Queensland Music Festivals To Watch Out For! [2017]

It is getting close to that time of year that all music lovers look forward to, when the festival season starts ramping up on the Sunshine Coast and across Queensland. It will start this February (2017) until October! You can then have fun and cheer your favourite  bands.

To ensure that you’ll be able to see all the acts you want, and to know how much you need to get into the venue, you can just refer to the list of 2017 Queensland music festivals:


Agnes Blues, Roots and Rock Festival

Date: 03/01/2017 to 03/01/2017


Price: $154 ($121 for early birds) / $66 Friday Night / $100 Saturday Night / $66 Sunday Night


Prepare yourself for a festival worth going during summer as you get to enjoy country blues music from the likes of 8 Ball Aitken. This 3-day ocean-side music festival will also feature the family band, The Twine, who will provide fantastic and soulful  the blues music. This awesome festival is right near the Southern Great Barrier Reef and during the off times of the festival, you can explore the Capricorn Region and be mesmerised by  the beauty of the great ocean.

You can buy tickets through their website for $154 and get a $33 discount for the early bird promo!


CMC Rocks Queensland

Date: 03/24/2017 to 03/26/2017

Price: $299.00 (3 days)


Rock to the music of: The Dixie Chicks, Brothers 3, Adam Harvey, Caitlyn Shadbolt, Charles Esten, Little Big Town, and 22 others! Expect a particularly special time in 2017, as this camping festival will be celebrating their 10th anniversary!

Camp out after you listen to the top-rated local bands and enjoy the 10th year celebration of the biggest music festival in Queensland.


Bleach* Festival

Date: 03/31/2017 to 04/16/2017

Price: FREE


Have an amazing time at the beach with the Bleach* Festival 2017! Enjoy some of the best local and international contemporary artists absolutely free! It is a 17-day long event and the festivities are not only limited to music. Many artistic features can be enjoyed such as pop-up art installations, outdoor film, theatre, and many others! Definitely, this is a great time to have fun with  your family and friends.


Surfers Paradise Live

Date: 04/28/2017 to 04/30/2017

Price: FREE


Another awesome free festival – Surfers Paradise Live is the biggest festival ever to hit Surfers Paradise

The three-day festival will play host to a bunch of great bands across the multiple stages, headlined this year by the Veronicas. The eclectic mix of genres will ensure there is something for everyone and the spread of stages means that you will be able to hear the music throughout the entire township. It is a festival that really sees Surfers Paradise come alive.

A free event which welcomes all ages – how could you do better than live music in paradise?


Blues on Broadbeach

Date: 05/18/2017 to 05/21/2017

Price: FREE


Prepare for some food for the soul! Bonnie Tyler, Ian Moss, and Slim Jim Phantom, and many others will be at this years Blues on Broadbeach for some relaxing fun and excitement on the Gold Coast. This 4-day event is also known to be an environmentally friendly festival, contributing to lessening the carbon footprint. And best of all it is free!


Music in The Mulga

Date: 05/18/2017 to 05/21/2017

Price: $140 (4 days)


This country rock music festival gives you a feeling of a family gathering in an outback style. This event may be located in a small town using a working sheep and cattle property as the venue site, but they are prepared to give you to a big music event. This festival isn’t just limited to enjoying amazing music, but also to  having the chance to participate in a charity auction, a celebrity cook-off and some fun with the classic yabby race!

Acts announced so far include Beccy Cole and Jonny Taylor but tune in to their website for more of their line-up announcements. Avail  tickets that are priced from $30 for 1 day (except Saturday) up to $140!


Big Pineapple Music Festival

Date: 05/27/2017

Price: Not Currently Available


A new but popular music festival the, Big Pineapple Music Festival takes its name from the heritage listed famous Queensland landmark. Coming into its fourth year, each previous weekend has sold out so it is a good idea to get onto tickets early.

The festival itself is a 3 day camping festival known for its awesome local and international acts

Have a great view of the concert as you sit down on a grassy and sloping amphitheatre. And if you’re travelling from interstate or overseas make sure you check out the actual Big Pineapple before you leave – it is one of the most photographed “big” thing in Australia.


Cooly Rocks On

Date: 06/07/2017 to 06/11/2017

Price: FREE


Be at the biggest rock and roll event with a queue of cars on the streets. This jam-packed 5-day festival is a Queensland signature event. This also showcases the events of the year 2016 such as the poodle parade, retro markets, dance championships, Miss Cooly Rocks On and the Street Parade! Don’t worry though, the organisers heard your cries and made this family-friendly event FREE!

50 bands have already signed up for this one-of-a-kind event; so, don’t miss it! Bring in your car and be in your best rocking outfit for Cooly Rocks On!