Blues On Broadbeach Music Festival has been delighting the Gold Coast for 17 years and with the release of 2018’s huge first line up they show no signs of stopping any time soon.
Keeping in tradition of massive international acts, 2018’s May event will be headlined by five time Grammy Award-winner and Blues Hall of Famer Robert Cray, Memphis five piece Southern Avenue and garage-blues rockers Kid Congo & The Pink Money Birds.
Also joining the line-up from closer to home will be New Zealand legend Jon Stevens and iconic Aussie rock band The Screaming Jets.
Rounding off the first line up are huge international and local acts including Karl S Williams, Elien Jewell, Charlie A’Court, 19 Twenty, Karen Lee Andrews and The Satellites.
"It’s great to see how much the Blues On Broadbeach Music Festival has progressed," Festival Director, Mark Duckworth, said.
"The program continues to expand with more international acts, and venues like The Star contributing to the festival’s growth."
See the full first line-up for Blues On Broadbeach below.
The Robert Cray Band
The Screaming Jets
Kid Congo & The Pink Monkey Birds
Karl S Willians
Karen Lee Andrews
Justin Yap Band
Mason Rack Band
PJ O’Brien Band
Christina Crofts Band
Benny D Williams
Titan Payne & The Big Sydeco Express
Jesse Valach Presents Blue Mountain
Sunny Coast Rude Boys
Hell and Whisky
more to be announced
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Borumba Deer Park, Imbil
Mulwala Water Ski Club, Mulwala
Mary Ann Reserve, Mannum
Hotel Rottnest, Rottnest Island
Mornington Racecourse, Mornington
Country Club, Prospect
The Old Mount Gambier Gaol, Mount Gambier
North Gardens, Ballarat
Mackay Park, Batemans Bay
Bella Vista Farm, Bella Vista
Sandstone Point Hotel, Sandstone Point