The Badloves, Jimi Hocking announced for Bruthen Blues and Arts Festival 2022

The Badloves, Jimi Hocking announced for Bruthen Blues and Arts Festival 2022

The Bruthen Blues and Arts Festival are celebrating their 25th anniversary this year with three days of blues and arts in and around the picturesque township of Bruthen from 18 – 20 February 2022.

The volunteer-run, weekend-long Bruthen Blues and Arts Festival opens on Friday night at the great local music showdown, The Friday Night Jam, with music and fun continuing on until Sunday afternoon at the Sunday Recovery.

The epicentre for action is the free music event in the Main Street Gardens, where the entire town opens up to a huge market, workshops, local food and of course, that great blues sound pulsating from the live music stage.

The key takeaways 

  • What: Bruthen Blues and Arts Festival – 25th Anniversary
  • When: February 18, 19 & 20, 2022
  • Where: Bruthen, East Gippsland
  • Cost: 3-day pass = $130 inc all festival activity, bar a new picnic event on Saturday.

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Toe-tapping tunes and good vibes await you – with jam sessions, live music, workshops, festival markets, exhibits and installations throughout the town across three days. All events are within walking distance in Bruthen, and a shuttle service is at the ready to pick up and drop off from surrounding towns.

Tickets are now on sale! And while the full lineup is yet to be announced, headline acts include The BadlovesJimi Hocking, and Brooke Taylor & The Poison Spitting Gin Queens.

Pocket-sized Bruthen boasts all the necessities for a fantastic short break – a  brewery, a cluster of nearby wineries, galleries, antique shops, a great pub and the region’s longest rail trail.

It’s also the stepping off point for one of Australia’s most epic road trips, the Great Alpine Road, which connects Victoria’s high country to the Gippsland Lakes, so be sure to stay an extra couple of days to explore the region.

Tickets are on sale now! For more info head to their website here.