With summer glittering like gold on the horizon there is no better way of spending those sultry nights and sun kissed days than listening to great tunes surrounded by a buzzing energy. Music festivals can really make the summer months a memorable experience, pack the car up, book a holiday home close by for all your friends to share, grab the essential supplies and get ready to hit the road in search of Australia’s best music festivals that should be topping your to do list.
Enjoy the cool soundscape of summer with the prestigious Melbourne international jazz festival. This is the perfect place to book into your own luxury holiday house, explore the region for the finest wines and sit back and soak up the sweet melodies permeating the air. Across the city streets, you can find plenty of international travelling bands moonlighting the stage, making it the best way to explore the city, visit new haunts and listen to world-class jazz.
Lorne, Marion Bay and Byron all boast the New Year spectacle known as the Falls Festival. This is without a doubt the best way to start the year. Grab a tent or book into a holiday rental close by and enjoy a non-stop weekend bursting with a brilliant line up, chilled out ambience and stunning surroundings. The Falls Festival is one of the highlights of the year and with live theatre, cabaret, great food and more, it’s no wonder as to why this event is so special.
Spread out across the Sunshine Coast, the Woodford folk festival is a rare treat. This is the perfect escape for music lovers who want to soak up good vibes, culture and some of the most beautiful folk music of our time. Dream away the day in the long grasses, meditate in the meadows, split your sides at live comedy, get involved in the art scene and listen to the soft strumming of guitars.
Amazing bands, the best vibes and lots of coolness hidden in the folds and fringes make Splendour in the Grass one of the best music fests in Australia. In the North Byron parklands, you can taste your fill of local and international acts, watch live artists dousing the world in paint, tempt your taste buds with an array of fine food and simply have a great time.
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