• Blue Water

    Country & Blues

    Music Festival

    Friday 6th June – Monday 9th June

  • NRMA presents

    Turn Up the Heat

    ft Paul Costa + Amber Lawrence + Georgia Fall @ Vues

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  • Soldiers Point Bowling Club

    Ian Moss + Catherine Britt

    Steve Passfield + Tanya Self

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About

One of the country's premier music festivals returns for 2014

FEATURES:

  • The inclusion of Blues acts for the first time
  • Over 50 artists performing across 20 outdoor and indoor venues*
  • Nelson Bay / Shoal Bay / Salamander Bay and surrounds
  • Huge 3-day Market Fair - Family friendly with loads of free events
  • Lots of activities for the kids: Face Painting / Petting Zoo / Carnival Rides
  • Great food and beverage options

Come and enjoy a fantastic community with 3 days packed full of music, arts, markets and entertainment, all in the beautiful surrounds of Port Stephens.

*VENUES INCLUDE: Salamander Bay Shopping Center + Soldiers Point Bowling Club + d'Albora Marina + Nelson Bay Foreshore + Nelson Bay Bowling Club + Mavericks on the Bay + Vues on the Bay + Ramada Resort Shoal Bay + Fingal Bay Sports and Recreational Club + Ibis Styles + West Diggers + Mantra Aqua Resort + Country Club Shoal Bay + The SeaBreeze Hotel + and more...

Starts June Long Weekend

Artists

  • 8pm 6th June

    Paul Costa

    Paul Costa

    Paul's had an amazing response since the release of his 4th album Wheels & Steel opening at #2 on the ARIA charts and scoring #1 radio hits with the first two singles Tractors & Bikes and Big End Of Town.

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  • 7pm-11pm 8th June

    Ian Moss

    Ian Moss

    Respected as one of Australia’s iconic musicians, Ian Moss delivers an unforgettable sound – not only as a telling soloist on guitar but especially with his silken voice, ringing with clarity and resonating with pure soul.

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  • 8PM-11PM 6th June

    Amber Lawrence

    Amber Lawrence

    Touring and performing across the country is what award winning Amber Lawrence loves most, notching up close to a thousand shows since her debut single release “I’ve Got The Blues” in 2005 and ....

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  • 8PM-11PM 7th June

    Georgia Fall

    Georgia Fall

    With a edgy yet personable flair and an explosive live show, nationally endorsed drummer Paul Bain, highly sought after guitarist/vocalist James Bernauer and CMAA Acedemy of Country Music graduate Melissa Baker ...

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  • 10-10:50AM 7th June

    Amos Morris

    Amos Morris

    Double Golden Guitar award winning artist from the NSW mid north coast. Released 4 albums to date , Memories Live On , Sign of The Times , Life Goes On , Amos Morris By Request Blends a fresh approach to traditional ...

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  • 11-11:50AM 7th June

    Kathryn Jones

    Kathryn Jones

    Likened to country greats-June Carter & Jeannie C Riley, this streetwise performer seduces audiences with her irresistible cheek, home grown humour & dulcet tones. With a booty of ukuleles, acoustic guitars ...

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  • 12-12:50PM 7th June

    Carter & Carter

    Kathryn Jones

    ‘CARTER & CARTER have so many runs on the board during the past 10 years that there should be no argument about describing them as Australian Independent country music artists of the decade.” - Country Music Capital News.

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  • 1-1:50PM 7th June

    Chris James

    Chris James

    An accomplished singer/songwriter and entertainer, Chris James, first discovered his love of music in the family home, and fondly recalls the ‘arguments’ between his parents around the ...

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  • 10-10:50PM 8th June

    Ben Ransom

    Chris James

    “Powerful vocals and infectious melodies, BEN RANSOM has all the hallmarks of a classic artist and performer”,BEN RANSOM reflects all that is great about Australian music, with tracks translating perfectly...

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  • 11-11:50AM 8th June

    The Blue Water Cowboys

    Blue Water Cowboys

    Adam Price started his country music career later in life and after recovering from Leukaemia (having only 3 weeks to live ...

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  • 12-12:50PM 8th June

    Johanna Hemara

    Johanna Hemara

    Johanna Hemara's musical journey began before she had reached double figures, singing with her mother and father in variety shows from age 6. She was never taught to sing,it came naturally as did an inherited ability to yodel ...

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Schedule

D'Albora Marinas

www.dalboramarinas.com.au

The Bay Bootscooters

Karen O'Shea

 

Mavericks On The Bay

www.mavericksonthebay.com.au

Zane Penn

 

Vues on the Bay

www.vuesonthebay.com.au

Paul Costa + Amber Lawrence + Georgia Fall

 

Soldiers Point Bowling Club

www.soldierspointbc.com.au

Line Dance Social

Rob Wilson

 

West Diggers Nelson Bay

www.westsnewcastle.com.au

Bob Corbett & The Roo Grass Band

Nelson Bay Foreshore Marquee

Wayne Metcalf

Tanya Self

Amos Morris

Johanna Hemara

Kathryn Jones

Steve Passfield

 

Salamander Bay Shopping Center

www.salamandershopping.com.au

Amos Morris

Kathryn Jones

Carter & Carter

Chris James

 

D'Albora Marinas

www.dalboramarinas.com.au

The Harmonators

 

Mavericks On The Bay

www.mavericksonthebay.com.au

Kim MacKenzie

 

Vues on the Bay

www.vuesonthebay.com.au

Jack Daniels & Co Duo

 

Soldiers Point Bowling Club

www.soldierspointbc.com.au

Dale Hooper

Songwriters in the round FT Lujke O'Shea + Felicity + Harmony

 

Ibis Styles Salamander Shores

www.salamander-shores.com

Steve Passfield + Kathryn Jones

 

Nelson Bay Bowling Club

www.nelsonbaybowlingclub.com.au

Carter & Carter

 

West Diggers Nelson Bay

www.westsnewcastle.com.au

Boot Scooters

Bush Poets with The Rhymer from Ryde (Graeme Johnson)

DJ's Julie & Bev

Jayne Denham + Guest

GNR8

 

Fingal Bay Sport + Rec Club

www.nelsonbaybowlingclub.com.au

Roller Coaster

Nelson Bay Foreshore Marquee

Kathryn Jones

Wayne Metcalf

Tanya Self

Carter & Carter

Ben Ransom

Steve Passfield

 

Salamander Bay Shopping Center

www.salamandershopping.com.au

Ben Ransom

The Blue Water Cowboys

Johanna Hemara

Chris James

 

D'Albora Marinas

www.dalboramarinas.com.au

Brother 3

 

Mavericks On The Bay

www.mavericksonthebay.com.au

Bobby C

 

Vues on the Bay

www.vuesonthebay.com.au

Bec Lewis

 

Soldiers Point Bowling Club

www.soldierspointbc.com.au

Poets Breakfast Feat Gabby Colquhou & Milton Taylor

Gleny Rae and Her Playboys

Catherine Britt + Ian Moss + Steve Passfield + Tanya Self

 

Nelson Bay Bowling Club

www.nelsonbaybowlingclub.com.au

Blue Water Cowboys

 

West Diggers Nelson Bay

www.westsnewcastle.com.au

Boot Scooters

Karen O'Shea

Mark Wells Trio

 

Fingal Bay Sport + Rec Club

www.nelsonbaybowlingclub.com.au

Emile

Nelson Bay Foreshore Marquee

Steve Passfield

The Blue Water Cowboys

Mark Wells

 

D'Albora Marinas

www.dalboramarinas.com.au

Brooke Harvey

PROGRAM

  • Markets

    Markets

    The festival will once again be hosting an array of Market Stalls for the duration of the three day Festival along the scenic Nelson Bay Foreshore. There’s something for everyone with Fashion, Jewellery, Handcrafts and Delicious Food & Treats. And we haven’t forgotten the kids with amusements on the foreshore & in Apex Park along with Free Face Painting.

  • Performances

    Performances

    Catch some of your favourites at either of the 2 stages on the Nelson Bay Foreshore but also be sure not to miss out on the up and comers, with Buskers entertaining the town along main streets and at the end of the Marina Foreshore.

  • Ticketed Events

    Markets

    Make sure you don’t miss the headliners of the festival! Our exciting line-up of artists will be released soon – so stay tuned!

Venues

Venues across the bay

Once you’ve checked out the program, find out more about the Venue you’ll be at.

Salamander Bay Shopping Centre

www.salamandershopping.com.au

Nelson Bay Bowling & Recreation Club

www.nelsonbaybowlingclub.com.au

Soldiers Point
Bowling Club

www.soldierspointbc.com.au

Vues
On The Bay

www.vuesonthebay.com.au

Wests Nelson
Bay Diggers

www.westsnewcastle.com.au

d’Albora Marina
Nelson Bay

www.dalboramarinas.com.au

Mavericks
On The Bay

www.mavericksonthebay.com.au

Nelson Bay
Foreshore

Along the water front next to the marina.

Fingal Bay Sport and Rec Club

http://www.fingalbaysportsclub.com.au

Sponsors

Sponsorship plays a major role in the success of our event.

VIP Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors