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

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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.

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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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Making a ‘Treaty’ With Yothu Yindi

As one of the Whitsundays’ traditional owners, Esther Gabey is used to attending large events for the ‘Welcome to Country’.

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Festival Fans Say ‘I Do’ On Stage

Not everyone gets to ask the love of their life to marry them in front of more than 2,500 people, but that’s what happened to Roy Illingworth on Saturday afternoon.

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Join The Festival Jam

A parade of musicians will take the music up the street from KC’s Bar and Grill, all the way to the Airlie Beach lagoon.

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Promoter’s Pick

From Australia’s king of country, to our favourite blues and roots artist, there is something for every musical taste.

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Kids In The Big Top

When Paula Hovey decided to create a performance platform for young people in the Whitsundays, little did she know it would lead them to the Airlie Beach Festival of Music main stage, alongside nationally renowned acts.

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Festival Gives Musicians Passport to Airlie

From Darwin to Melbourne and everywhere in between, 225 acts entered what has now become Australia’s largest live, original music movement.

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