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2020 FESTIVAL CANCELLED

The Airlie Beach Festival of Music team are saddened to announce that the 2020 festival has been cancelled due to the ongoing effects of Covid-19.
Airlie Beach Festival of Music will be back bigger and better than ever, November 5 – 7, 2021.

2021 FIRST LINEUP ANNOUNCEMENT COMING SOON

PARTY IN PARADISE OVER 5 DAYS

This is how we roll in Airlie Beach.

Beach Jam Session

Every year the Airlie Beach Festival of Music kicks off with a jam session on the main beach on the esplanade. Indigenous dancers perform a welcome to country and musicians jam by the Coral Sea before moving to Beaches Bar & Grill in the main street of Airlie Beach.

Thursday

Day 1

On Friday, the small coastal town of Airlie Beach will come alive to the sounds of music. Festival acts play across 18 venues throughout Airlie Beach including the main tent at the Whitsunday Sailing Club.

Friday

Day 2

With the official program continuing through the afternoon and evening. Everything is fully equipped - no need to bring camping chairs.

Saturday

Day 3

Start your Sunday with a brunch set to live music at one of the venues on the Airlie Beach Main Street. Then move to the main tent where the final day's program gets underway at 1pm. The festival finale is always an experience not to be missed.

Sunday

After Party

Beat the Monday blues with the Airlie Beach Festival of Music after-party at Northerlies. Free entry to all 3 day festival arm bands.

Monday

THE HEART OF LIVE MUSIC

Live music at the Heart of the Great Barrier Reef

Set for November 5-7, 2021, and now in its eight year, the Airlie Beach Festival of Music is fast becoming one of Queensland’s premier live music events. Only in Airlie Beach can you see 74 bands alongside 74 islands in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef. With jaw-dropping sea views from the main tent at the Whitsunday Sailing Club, it’s a party like no other in a tropical paradise. Watch big name acts and discover new talent – there is something for every musical taste. Experience a town coming alive to the sound of music. With live entertainment spread throughout 18 venues, the atmosphere is electric.

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ABFOM Cancelled for 2020

The Airlie Beach Festival of Music team are saddened to announce that the 2020 festival has been cancelled due to the ongoing effects of Covid-19. Although the festival team have been looking into ways to produce a Covid safe event, with the rising cases of Coronavirus in Victoria there are now too many uncertainties for

Thank You For The Music

Gavin Butlin had tears streaming down his face when John Williamson sang his ‘True Blue’ hits at the Airlie Beach Festival of Music over the weekend.

Lashings of Talent

When Sheridan and Lauren Harvey set off from Melbourne to Airlie Beach, little did they know they were on their way to becoming national winners.

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1 DAY PASS

$150

1 Day Access to Main Tent

Free Access to All Other Venues

Passport to Airlie Schedule

3 DAY PASS EARLY BIRD RATE

$250

3 Day Access to Main Tent

Priority Access to all other Venues

Passport to Airlie Schedule

VIP 3 DAY PASS

$1000

3 Day Access to VIP Section in Main Tent

Priority Access to all other Venues

Passport to Airlie Schedule

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