Think New Orleans, Mississippi, Chicago and now, the Gold Coast. For a celebration of blues music like no other, don’t miss the annual Blues on Broadbeach Music Festival. From 26 to 29 May, the Gold Coast will once more play host to one of Australia’s iconic blues festivals. Celebrate the best in blues by the crystal turquoise waters of the stunning Gold Coast. What could be better!

Since its inception in 2002, the Blues on Broadbeach Music Festival has attracted over 400,000 spectators. It’s a showcase of fine blues bands and artists from Australia and internationally, and incredibly, it’s all free. This year over 40 bands and artists will entertain crowds at stages in Broadbeach Mall, Surf Parade and Victoria Park. With its relaxed, village-like atmosphere it’s a truly unique setting for all things blues. Wander between stages and soak up the ambience or don your dancing shoes. Artists this year will include veteran US bluesmen Doc Span, Wiley Reed and Austin “Walkin’ Cane”.

And while you immerse yourself in the blues, you can also bask in all things Gold Coast. Discover world class cuisine, fantastic shopping, bars and clubs to keep you dancing til dawn, and of course, the gorgeous natural beauty of the Gold Coast beaches and Hinterland. There’s plenty to keep you entertained day and night, or you can head back to your luxurious accommodation to relax and rejuvenate.

Ready for the best in beach and blues? Visit our site today for a selection of some of the finest Gold Coast accommodation on offer.