Get Ready to Rumble in Paradise!

Get Ready to Rumble in Paradise!

Slip on your dancing shoes and get ready to rumble with the best of Blues, Roots and Rock in the Great Barrier Reef’s Sensational Deep South! 


The 15th Agnes Blues, Roots & Rock Festival rocks out next weekend from 4pm Friday 17th through to 4pm Sunday 19th February. 

A sizzling summer line-up of 40+ bands across three jam-packed days of live music and  two stages will be headlined by national treasures Busby Marou and MC’ed by  entertainment legend Frankie J Holden OAM! 

The Gladstone Region flag will be flying high, with local artists including Chris Bax,  Brittany-Elise, 7 Whales in Moscow, Murphy Road and Railmotor set to pack dance floors  alongside Festival favs Olivia Ruth, Hussy Hicks, Round Mountain Girls, Devil’s Kiosk  and 8 Ball Aitken. 

There’ll be a licensed bar, 20+ fantastic food vendors and markets to suit all tastes plus plenty of undercover space to chill out or dance your funky socks off. 

A shuttle bus circuit will service the main areas of Agnes Water and Town of 1770 for just $2pp per ride throughout the Festival. 

An additional program of free Satellite events at local venues for a worthy cause, launches  next Thursday 16th February, grooving into Sunday evening after the main Festival  concludes.  

3-Day Festival Tickets are great value, selling fast at $175. Book on and check out everything you need to get Festival-ready – including the Satellite event details. 

The Agnes Blues, Roots & Rock Festival is power-housed each year by a dedicated,  passionate team from Discovery Coast Tourism & Commerce. They know that every time a new visitor journeys to the stunning Southern Great Barrier Reef, they fall in love with  its beauty and attractions.  

#AgnesBluesFest is just one of many fabulous reasons for new visitors to travel to this  stunning region and share unforgettable experiences with locals and friends at least once  a year. There’s no better time to get down to Funky Town – we’ll see you on the dance  floor! 

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