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BLUES ON BROADBEACH 2017; Celebrating 16 years in 2017, this is one of Australia’s best and longest running festivals, and the best thing about it apart from the music and glorious location is that it is still FREE ! Now there’s a word that you don’t see often nowadays.

This year’s festival is again sponsored by the Frizellles Motor Group and is put on by the Broadbeach Chamber of Commerce. Over 60 acts headlined by Bonnie Tyler, with a career spanning four decades, and a voice instantly identifiable the world over, Bonnie Tyler is the international first lady of rock….

Bonnie Tyler

….Slim Jim Phantom, Slim Jim continues to inspire and excite audiences worldwide; with a sound, style and image that remains as fresh today as it ever was, Phantom has cemented his place among rock royalty. Considered by many as the coolest drummer in rock n roll, Phantom’s influence is still clearly felt on today’s music scene with countless rockabilly drummers imitating his pioneering stand-up style.

…. and 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….

….have been announced and the festival runs from May 18 through 21 in and around the Broadbeach, QLD area.