jan23-Jan
16Newstead LiveNewsteadVIC21-Jan24-Jan
17MONA FOMALauncestonTAS21-Jan23-Jan
18Festival of King IslandKing IslandTAS28-Jan29-Jan
19Thredbo BluesThredboNSW28-Jan30-Jan
20Summer SaltHunter ValleyNSW29-Jan
21NYE On The HillKernotVIC30-Jan1-Jan
22Summer SaltWoolongongNSW30-Jan
24St KildaMelbourneVIC5-Feb13-Feb
25Music In The VinesMacarthur VIC5-Feb
26Copper & Stone Music FestBurraSA5-Feb
27Summer SaltHobartTAS6-Feb
28Bendigo Blues and RootsBendigoVIC10-Feb13-Feb
29Perth FestivalPerthWA11-Feb6-Mar
30Blue Mountains UkuleleKatoombaNSW11-Feb13-Feb
31Port Fairy JazzPort FairyVIC11-Feb13-Feb
32Yarra Junction Fiddlers ConventionYarra JunctionVIC11-Feb13-Feb
33Banyule Twilight SoundsMelbourneVIC12-Feb
35Devil Country MusterSmithton TAS14-Feb20-Feb
36Island Vibe Music & ArtsMinjerribahQLD17-Feb20-Feb
37River Boats MusicEchuca / MoamaVIC/NSW18-Feb20-Feb
38Agnes Blues Roots and RockAgnes WaterQLD18-Feb20-Feb
39Adelaide FringeAdelaide SA18-Feb20-Mar
40Healesville MusicHealesvilleVIC18-Feb20-Feb
41Boyup Brook Country MusicBoyup BrookWA18-Feb20-Feb
42Lake Charlegrark Country Music MarathonLake Charlegrack VIC18-Feb20-Feb
43Bruthen Blues and ArtsBruthenVIC18-Feb20-Feb
44Day On The LawnHobartTAS19-Feb
46Torch FestSydneyNSW19-Feb
47Summer SaltCoolangattaQLD20-Feb
48Great Alpine PickHarrietvilleVIC25-Feb27-Feb
49Dashville SkylineBelfordNSW25-Feb27-Feb
50A Day At The CreekMole CreekTAS26-Feb
51This ThatNewcastleNSW26-Feb
53Summer SaltBallaratVIC27-Feb
54Blue Mountains ElvisKatoombaNSW3-Mar6-Mar
55Nannup MusicNannupWA4-Mar7-Mar
57Brunswick MusicMelbourneVIC4-Mar14-Mar
58This ThatSandstone PtQLD5-Mar
59Rolling HillsEatons HillQLD5-Mar
60Ultra AustraliaMelbourneVIC5-Mar
61Torch FestCanberraACT5-Mar
62Summer SaltFremantleWA6-Mar
63Sale MusicSaleVIC7-Mar
64Sandford Bush and MusicSandford VIC11-Mar14-Mar
65Port Fairy FolkPort FairyVIC11-Mar14-Mar
67Burke & Wills FolkMia MiaVIC11-Mar14-Mar
68Marysville Music WeekendMarysvilleVIC11-Mar13-Mar
69Sandford Bush MusicSanfordVIC11-Mar14-Mar
70DreamlandMelbourne VIC13-Mar
71Seven SistersMt MarthaVIC17-Mar20-Mar
72Forth Valley Blues ForthTAS18-Mar19-Mar
73Blue Mountains MusicKatoombaNSW18-Mar20-Mar
74Aireys Inlet Open MicAireys InletVIC18-Mar20-Mar
75Penola Coonawarra Acoustic Music GatheringPenolaSA18-Mar20-Mar
76Under The Southern StarsAdelaideSA18-Mar20-Mar
78Under Western SkiesDubboNSW19-Mar
79Mornington Country Music Mount MarthaVIC19-Mar
80Come Together Music & ArtsElthamVIC19-Mar
81Summer SaltGlenelgSA20-Mar
82Yackandandah Folk YackandandahVIC25-Mar27-Mar
83Strawberry FieldsTocumwalNSW25-Mar27-Mar
84Macedon Ranges MusicGisborneVIC26-Mar
85Euroa MusicEuroaVIC26-Mar
86Super Fun DayEatons HillQLD26-Mar
88Torch FestMelbourneVIC26-Mar
89Valley Sounds AcousticWandinVIC27-Mar
90Sound WestSydneyNSW30-Mar3-Apr
92Charlotte Pass Celtic Music CampCharlotte PassNSW1-Apr6-Apr
93Winton’s Way Out WestWinton QLD1-Apr3-Apr
94Yours and OwlsWollongongNSW2-Apr3-Apr
95Man From Snowy River BushCorryong VIC7-Apr10-Apr
96Stony Creek Mini MusterWoodford QLD8-Apr10-Apr
97Land Of PlentySheppartonVIC9-Apr
98Goulburn Valley Country MusicSheppartonVIC10-Apr
99Electric GardensSydneyNSW10-Apr
100Torch FestBrisbaneQLD10-Apr
101BluesfestByron BayNSW14-Apr18-Apr
102National FolkCanberra ACT14-Apr18-Apr
103Inner Varnikatba VIC15-Apr17-Apr
104Parkes Elvis FestivalParkes NSW20-Apr24-Apr
105Broken Hill Mundi Mundi BashBroken HillNSW21-Apr23-Apr
107The Gum BallBelford NSW22-Apr24-Apr
108Undara Outback Rock and BluesUndaraQLD22-Apr24-Apr
109St Albans FolkSt Albans NSW22-Apr25-Apr
110Julia Creek Dirt n DustJulia CreekQLD22-Apr24-Apr
111Gippsland Country MusicMossvaleVIC23-Apr
113Koroit IrishKoroitVIC29-Apr1-May
115Yarrabah Music and CulturalYarrabahQLD30-Apr
116Gellibrand River Blues & BlueberryGellibrandVIC30-Apr
118Cobargo FolkCobargoNSW6-May8-May
119Big CountryBerryNSW7-May
120Illawarra FolkIllawarraNSW13-May15-May
121Blues on BroadbeachBroadbeachQLD19-May22-May
122Bass in the GrassDarwinNT21-May
123Vivid SydneySydneyNSW27-May18-Jun
124Red Country MusicPort HeadlandWA4-Jun
125Cooly Rocks OnCoolangattaQLD8-Jun12-Jun
126Palm Creek FolkMount SurroundQLD9-Jun12-Jun
128Merimbula JazzMerimbulaNSW10-Jun13-Jun
129Peak MusicPerisherNSW10-Jun13-Jun
130National Celtic Port ArlingtonVIC10-Jun13-Jun
131Castlemaine JazzCastlemaine VIC10-Jun13-Jun
132Dark MOFOHobart TAS15-Jun22-Jun
133Festival Of VoicesHobartTAS1-Jul14-Jul
134Big Red BashBirdsvilleQLD5-Jul7-Jul
135Inverloch JazzInverlochVIC5-Jul7-Jul
136Hats Off To CountryTamworthNSW7-Jul10-Jul
137Winter SoundsDaylesfordVIC15-Jul17-Jul
138Jumpers & Jazz in JulyWarwickQLD21-Jul31-Jul
139Splendour In The GrassByron BayNSW22-Jul24-Jul
140Devonport JazzDevonportTAS28-Jul31-Jul
141Darwin FestivalDarwinNT4-Aug21-Aug
142NQ’s Rock’n Country McKayQLD19-Aug21-Aug
143Sydney FolkSydneyNSW19-Aug21-Aug
144Kelly Country PickBeechworthVIC19-Aug21-Aug
145Gympie MusterGympieQLD25-Aug28-Aug
146Northern BeachesNarrabeenNSW4-Sep6-Sep
147Mitchell Creek Rock ‘N’ BluesMary ValleyQLD16-Sep18-Sep
148CMC Rocks QueenslandIpswichQLD21-Sep25-Sep
149Folk By The SeaKiamaNSW23-Sep25-Sep
150Savannah In The RoundMareebaQLD30-Sep2-Oct
151Kangaroo Valley FolkKangaroo ValleyNSW14-Oct16-Oct
152Akoostic MusicWinghamNSW14-Oct16-Oct
154Dorrigo Folk and BluegrassDorrigoNSW21-Oct23-Oct
155Fleurieu FolkWillungaSA21-Oct23-Oct
156Tablelands FolkYungaburraQLD21-Oct23-Oct
157The Lost LandsWerribeeVIC28-Oct30-Oct
158Maldon FolkMaldonVIC28-Oct31-Oct
159Wangaratta Jazz and BluesWangarattaVIC28-Oct30-Oct
160HandpickedLanghorne CreeKSA12-Nov
162Burra Country MusicClare ValleySA18-Nov20-Nov
163Australian Blues MusicGoulburnNSW18-Nov20-Nov
164Queenscliff MusicQueenscliffVIC25-Nov27-Nov
165Bello Winter MusicBellingenNSWtba
166Golden PlainsMeredithVICtba
167Beyond The ValleyLardner VICtba
168Lost ParadiseGlenworth ValleyNSWtba
169Lake School of Celtic Music and DanceKoroit VICtba
170Summer SoundsAdelaideSAtba
171Quasi Trad Music MelbourneMelbourneVICtba
172MONA FOMAHobartTAStba
173Gold Coast VibezStradbroke IsQLDtba
174Share The SpiritMelbourne VICtba
175Tamar Valley FolkGeorge Town TAStba
176Under The Southern StarsPerthWAtba 
177Clarence Jazz FestivalHobartTAStba
178Under The Southern StarsMornington Peninsula VICtba
179Under The Southern StarsYarrawonga VICtba
180Inland Sea of SoundMt PanoramaNSWtba
181Under The Southern StarsSydney NSWtba
182Paynesville MusicPaynesville VICtba
183Summer SoundsMelbourneVICtba
184Under The Southern StarsWollongongNSWtba
185Under The Southern StarsNewcastle NSWtba
186Under The Southern StarsGosford NSWtba
187Under The Southern StarsMelbourne VICtba
189Kiama Jazz and BluesKiamaNSWtba
190PanamaLone Star ValleyTAStba
191St Brigid’s Blues and RootsCrossleyVICtba
192Bluegrass Jam FestLake TabourieNSWtba
193Road To RomaRomaQLDtba
194Under The Southern StarsBrisbane QLDtba
195Pitch Music and ArtsMafeking VICtba
196Under The Southern StarsSunshine Coast QLDtba
197The Peninsula PicnicMornington VICtba
198Wollombi MusicWollombiNSWtba
199Narara MusicKariongNSWtba
200BoogieTallarook VICtba
201Sounds Of SummerInverlochVICtba
202Festival of Small Halls AutumnVarious tba
203Cullulleraine MusicCullulleraine VICtba
204St Kilda BluesMelbourneVICtba
205Field TripAdelaideSAtba
206Nukara MusicNansonWAtba
207Candelo VillageCandelo NSWtba
208MeadowBambra VICtba
209Summer SoundsBrisbaneQLDtba
210Groovin The MooAdelaideSAtba
211Mount Beauty MusicMount Beauty VICtba
212Groovin The MooMaitlandNSWtba
213Groovin The MooCanberra ACTtba
214Australian Celtic Glen InnesNSWtba
215Wide Open SpaceAlice SpringsNTtba
216Groovin The MooBendigoVICtba
217InvertedGold CoastQLDtba
218Groovin The MooTownsville QLDtba
220Groovin The MooBunburyWAtba
221Sunshine Coast UkeleleKenilworthQLDtba
222Next ExitVariousNSWtba
223Big Pineapple MusicWoombyeQLDtba
225Happy DazeMushroom ValleyQLDtba
226Mt Coot-tha SongwritersBrisbaneQLDtba
227Cronulla Jazz and BluesCronullaNSWtba
228Jazz By The BayBusseltonWAtba
229Top Half FolkAnnaburrooNTtba
230Mornington Winter MusicMorningtonVICtba
231Country and Inner WesternSydneyNSWtba
232Korumburra Southern LightsKorumburra VICtba
233Newport FolkNewportVICtba
234500 Miles of MusicVariousSAtba
235Nine LivesBrisbane QLDtba
236Lost In The GrooveBairnsdale VICtba
237Bush To BayHervey BayQLDtba
238Sydney Bluegrass & Old Time MusicSydneyNSWtba
239Neck Of The WoodsTownsvilleQLDtba
240Quasi Trad Tunes CampMarloVICtba
241Albany International Folk n ShantyAlbanyWAtba
242Umbrella VariousSAtba
243Huon Valley Mid-WinterGroveTAStba
244Winter BluesEuchuca/MoamaVIC/NSWtba
245Garma Festival of Traditional CulturesNhulunbuyNTtba
246Brisbane Winter SessionsBrisbaneQLDtba
247Urban MusterBrisbaneQLDtba
248Fresh ProduceTownsvilleQLDtba
249Winter WildApollo BayVICtba
250Fresh ProduceBunburyWAtba
251Fresh ProduceMaitlandNSWtba
252Fresh ProduceToowoombaQLDtba
253Redfest StrawberryClevelandQLDtba
254Maleny MusicMalenyQLDtba
255Big SoundBrisbaneQLDtba
256Fresh ProduceHobartTAStba
257Foots Hills Blues & RootsTownsvilleQLDtba
258Nimbin RootsNimbinNSWtba
260Fresh ProduceCanberraACTtba
261Irish & Celtic MusicYassNSWtba
262Guildford Banjo JamboreeGuildfordVICtba
263Fresh ProduceBendigoVICtba
264Wallaby CreekRossvilleQLDtba
265Bony Mountain MusicWarwickQLDtba
266Manjimup Bluegrass & Old Time MusicManjimupWAtba
267Mildura Country MusicMilduraVICtba
268Deni Ute MusterDeniliquinNSWtba
269Fresh ProduceAdelaideSAtba
270Caloundra MusicCaloundraQLDtba
271Uranquinty FolkUranquintyNSWtba
272Bush Traditions GatheringYassNSWtba
273Semaphore MusicSemaphoreSAtba
274VDM FestBiloelaQLDtba
275Nanga MusicNangaWAtba
276Port Fairy Spring MusicPort FairyVICtba
277Patchewollock MusicPatchewollockVICtba
278Katoomba Old TimeyKatoombaNSWtba
279Melbourne International JazzMelbourne VICtba
280River FolkWarburtonVICtba
281Coffs Harbour Buskers & ComedyCoffs HarbourQLDtba
282Full TiltMelbourneVICtba
283Grass Is GreenerCairnsQLDtba
285Imbil Acoustic Music ImbilQLDtba
286Airlie Beach Festival of MusicAirlie BeachQLDtba
287Groundwater Country MusicGold CoastQLDtba
288Blues at BridgetownBridgetownWAtba
289Phillip Island JazzPhillip IslandVICtba
290Wirrina Bluegrass and Acoustic RootsWirrina CoveSAtba
291Melbourne Music WeekMelbourneVICtba
292The Hills Are AliveLoch VICtba
293FeedbackGold CoastQLDtba
294Woodford FolkWoodfordQLDtba
295Bluestone BluesMurgheboluc VICtba
296Bayview Country PicnicBittern VICtba
297FOMOBrisbane QLDtba
298The Falls FremantleWAtba
299Festival of Small Halls SummerVarioustba
300Summer NightsMossvaleVICtba
302FOMOPerth WAtba
303FOMOSydney NSWtba
304FOMOMelbourne VICtba
305Beechworth MusicBeechworthVICtba
306Numeralla FolkNumerallaNSWtba
307Holy GreenEatons HillQLDtba
309Let Go FestMorningtonVICtba
312DefectedMelbourne VICtba
314Mornington Peninsula BluesMorningtonVICtba
315Sugarloaf RockMargaret RiverWAtba
316Whittlesea Country MusicWhittleseaVICtba
319Mountain SoundsGosfordNSWtba
320DefectedAdelaide SAtba
323BabylonCarapooee West VICtba
324Squire’s Beer and BBQFrankston VICtba
325Blues At The BriarMount Martha VICtba
327Farmer and the OwlWoolongongNSWtba
328Mordialloc Food Wine & MusicMordialloc VICtba
329A Sunny AfternoonWoolongongNSWtba
330Girrakool Blues & BBQKariong NSWtba
331Bayside Blues RedlandsCapalabaQLDtba
333River DazeBarhamNSWtba
335Terang Country MusicTerangVICtba
336Cutthroat FolkSydneyNSWtba
337Live At The ForeshoreNewcastleNSWtba
339Horsham Country MusicHorsham VICtba
340Day By The BayPoint CookVICtba
341Sounds From The VinesStanthorpeQLDtba
342Blenheim Music and CampingClare Valley SAtba
343Rupanyup Dirt MusicRupanyup VICtba
344Wind On WaterGeraldton WAtba
345Frankston MusicFrankston VICtba
346Surfers Paradise LiveSurfers ParadiseQLDtba
347The PlantingWoodfordiaQLDtba
348Kellybrook CiderWonga Park VICtba
349White Cliffs MusicWhite CliffsNSWtba
350Norfolk Island Country MusicKingstonNItba
351Bundanoon DanceFestBundanoon NSWtba
352SessionfestMorisset NSWtba
353Ballarat BluesBallaratVICtba
354Kilmore CelticKilmore VICtba
355Great Southern Cigar Box Guitar BallaratVICtba
357Bangalow BBQ & BluegrassBangalowNSWtba
358NorthwestPort HeadlandWAtba
359Neurum Creek MusicNeurum CreekQLDtba
360JOLT SonicMelbourneVICtba
361Spin OffAdelaideSAtba
362Field GoodInman ValleySAtba
363Cruising CountrySydneyNSWtba
364Out On The WeekendWilliamstownVICtba
365Marysville Jazz and BluesMarysvilleVICtba
366FKAHunter ValleyNSWtba
367Federation Square Blues MusicMelbourneVICtba
368Kyneton MusicKynetonVICtba
369Halls Gap Jazz BluesHalls GapVICtba
370Red White Amber & BluesCanberraACTtba
371Mount Hunter Country Music StampedeMount HunterNSWtba
372HOBOFOPOHobart TAStba
373A Hitch To The SticksWangarattaVICtba
374Ballina Country MusicBallinaNSWtba
375Australian Music WeekSydneyNSWtba
376Glenmaggie Blues and RootsGlenmaggieVICtba
377Majors CreekMajors CreekNSWtba
378Deni Uke MusterDeniliquinNSWtba
379PorchlandThe RangeSAtba
380Spilt MilkCanberraACTtba
381Spilt MilkBallaratVICtba
382Festival XBrisbaneQLDtba
383Festival XSydneyNSWtba
384Festival XMelbourneVICtba
385Brisbane Blues & RhythmBrisbaneQLDtba
386Blue Black BeatzMelbourneVICtba
387Hidden ForestShellharbourNSWtba
390Meredith MusicMeredithVICtba
391The Falls LorneVICtba
392Gulgong FolkGulgongNSWtba
393The Falls Marion BayTAStba
394The Falls Byron BayNSWtba
395Factory SummerBrisbaneQLDtba
396Listen OutBrisbaneQLDtba
397Listen OutMelbourneVICtba
398Listen OutPerthWAtba
399Listen OutSydneyNSWtba
400Factory SummerPerthWAtba
401Knight & DayBallaratVICtba
402Cedar Creek Bluegrass JamBrisbaneQLDtba
403The Backyard SeriesTownsvilleQLDtba
404The Backyard SeriesToowoombaQLDtba
405The Backyard SeriesMacKayQLDtba
406The Backyard SeriesGladstoneQLDtba
407Curdimurka Outback BallClayton StationSAtba
410Valley WaysCamdenNSWtba
Festival By NameLocationState
1500 Miles of MusicVariousSAtba
2A Day At The CreekMole CreekTAS26-Feb
3A Hitch To The SticksWangarattaVICtba
4A Sunny AfternoonWoolongongNSWtba
6Adelaide FringeAdelaide SA18-Feb20-Mar
7Agnes Blues Roots and RockAgnes WaterQLD18-Feb20-Feb
8Aireys Inlet Open MicAireys InletVIC18-Mar20-Mar
9Airlie Beach Festival of MusicAirlie BeachQLDtba
10Akoostic MusicWinghamNSW14-Oct16-Oct
11Albany International Folk n ShantyAlbanyWAtba
13Australian Blues MusicGoulburnNSW18-Nov20-Nov
14Australian Celtic Glen InnesNSWtba
15Australian Music WeekSydneyNSWtba
17BabylonCarapooee West VICtba
18Ballarat BluesBallaratVICtba
19Ballina Country MusicBallinaNSWtba
20Bangalow BBQ & BluegrassBangalowNSWtba
21Banyule Twilight SoundsMelbourneVIC12-Feb
23Bass in the GrassDarwinNT21-May
24Bayside Blues RedlandsCapalabaQLDtba
25Bayview Country PicnicBittern VICtba
26Beechworth MusicBeechworthVICtba
27Bello Winter MusicBellingenNSWtba
28Bendigo Blues and RootsBendigoVIC10-Feb13-Feb
29Beyond The ValleyLardner VICtba
30Big CountryBerryNSW7-May
31Big Pineapple MusicWoombyeQLDtba
32Big Red BashBirdsvilleQLD5-Jul7-Jul
33Big SoundBrisbaneQLDtba
34Blenheim Music and CampingClare Valley SAtba
35Blue Black BeatzMelbourneVICtba
36Blue Mountains ElvisKatoombaNSW3-Mar6-Mar
37Blue Mountains MusicKatoombaNSW18-Mar20-Mar
38Blue Mountains UkuleleKatoombaNSW11-Feb13-Feb
39Bluegrass Jam FestLake TabourieNSWtba
40Blues at BridgetownBridgetownWAtba
41Blues At The BriarMount Martha VICtba
42Blues on BroadbeachBroadbeachQLD19-May22-May
43BluesfestByron BayNSW14-Apr18-Apr
44Bluestone BluesMurgheboluc VICtba
45Bony Mountain MusicWarwickQLDtba
46BoogieTallarook VICtba
47Boyup Brook Country MusicBoyup BrookWA18-Feb20-Feb
49Brisbane Blues & RhythmBrisbaneQLDtba
50Brisbane Winter SessionsBrisbaneQLDtba
51Broken Hill Mundi Mundi BashBroken HillNSW21-Apr23-Apr
52Brunswick MusicMelbourneVIC4-Mar14-Mar
53Bruthen Blues and ArtsBruthenVIC18-Feb20-Feb
54Bundanoon DanceFestBundanoon NSWtba
55Burke & Wills FolkMia MiaVIC11-Mar14-Mar
56Burra Country MusicClare ValleySA18-Nov20-Nov
57Bush To BayHervey BayQLDtba
58Bush Traditions GatheringYassNSWtba
59Caloundra MusicCaloundraQLDtba
60Candelo VillageCandelo NSWtba
64Castlemaine JazzCastlemaine VIC10-Jun13-Jun
65Cedar Creek Bluegrass JamBrisbaneQLDtba
66Charlotte Pass Celtic Music CampCharlotte PassNSW1-Apr6-Apr
67Clarence Jazz FestivalHobartTAStba
68CMC Rocks QueenslandIpswichQLD21-Sep25-Sep
69Cobargo FolkCobargoNSW6-May8-May
70Coffs Harbour Buskers & ComedyCoffs HarbourQLDtba
71Come Together Music & ArtsElthamVIC19-Mar
72Cooly Rocks OnCoolangattaQLD8-Jun12-Jun
73Copper & Stone Music FestBurraSA5-Feb
74Country and Inner WesternSydneyNSWtba
75Country Music FestivalTamworthNSW14-Jan23-Jan
78Cronulla Jazz and BluesCronullaNSWtba
79Cruising CountrySydneyNSWtba
80Cullulleraine MusicCullulleraine VICtba
81Curdimurka Outback BallClayton StationSAtba
82Cutthroat FolkSydneyNSWtba
83Cygnet FolkCygnet TAS14-Jan16-Jan
84Dark MOFOHobart TAS15-Jun22-Jun
85Darwin FestivalDarwinNT4-Aug21-Aug
86Dashville SkylineBelfordNSW25-Feb27-Feb
87Day By The BayPoint CookVICtba
88Day On The LawnHobartTAS19-Feb
90DefectedMelbourne VICtba
92DefectedAdelaide SAtba
94Deni Uke MusterDeniliquinNSWtba
95Deni Ute MusterDeniliquinNSWtba
96Devil Country MusterSmithton TAS14-Feb20-Feb
97Devonport JazzDevonportTAS28-Jul31-Jul
98Dorrigo Folk and BluegrassDorrigoNSW21-Oct23-Oct
101DreamlandMelbourne VIC13-Mar
102Electric GardensSydneyNSW10-Apr
103Euroa MusicEuroaVIC26-Mar
104Factory SummerBrisbaneQLDtba
105Factory SummerPerthWAtba
108Farmer and the OwlWoolongongNSWtba
109Federation Square Blues MusicMelbourneVICtba
110FeedbackGold CoastQLDtba
111Festival of King IslandKing IslandTAS28-Jan29-Jan
112Festival of Small Halls AutumnVarious tba
113Festival of Small Halls SummerVarioustba
114Festival Of VoicesHobartTAS1-Jul14-Jul
115Festival XBrisbaneQLDtba
116Festival XSydneyNSWtba
117Festival XMelbourneVICtba
119Field DaySydneyNSW1-Jan
120Field GoodInman ValleySAtba
121Field TripAdelaideSAtba
122FKAHunter ValleyNSWtba
125Fleurieu FolkWillungaSA21-Oct23-Oct
127Folk By The SeaKiamaNSW23-Sep25-Sep
128FOMOBrisbane QLDtba
130FOMOPerth WAtba
131FOMOSydney NSWtba
132FOMOMelbourne VICtba
133Foots Hills Blues & RootsTownsvilleQLDtba
134Forth Valley Blues ForthTAS18-Mar19-Mar
135Frankston MusicFrankston VICtba
136Fresh ProduceTownsvilleQLDtba
137Fresh ProduceBunburyWAtba
138Fresh ProduceMaitlandNSWtba
139Fresh ProduceToowoombaQLDtba
140Fresh ProduceHobartTAStba
141Fresh ProduceCanberraACTtba
142Fresh ProduceBendigoVICtba
143Fresh ProduceAdelaideSAtba
144Full TiltMelbourneVICtba
146Furneaux IslandsFlinders IslandTAS21-Jan23-Jan
147Garma Festival of Traditional CulturesNhulunbuyNTtba
148Gellibrand River Blues & BlueberryGellibrandVIC30-Apr
149Gippsland Country MusicMossvaleVIC23-Apr
150Girgarre Moosic MusterGirgarre VIC5-Jan9-Jan
151Girrakool Blues & BBQKariong NSWtba
152Glenmaggie Blues and RootsGlenmaggieVICtba
153Gold Coast VibezStradbroke IsQLDtba
154Golden PlainsMeredithVICtba
155Goulburn Valley Country MusicSheppartonVIC10-Apr
156Grass Is GreenerCairnsQLDtba
157Great Alpine PickHarrietvilleVIC25-Feb27-Feb
158Great Australian BeerGeelongVIC15-Jan
159Great Southern Cigar Box Guitar BallaratVICtba
160Groovin The MooAdelaideSAtba
161Groovin The MooMaitlandNSWtba
162Groovin The MooCanberra ACTtba
163Groovin The MooBendigoVICtba
164Groovin The MooTownsville QLDtba
165Groovin The MooBunburyWAtba
166Groundwater Country MusicGold CoastQLDtba
167Guildford Banjo JamboreeGuildfordVICtba
168Gulgong FolkGulgongNSWtba
169Gympie MusterGympieQLD25-Aug28-Aug
170Halls Gap Jazz BluesHalls GapVICtba
171HandpickedLanghorne CreeKSA12-Nov
172Happy DazeMushroom ValleyQLDtba
173Hats Off To CountryTamworthNSW7-Jul10-Jul
174Healesville MusicHealesvilleVIC18-Feb20-Feb
175Hidden ForestShellharbourNSWtba
176HOBOFOPOHobart TAStba
177Holy GreenEatons HillQLDtba
178Honk! OzWollongongNSW6-Jan8-Jan
179Horsham Country MusicHorsham VICtba
180Huon Valley Mid-WinterGroveTAStba
181Illawarra FolkIllawarraNSW13-May15-May
182Imbil Acoustic Music ImbilQLDtba
183Inland Sea of SoundMt PanoramaNSWtba
184Inner Varnikatba VIC15-Apr17-Apr
185Inverloch JazzInverlochVIC5-Jul7-Jul
186InvertedGold CoastQLDtba
187Irish & Celtic MusicYassNSWtba
188Island Vibe Music & ArtsMinjerribahQLD17-Feb20-Feb
190Jazz By The BayBusseltonWAtba
191JOLT SonicMelbourneVICtba
192Julia Creek Dirt n DustJulia CreekQLD22-Apr24-Apr
193Jumpers & Jazz in JulyWarwickQLD21-Jul31-Jul
194Kangaroo Valley FolkKangaroo ValleyNSW14-Oct16-Oct
195Katoomba Old TimeyKatoombaNSWtba
196Kelly Country PickBeechworthVIC19-Aug21-Aug
197Kellybrook CiderWonga Park VICtba
198Kiama Jazz and BluesKiamaNSWtba
199Kilmore CelticKilmore VICtba
200Knight & DayBallaratVICtba
201Koroit IrishKoroitVIC29-Apr1-May
202Korumburra Southern LightsKorumburra VICtba
203Kyneton MusicKynetonVICtba
204Lake Charlegrark Country Music MarathonLake Charlegrack VIC18-Feb20-Feb
205Lake School of Celtic Music and DanceKoroit VICtba
206Land Of PlentySheppartonVIC9-Apr
213Let Go FestMorningtonVICtba
214Let Them Eat CakeWerribee VIC1-Jan
215Listen OutBrisbaneQLDtba
216Listen OutMelbourneVICtba
217Listen OutPerthWAtba
218Listen OutSydneyNSWtba
219Live At The ForeshoreNewcastleNSWtba
220Lost In The GrooveBairnsdale VICtba
221Lost ParadiseGlenworth ValleyNSWtba
222Macedon Ranges MusicGisborneVIC26-Mar
223Majors CreekMajors CreekNSWtba
224Maldon FolkMaldonVIC28-Oct31-Oct
225Maleny MusicMalenyQLDtba
226Man From Snowy River BushCorryong VIC7-Apr10-Apr
227Manjimup Bluegrass & Old Time MusicManjimupWAtba
228Marysville Jazz and BluesMarysvilleVICtba
229Marysville Music WeekendMarysvilleVIC11-Mar13-Mar
230MeadowBambra VICtba
231Melbourne International JazzMelbourne VICtba
232Melbourne Music WeekMelbourneVICtba
233Meredith MusicMeredithVICtba
234Merimbula JazzMerimbulaNSW10-Jun13-Jun
235Mildura Country MusicMilduraVICtba
236Mitchell Creek Rock ‘N’ BluesMary ValleyQLD16-Sep18-Sep
237MONA FOMALauncestonTAS21-Jan23-Jan
238MONA FOMAHobartTAStba
239Moo-sic MusterGirgarre VIC5-Jan9-Jan
240Mordialloc Food Wine & MusicMordialloc VICtba
241Mornington Country Music Mount MarthaVIC19-Mar
242Mornington Peninsula BluesMorningtonVICtba
243Mornington Winter MusicMorningtonVICtba
244Mount Beauty MusicMount Beauty VICtba
245Mount Hunter Country Music StampedeMount HunterNSWtba
246Mountain SoundsGosfordNSWtba
248Mt Coot-tha SongwritersBrisbaneQLDtba
249Music In The VinesMacarthur VIC5-Feb
251Nanga MusicNangaWAtba
252Nannup MusicNannupWA4-Mar7-Mar
253Narara MusicKariongNSWtba
254National Celtic Port ArlingtonVIC10-Jun13-Jun
255National FolkCanberra ACT14-Apr18-Apr
256Neck Of The WoodsTownsvilleQLDtba
257Neurum Creek MusicNeurum CreekQLDtba
258Newport FolkNewportVICtba
259Newstead LiveNewsteadVIC21-Jan24-Jan
260Next ExitVariousNSWtba
261Nimbin RootsNimbinNSWtba
262Nine LivesBrisbane QLDtba
263Norfolk Island Country MusicKingstonNItba
264Northern BeachesNarrabeenNSW4-Sep6-Sep
265NorthwestPort HeadlandWAtba
266NQ’s Rock’n Country McKayQLD19-Aug21-Aug
267Nukara MusicNansonWAtba
268Numeralla FolkNumerallaNSWtba
269NYE On The HillKernotVIC30-Jan1-Jan
270Ocean SoundsChurchill IslandVIC9-Jan
272Out On The WeekendWilliamstownVICtba
273Palm Creek FolkMount SurroundQLD9-Jun12-Jun
274PanamaLone Star ValleyTAStba
275Parkes Elvis FestivalParkes NSW20-Apr24-Apr
276Patchewollock MusicPatchewollockVICtba
277Paynesville MusicPaynesville VICtba
278Peak MusicPerisherNSW10-Jun13-Jun
279Peninsula SummerMornington PeninsulaVIC1-Jan12-Jan
280Penola Coonawarra Acoustic Music GatheringPenolaSA18-Mar20-Mar
281Perth FestivalPerthWA11-Feb6-Mar
282Phillip Island JazzPhillip IslandVICtba
283Pitch Music and ArtsMafeking VICtba
284PorchlandThe RangeSAtba
285Port Fairy FolkPort FairyVIC11-Mar14-Mar
286Port Fairy JazzPort FairyVIC11-Feb13-Feb
287Port Fairy Spring MusicPort FairyVICtba
288Quasi Trad Music MelbourneMelbourneVICtba
289Quasi Trad Tunes CampMarloVICtba
290Queenscliff MusicQueenscliffVIC25-Nov27-Nov
291Red Country MusicPort HeadlandWA4-Jun
292Red White Amber & BluesCanberraACTtba
293Redfest StrawberryClevelandQLDtba
295River Boats MusicEchuca / MoamaVIC/NSW18-Feb20-Feb
296River DazeBarhamNSWtba
297River FolkWarburtonVICtba
298Road To RomaRomaQLDtba
299Rolling HillsEatons HillQLD5-Mar
300Rupanyup Dirt MusicRupanyup VICtba
301Sale MusicSaleVIC7-Mar
302Sandford Bush and MusicSandford VIC11-Mar14-Mar
303Sandford Bush MusicSanfordVIC11-Mar14-Mar
304Savannah In The RoundMareebaQLD30-Sep2-Oct
305Semaphore MusicSemaphoreSAtba
306SessionfestMorisset NSWtba
307Seven SistersMt MarthaVIC17-Mar20-Mar
308Share The SpiritMelbourne VICtba
309Sound WestSydneyNSW30-Mar3-Apr
310Sounds From The VinesStanthorpeQLDtba
311Sounds Of SummerInverlochVICtba
312Spilt MilkCanberraACTtba
313Spilt MilkBallaratVICtba
314Spin OffAdelaideSAtba
315Splendour In The GrassByron BayNSW22-Jul24-Jul
316Squire’s Beer and BBQFrankston VICtba
317St Albans FolkSt Albans NSW22-Apr25-Apr
318St Brigid’s Blues and RootsCrossleyVICtba
319St KildaMelbourneVIC5-Feb13-Feb
320St Kilda BluesMelbourneVICtba
322Stony Creek Mini MusterWoodford QLD8-Apr10-Apr
323Strawberry FieldsTocumwalNSW25-Mar27-Mar
324Sugarloaf RockMargaret RiverWAtba
325Summer NightsMossvaleVICtba
326Summer SaltHunter ValleyNSW29-Jan
327Summer SaltWoolongongNSW30-Jan
328Summer SaltHobartTAS6-Feb
329Summer SaltCoolangattaQLD20-Feb
330Summer SaltBallaratVIC27-Feb
331Summer SaltFremantleWA6-Mar
332Summer SaltGlenelgSA20-Mar
333Summer SoundsAdelaideSAtba
334Summer SoundsMelbourneVICtba
335Summer SoundsBrisbaneQLDtba
336Sun CycleMelbourneVIC1-Jan
337Sunshine Coast UkeleleKenilworthQLDtba
338Super Fun DayEatons HillQLD26-Mar
339Surfers Paradise LiveSurfers ParadiseQLDtba
340Sydney Bluegrass & Old Time MusicSydneyNSWtba
341Sydney FestivalSydneyNSW5-Jan30-Jan
342Sydney FolkSydneyNSW19-Aug21-Aug
343Tablelands FolkYungaburraQLD21-Oct23-Oct
344Tamar Valley FolkGeorge Town TAStba
345Ten Days On The IslandVariousTAS2022
346Terang Country MusicTerangVICtba
347The Backyard SeriesTownsvilleQLDtba
348The Backyard SeriesToowoombaQLDtba
349The Backyard SeriesMacKayQLDtba
350The Backyard SeriesGladstoneQLDtba
351The Falls FremantleWAtba
352The Falls LorneVICtba
353The Falls Marion BayTAStba
354The Falls Byron BayNSWtba
355The Gum BallBelford NSW22-Apr24-Apr
356The Hills Are AliveLoch VICtba
357The Lost LandsWerribeeVIC28-Oct30-Oct
358The Peninsula PicnicMornington VICtba
359The PlantingWoodfordiaQLDtba
360This ThatNewcastleNSW26-Feb
361This ThatSandstone PtQLD5-Mar
362Thredbo BluesThredboNSW28-Jan30-Jan
363Top Half FolkAnnaburrooNTtba
364Torch FestSydneyNSW19-Feb
365Torch FestCanberraACT5-Mar
366Torch FestMelbourneVIC26-Mar
367Torch FestBrisbaneQLD10-Apr
368Ultra AustraliaMelbourneVIC5-Mar
369Umbrella VariousSAtba
370Undara Outback Rock and BluesUndaraQLD22-Apr24-Apr
371Under The Southern StarsAdelaideSA18-Mar20-Mar
372Under The Southern StarsPerthWAtba 
373Under The Southern StarsMornington Peninsula VICtba
374Under The Southern StarsYarrawonga VICtba
375Under The Southern StarsSydney NSWtba
376Under The Southern StarsWollongongNSWtba
377Under The Southern StarsNewcastle NSWtba
378Under The Southern StarsGosford NSWtba
379Under The Southern StarsMelbourne VICtba
380Under The Southern StarsBrisbane QLDtba
381Under The Southern StarsSunshine Coast QLDtba
382Under Western SkiesDubboNSW19-Mar
383UNIFY GatheringTarwin VIC20-Jan23-Jan
384Uranquinty FolkUranquintyNSWtba
385Urban MusterBrisbaneQLDtba
386Valley Sounds AcousticWandinVIC27-Mar
387Valley WaysCamdenNSWtba
388VDM FestBiloelaQLDtba
389Vivid SydneySydneyNSW27-May18-Jun
390Wallaby CreekRossvilleQLDtba
391Wangaratta Jazz and BluesWangarattaVIC28-Oct30-Oct
393White Cliffs MusicWhite CliffsNSWtba
394Whittlesea Country MusicWhittleseaVICtba
395Wide Open SpaceAlice SpringsNTtba
396Wind On WaterGeraldton WAtba
397Winter BluesEuchuca/MoamaVIC/NSWtba
398Winter SoundsDaylesfordVIC15-Jul17-Jul
399Winter WildApollo BayVICtba
401Winton’s Way Out WestWinton QLD1-Apr3-Apr
402Wirrina Bluegrass and Acoustic RootsWirrina CoveSAtba
403Wollombi MusicWollombiNSWtba
405Woodford FolkWoodfordQLDtba
406Yackandandah Folk YackandandahVIC25-Mar27-Mar
407Yarra Junction Fiddlers ConventionYarra JunctionVIC11-Feb13-Feb
408Yarrabah Music and CulturalYarrabahQLD30-Apr
410Yours and OwlsWollongongNSW2-Apr3-Apr

Music festivals Australia 2022

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Music festivals Australia 2022

Music festivals Australia 2022

Music festivals Australia 2022

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  1. Hi Rob
    Amazing work BUT Aus entry #1
    Illawarra FF is cancelled for 2022 and Cygnet FF (same weekend omitted!!

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    • Hi Erin. Not sure what you mean. Line through 2022 means means Illawarra not proceeding. Cygnet dates look OK. Am I missing something? Cheers Rob

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