Festivals, Cruises & Major Roots Music Events

This page also lists overseas festivals, so you can combine your next trip with some music and dancing fun.

Annual Festivals and Cruises




Jan 5-7-18

The Rhythm Collision

Riverside, CA, USA

Jan 6-8-19

Kustom Nationals

Phillip Island, Vic, Aus

Jan 9-13-19

Parkes Elvis Festival

Parkes, NSW, Aus

Jan 18-27-19

Tamworth Country Music Festival

Tamworth, NSW, Aus

Jan 27-Feb 1-19

Outlaw Country Cruise

ex Tampa, FL, USA

Feb 2-3-18

Hot Rod & Hatters Annual Car Show

Lockhart, TX, USA

Feb 3-10-19

Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise

ex Ft. Lauderdale, FL, USA

Feb 7-10 -19

The Rockin'Race Jamboree

Torremolinos, Costa del Sol, Spain

Feb 7-10-19

Ballarat Beat Rockabilly Festival

Ballarat, Vic, Aus

Feb 8-11-18

Australian Blues Music Festival

Goulburn, NSW, Aus

Feb 15-18-18

Boyup Brook Country Music Festival

Boyup Brook, WA, Aus

Feb 15-18-18

Rosebery Festival

Rosebery, TAS, Aus

Feb 16-17-19

Lake Charlegrark Country Music Festival

Lake Charlegrark, VIC, Aus

Feb 24-25-18

Woodstock Country Muster

Kellerberin, WA, Aus

Mar 9-11-18

Kiama Jazz & Blues Festival

Kiama, Illawarra area, NSW, Aus

Mar 9-12-18 

It's still R'n'R to me Weekender

Brean Sands, Somerset, UK

Mar 15-19-18

Shake Rattle and Roll Weekender

Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, UK

Mar 16-17-18

Forth Valley Blues Festival

Forth Valley, TAS, Aus

Mar 16-18-18

Minden Live Music Festival

Minden, QLD, Aus

Mar 16-18-18

Ararat Jailhouse Rock Festival

Ararat, VIC, Aus

March 22-24-19

Yackandandah Folk Festival

Yackandandah, VIC, Aus 

Mar 23-25-18 

Karuah Bluegrass Music Festival

Karuah, NSW, Aus

Mar 23-25-18 

Kurri Kurri Nostalgia Festival

Hunter Valley Region, NSW, Aus

Mar 27-31 -19

Beach Hop - NZ Nostalgia Festival

Whangamata, New Zealand

Mar 29-30 -18

Blenheim Music & Camping Festival

Blenheim, SA, Aus

April 4-7-19

The Man from the Snowy River Festival

Corryong, Vic, Aus

April 13-14-18 

Rocking Dublin Blowout

Carrickarnon, Louth, Ireland

Apr 13-15-19

Juke Joint Festival

Clarksdale, Mississippi, USA

April 18-22-19


Byron Bay, NSW, Aus

Apr 18-21-19

Viva Las Vegas

The Orleans Hotel, Las Vegas, USA

Apr 26-30-18

Good Rockin' Tonight

Attignat (01), France

Apr 27-28-18

Beerfarm Rodeo

Metricup, WA, Aus

May 4-6-18

Caboolture River Country

Caboolture, Qld, Aus

May 4-6-18

Riverland Rock'n'Roll Festival

McCoy Street, Waikerie, SA, Aus

May 4-6-18

Beale Street Music Festival

Tom Lee Park,Memphis, TN, USA

May 4-6-18

Black & White Rock'n'Roll Weekend

Hotel Eger, Hungary

May 8-13-18

Elsas Rock & Jive Festival

Shiltigheim, France

May 11-13-18

Cotton Patch Blues Fest

Holly Springs, Mississippi, USA

May 11-20-18

Ord Valley Muster

Kununurra, WA, Aus

May 17-20-18

Music in the Mulga

Eulo, QLD, Aus

May 17-20-18

Blues on Broadbeach

Gold Coast, QLD, Aus

May 18-21-18

Rock'n'Roll Weekender

Astoria Halle Walldorf, Germany

May 18-21-18

Hemsby Rock'n'Roll Weekender 

Hemsby, Norfolk,  UK

May 25-26-18

Nashville Boogie

Gaylord Opryland Resort, TN, USA

May 31 - Jun 2-18

Red Rooster

Euston Hall, Suffolk, UK

May 31 - Jun 5-18

Tear it Up!!

Medulin, Croatia

Jun 1-2-18 

Torsby Nostalgidag

Torsby, Sweden

Jun 2-3-18

Mullewa Muster & Rodeo

Mullewa, WA, Aus

Jun 2-4-18

Wintersun 2.0

Murwillumbah, NSW , Aus

Jun 4-10-18

Screamin' - Rock & Rhythm Festival

Calella, Barcelona, Spain

Jun 6-10-18 

Cooly Rocks On

Coolangatta Qld, Aus

Jun 7-10-18

South Side Rumble

Melide, Switzerland

Jun 7-10-18

Kustom Weekend

The Norcenni Girasole Club , Italy

Jun 7-10-18

Country Music Awards Festival

Nashville, TN, USA

Jun 14-17-18

Tumbleweed Music Festival

La Cygne, KS, USA

Jun 14-18-18

Rockabilly Rave

Camber Sands, East Sussex, UK

Jun 22-23-18

Whimmydiddle Country Music Festival

Hamilton, OH, USA

Jun 22-24-18

Sunshine Rock & Blues Festival

Caloundra, QLD, Aus

Jun 29-30-18

Rockabilly Stomp

Gerlafingen, Switzerland

Jun 29-Jul 1 -18 

Rockabilly Roundup

De Mortel, Noord-Brabant, Holland

Jun 29-Jul 1 -18 

Firebirds Festival

Leipzig, Germany

Jul 2-8 18 

The Maverick Festival

Easton, UK

Jul 6-9-18 

Wildest Cats in Town

Lowestoft, UK

Jul 10-12-18

Big Red Bash

Birdsville, QLD, Aus

Jul 13-15 -18

American Tours Festival

Tours, France

Jul 13-15-18

Rolling Dudes Festival

Route69, Leutschach, Austria

Jul 19-22-18

Viva East

Boxborough, MA, USA

Jul 19-23-18

The Shakedown Rock'n'Roll Weekender

Cam, Dursley, UK

Jul 20-29-18

WC Handy Music Festival

Florence, AL, USA

Jul 26-29-18 Reelin' and Rockin' Festival Bologna, Italy

Jul 27-29-18 

Broadbeach Groundwater Country

Gold Coast, QLD, Aus

Jul 27-29-18 

Festival Country Rendez-Vous

Craponne sur Arzon, France

Jul 28-18

Rockabilly Rumble CZ

Revnice, Czech Republic

Aug 1-12-18

Summer Jamboree

Senigallia, Adriatic Riviera, Italy

Aug 3-5-18

Satchmo Summerfest

New Orleans, LA, USA

Aug 3-5-18

GreazeFest Kustom Kulture

Brisbane, Aus

Aug 10-13-18

Hillbilly Hoedown Weekend

Newark-on-Trent, UK

Aug 16-19-18

The Blue Mountains Elvis Festival

Katoomba, NSW, Aus

Aug 17-19-18

Rockin' at the Drive-in Barn

Schijndel, Holland

Aug 23-26-18

Gympie Music Muster

Gympie, QLD, Aus

Aug 30-Sep 2-18

The Red Hot & Blue Festival

Brockville, Ontario, Canada

Aug 30-Sep 2-18

Lead East World's Biggest 50s Party

Parsippany, NJ Hilton, USA

Sep 5-9-18

The High Rockabilly

Calafell, Barcelona, Spain

Sep 7-8-18 

Cowboy Gathering

San Angelo, TX, USA

Sep 7-9-18 

Rock'n Road Stomp

Souterraine, France

Sep 11-16-18 

Harvest Jazz & Blues Festival

Fredericton, NB, Canada

Sep 14-16-18 

Nimbin Roots Festival

Nimbin, NSW, Aus

Sep 14-16-18 

Blues & Brews Festival

Telluride CO, USA

Sep 15-16-18 

Victor Harbor Rock'n'Roll Festival

Fleurieu Peninsula, SA, Aus

Sep 21-23-18 

The Welsh Rockabilly Fair

Porthcawl, Wales

Sep 22-23-18

Bourbon & Beyond

Louisville, KY, USA

Sep 22-25-18

Manjimup Bluegrass Weekend

Manjimup, WA, Aus

Sep 28-30-18

The New England Shake-Up

Sturbridge, MA, USA

Sep 21-23-18

International Route 66 Festival

Springfield, Ill, USA

Oct 9-16-18

Cruising Country

Ex Sydney, Aus

Oct 11-14-18

Deep Blues Festival

Clarksdale, MS, USA

Oct 12-14-18

Mount Hunter Country Music Stampede

Mount Hunter, NSW, Aus

Oct 12-14-18

Festival Hillbilly Bop

Amboise, France

Oct 15-21-18

Slim Dusty Country Music Festival

Kempsey, NSW, Aus

Oct 18-21 -18

The Baha Bop Rockin' Cruise

Ex Long Beach, CA, USA

Oct 21-28 -18

Rock the Boat

Ex Sydney, Aus

Oct 22-28-18

Clarence Valley Country Muster

Ulmarra, NSW, Aus

Oct 26-28-18


The Entrance, NSW, Aus

Nov 6-13 -18

Elvis Meets the Legends

Ex Sydney, Aus

Nov 9-11-18

Blues at Bridgetown

Bridgetown, WA, Aus

Nov 15-19-18

Rhythm Riot

Camber, East Sussex, UK

Nov 29-Dec-2-18

Jingle Bell Rock

Blackpool, UK



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