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*The Doobie Brothers & Paolo Nutini performances are reserved seat concerts and are not included in the general Day Pass tickets.

Australia’s premier contemporary Blues & Roots music festival is coming to Melbourne for the very first time in 2023

The award winning Bluesfest in Byron Bay has been showcasing the biggest names in music from around the world every Easter long weekend since 1990 and we are thrilled to announce that on Saturday April 8 and Sunday 9 April 2023, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre positioned on the on the banks of the beautiful Birrarung (Yarra River) will be transformed into a full weather proof festival precinct. With multiple indoor theatres and stages, fantastic food and drink, family entertainment and so much more to ensure that the first ever Bluesfest Melbourne will be spectacular.

Across two incredible days, Bluesfest Melbourne will feature performances from extraordinary International acts and the cream of Australian talent including, Ash Grunwald, Buddy Guy, The Doobie Brothers*, Greensky Bluegrass, Henry Wagons, Kaleo, Kasey Chambers, Keb’ Mo’, Lucinda Williams, Paolo Nutini*, Robert Glasper, Steve Earle and so many more!


Melbourne Bluesfest 2023 will be held over two days, across the Easter weekend, on Saturday 8 April and Sunday 9 April 2023. Tickets are on sale via

My Ticketmaster Presale

Thursday 10 November @ 2pm (local time)

General Public Onsale

Monday 14 November @ 9am (local time)


When purchasing your ticket select 'all ticket types' and then select Headline Act Only

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Our number one tip when purchasing tickets during any presale is to take your time and make sure you double check your ticket selection on every screen. 

If you have already followed our guide and logged into your Ticketmaster account to make sure all your account details are up to date, you won’t need to rush through the purchase process to secure your tickets.

My Ticketmaster Presale

To access the My Ticketmaster presale, please ensure you have a Ticketmaster account and that all the important information (email, phone number, payment, password) is up to date.

 On presale day, all you’ll need to do is make sure you are logged into your Ticketmaster account to access the presale links.

A collector ticket is a souvenir ticket that not only gets you into the event but also serves as a treasured keepsake to be kept well after the festival is over.

Collector tickets are only made available for selected events and can be purchased through the normal purchase processes – be sure to select a “Collector Ticket” when choosing your ticket type.

Collector tickets can only be delivered to fans via mail and can’t be sent as Print-at-Home or eTickets or collected from outlets or the venue. Collector Tickets are not available to those without a valid Australian address. You must provide an Australian postal address to receive Collector Tickets.

Collector tickets will be dispatched approximately one month prior to the event.

Accessible seats (including Companion Cards) can be purchased during the presales via Customer Service if you can quote a relevant password.

 Accessible seating, both during presales and the general public sale period, can also be requested via our Accessible Booking form. Please be sure to include your relevant presale code with your request if wanting to make a booking during the presale period.

 If you need to talk to a Customer Service Representative, please call 1300 446 925. Please note, this phone number is reserved for patrons with accessibility requirements and companion cardholders and can not process any other ticketing requests.