Bluesfest Byron Bay, the multi award winning 5 Day Festival, held annually over the Easter Long weekend just north of Byron Bay (EVENT DATES: Thu 24th March to Mon 28th March 2016) has been honoured with some impressive results in the mid-year report by international music industry bible, Pollstar.
Bluesfest came in at No 14 on the Top 100 worldwide concert grosses list, an incredible feat for the festival. The Bluesfest event site, Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm was listed as No 12 in the Top 50 Ticket Sales reported by Outdoor/ Festival Sites in the world.
In the Top 100 promoters list, Bluesfest was listed as Australia’s No 3 promoter based on ticket sales after Live Nation and Frontier Touring and beating out the Dainty Group, Adrian Bohm presents and Chugg Entertainment.
A very proud Bluesfest Festival Director Peter Noble says of the results, “Wow, what an achievement, these results really prove what level Bluesfest is at world-wide. Not bad for a lil-ole Hippy company from Byron Bay. ”
Pollstar is the leading concert industry trade publication which has been publishing for over 34 years and is highly regarded by industry professionals.
In other news, the Bluesfest team has reported the first artist announcement for Bluesfest 2016 is just days away (9am AEST Friday 17th July 2015) and will feature a mix of contemporary and classic artists.
All festival and camping tickets are on sale through www.bluesfest.com.au or phone the office on 02 6685 8310.