Ready to party?!

Ready to party?!

Get your dancing shoes ready and let the party begin with the best in Blues, Roots and Rock in the Great Barrier Reef’s Sensational Deep South!

At the 2023 Agnes Blues, Roots & Rock Festival, you will be treated to three jam-packed days of fantastic music from 40 bands!

The 15th Agnes Blues, Roots & Rock Festival will be rocking out next month from 4pm on Friday 17 February, through to 4pm Sunday 19 February.

Start off the year in style with a sizzling line-up of live music across TWO stages, headlined by national treasures Busby Marou, and MC’ed by entertainment legend Frankie J. Holden OAM!

The 3-Day Festival Tickets are great value and selling fast at $175, so grab yourself some groovy goodness now.

There’s lots of live music, a licensed bar, variety of fantastic food vendors and markets to suit all tastes. And undercover space to chill out, or room to dance your socks off.

The shuttle bus circuit services the main areas of Agnes Water & the Town of 1770 for just $2pp per ride, over the whole weekend. Watch the festival Facebook page to see the shuttle map and details soon.

Check out the full Playing Schedule on the back cover this edition, or on the festival website and plan to discover new music, enjoy your festival favourites and get up close and personal to learn new skills in one of the unique and inspiring festival workshops.

The Agnes Blues, Roots & Rock Festival is now brought to life and power-housed each year behind-the-scenes and front-of-house by a dedicated and passionate team from Discovery Coast Tourism & Commerce (DCTC).

“The concept of this incredible event during the trough period in Agnes Water & 1770 is such an enormous benefit. We’re grateful it is so well supported by artists, patrons, local businesses and our marvellous volunteer crew, every year,” said President Amber Rodgers.

The volunteer contributions for this annual festival come from DCTC supporters, Lions Club members, Discovery Coast Environment Group, SES, 1770 Dragonboaters and so many more regulars. It’s all part of the vibrant atmosphere created, where local community works well together to support the Agnes Blues, Roots & Rock Festival experience for all – making it truly unforgettable!

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