Bluesfest Busking comp 2020 – Applications close 6th March!


As the Bluesfest Busking Comp hits its 17th year, we see a new era of Bluesfest Busking emerge as we continue to transform and up the stakes of the competition for 2020. Bluesfest Busking Comp finalists will be given the chance to play what could quite possibly be the most important gig of their life on the BLUESFEST ‘DELTA STAGE’. Playing in front of an international audience of punters and music industry alike looking for that new sound that has the potential to go the whole nine yards – and this could be you!!

The Bluesfest Busking Comp is the perfect platform for un-signed, original, Australian artists to showcase their talents to an untapped audience, an opportunity by providing a key stepping stone for your musical career development!

The Competition is held in and around Byron Bay in the week leading up to Bluesfest, igniting the Bluesfest buzz, the town comes to life with live performances from musicians travelling from all corners of the country for the chance to win this exclusive, sought after competition.

Important dates;
Grommet Semi-finals |4 April 2020 @ Byron Youth Centre, 10am
Open Semi-finals | 5 & 6 April 2020 @ Byron Bay Brewery, 5pm daily
Finals | 8 April 2020 @ The Beach Hotel, 5pm

For application links, updates and key information Keep an eye out on the Bluesfest Busking Comp social media pages

Promo video by ‘The Filmery’