Thredbo Blues Festival is back this January with a full lineup

A massive line-up of talented blues artists will make their way to the Snowy Mountains to join the Thredbo Blues Festival between 28 – 30 January 2022. Three days of the best of the blues, good food, wine and awesome times is set to bring blues revellers and festival goers to the mountains.

Blues lovers will enjoy the intimate feel of the festival with over 60 performances from more than 20 different acts performing in local bars, restaurants and outdoor venues in Thredbo Village.

“I cannot wait to hear some great live music filling the Valley again, centred in our beautiful Thredbo Village. Thredbo Blues Festival 2022 boasts an amazing line-up of exceptional blues artists, combined with a vibrant village atmosphere. We are all set to stage an unforgettable festival in January 2022,” said Jen Wilson, Thredbo Blues Festival Organiser.

This year’s celebration features a blues honour roll of artists. Ray Beadle & The Hi Tones will return by popular demand, along with Nathan Cavaleri, Lloyd Speigel, Fiona Boyes Band and Foreday Riders.

Thredbo crowd favourites 19 Twenty will be back and the rocking Simon Kinny Lewis Band will bring back the ultimate blues vibes. Darren Jack Band, Steve Edmonds, Mitch Grainger, The Sun Bears, Rory Ellis, Nick Charles & Mick Pealing, Mike Elrington are just a handful of other amazing artists on the packed line up.

As a welcome treat, Australia’s highest restaurant, Eagles Nest is hosting a “Blues Lunch” where guests can enjoy two courses with a drink on arrival.

A limited number of early bird festival passes are now on sale, costing $159 per adult. Full priced festival passes will be $189 per adult. A one full-day pass can be purchased at the festival and costs $95 for adults and $47.5 for students. Children under 14 years can attend for free.

Full weekend passes also include free chairlift and Gondola access from noon on Friday to 4pm Sunday.

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