Summer Blues Don’t Get Better Than Thredbo 2022

If you’re not up in J-land or wherever smashing pow then beat the heat and get up to Thredbo for the 27th Thredbo Blues Festival next January.

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 from near and far.

Rory Ellis Band at Thredbo Blues Festival 2022
Rory Ellis Band taking time out above Thredbo © Thredbo



Blues lovers will love the intimate feel of the festival as fans can experience over 60 performances from more than 20 different acts up close and personal as they fill the bars, restaurants and spectacular outdoor venues in Thredbo Village.

Thredbo Blues Festival Organiser, Jen Wilson said she is excited to see the festival make a comeback after being cancelled last year due to restrictions.

“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,” Ms Wilson said.

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 with their raging live performances, and the rocking Simon Kinny Lewis Band will be bringing 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.

The festival is not just for the blues fans. Music lovers, festival-goers and families will all love the vibe of the village over this weekend as they are spoilt choice with the range of different outdoor activities on offer.

As a welcome treat, Australia’s highest restaurant, Eagles Nest is hosting a “Blues Lunch” where guests can enjoy two delightful courses with a drink on arrival. There is a range of accommodation on offer with everything from budget stays to 5-star lodges, all of which can be packaged with festival passes.

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.

For more information and to book passes now click here.

Thredbo Blues Festival set up at the Alpine Hotel
Summer Blues © Thredbo