Mullum Music Festival 2018 First Line-Up Announcement


Celebrating its 11th year the small but mighty Mullum Music Festival (November 15-18) is giving music lovers a taste of the wonders to come with its first artist announcement. Travelling from all corners of the world to rock the NSW North Coast town of Mullumbimby, the line-up includes the electrifying Nigerian Tuareg guitarist and songwriter, ‘The Sultan of Shred’, Bombino with his band.

Bombino, Mad Professor, Jah9, Gordi,
Osaka Monaurail, Kaiit, Jordie Lane, Saint Sister,
Hat Fitz & Cara, The Turner Brown Band

“North African desert blues has become arguably the most successful world music genre to break through since reggae, and few have wielded the guitar with such mastery and majesty as Bombino”. Mike Rubin May 17, 2018 The New York Times

Also Afro-Caribbean dub maestro Mad Professor, Jamaican jazz-on-dub soulstress Jah9, Australian folk/electronica singer songwriter Gordi, Japan’s ministers of superheavy funk Osaka Monaurail, Irish electro-folk duo Saint Sister, uplifting gospel-blues ‘Sacred Steel’ outfit the Turner Brown Band, New Guinea born hip-hop neo soul artist Kaiit along with Mullum favourites the indomitable roots duo Hat Fitz & Cara and beloved troubadour Jordie Lane are touching down in Mullum town, making for one cracking line-up – with more to come!

Taking place over four nights and 3 days (November 15-18) Mullum Music Festival is a whole-town event spreading throughout the halls, pubs, clubs and streets of the beautiful coastal town of Mullumbimby, 15 mins north of Byron Bay. Revered by musicians and music lovers alike for its impeccable programming and laid-back atmosphere, Mullum Music Festival is as much an experience as it is an opportunity to hear incredible musicians from across the world up close and intimate. Recently named as a Flagship Event by Destination NSW and scoring an official acknowledgement in NSW State Parliament, Mullum Music Festival is a grassroots success story that has its dancing feet firmly planted in the local community.

“A good festival inspires creativity and helps turn a group of people into a community,” said Festival Director Glenn Wright. “Mullumbimby now has a thriving arts and cultural community and we are very proud that over the last 11 years Mullum Music Festival has played a significant role in the town’s renaissance. We’re really excited about this year’s program and can’t wait to share it with our local community and the many music lovers who make an annual pilgrimage from all over the world and Australia to be with us.”

With more than 80 artists yet to be announced now is the time to grab a slice of Mullum magic and get your tickets before they sell out.

Tickets now on sale at