Airlie Beach Music Festival
Airlie Beach Music Festival
|Date:||7th Nov 2014 - 9th Nov 2014|
|Venue:||Various venues, Airlie Beach|
|Categories:||Concerts; Public Events; Performances|
|Prices:||$260 Three Day Pass |
$120 One Day Pass Fri/Sat or Sun
‘Additional fees and charges may apply’
|Tickets on sale:|
$260 Standard ticket price for Three Day Pass.
$120 One Day pass, have to select day Fri/Sat or Sun.
Credit card & EFT charges apply.
- Entry to each venue will be subject to venue capacity on the day.
- 18+ event > no ID no entry.
The 2nd Airlie Beach Music Festival is gearing up for another massive musical weekend come November 7th 8th 9th when 74 acts roll into Airlie Beach to play in 18 venues over 3 days.
Aussie rock legends such as the Screaming Jets, Mark Seymour(Hunters & Collectors), Jon English, 1927, Eurogliders, John Paul Young, The Radiators, Shane Howard (Goanna), Phil Emmanuel, Mal Eastick and Kevin Borich will rock the big top tent at the idyllic location of Whitsunday SailingClub with the coral sea lapping at their feet.
Last years crowd favourites 8 Ball Aitken, Wanita Queen of Honky Tonk, Mason Rack Band, Blue Ruins, Hill Billy Goats, Lance Friend, and The Bostocks will all make a welcome return for 2014.
The Festival starts 10am Friday in 18 Airlie Beach venues from Club Croc to Whitsunday Sailing Club and almost everywhere in between.
Over 250 musicians will be on show to perform a wide range of musical genres from Rock to Reggae, Blues, Country, Folk and even Hip Hop.
Steady Eddy is also on the line up this year as a guest MC.
(Venue List Whitsunday Sailing Club (WSC) , Club Croc Resort, Abell Point Marina,Sorrento's, Down Under Bar, Nomads Backpackers-Shed Bar, Beaches, Magnums Hotel, Phoenix Bar, Easy Café, KCs Bar & Grill, Shipwrecked, Fish Devine, Capers, Mangrove Jacks, Paddys Shenanigans, Anchor Bar and an all ages Acoustic Market Stage.)
Ticket holders have the option of bar hopping on the main street or enjoying the free transport provided to deliver them to the outer venues of their choice.
Ticket holders will also have access to all venues and be guaranteed to see all their favourite acts. Not all venues will be free entry this year.
Ticket holders will also have access to free transport after the festival finishes each night!
Live music from all over in Australia and NZ will be performing in venues Fri-Sun 10am till 4pm and then the headliners start up in the WSC main tent from 5-12 Fri Sat 4-10pm Sun.
Only 3000 tickets are available for the main event and Promoter Gavin (Butto) Butlin has warned music fans not to wait too late as tickets were selling fast with 1000 early birds already long gone!
"We came close last year and we expect to sell out before the event this year". Butto said.
Butto says he not surprised as everyone had such a ball last year and was returning this year with friends.
"The town was 40% booked the Monday after last year's festival and is about 80% booked already and why not it's a perfect place for a music festival!!"
The ABMF has 74 top class acts and also held east coast Battle of the Bands competition in 8 locations from Cairns to Newcastle to find 8 winners to top off the line up.
All 8 regional winners will battle it out again at Magnums Hotel to win a coveted spot on WSC main stage on Sunday.
Competition was fierce and the some amazing acts were discovered.
The Blue on Blue cover competition is also well under way with musicians from all over Australia recording their version of iconic Whitsunday singer songwriter Kieran McCarthy's Blue on Blue. Musicians are competing for $15,000 worth of music holiday prizes including Flights to the Great Barrier Reef, VIP Tickets, Accommodation, Photo shoots and loads of other cool prizes.