Airlie Beach Festival Of Music 2016!

4 Days of Live Music in the Whitsundays!

November 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th!

Set in the most beautiful tropical location in Australia, the festival offers an entertaining weekend for over 30s who want to throw their cares away and kick back, soak up the setting, listen to quality live music and enjoy friendly people and good times.

Featuring internationally and nationally recognised musicians, festival goers can buy a three day pass and see 74 bands performing in many of the quaint bars, marinas and beachside venues around Airlie Beach and three main concerts under the massive marquee on the edge of the Coral Sea at the Whitsunday Sailing Club. This tropical tourist town turns on the northern charm and glorious November weather for a perfect party weekend in paradise.


2016 Full Band Line Up


  • Tim Fin - NZ (Split Endz/Crowded House)
  • Richie Ramone USA (The Ramones)
  • Troy Cassar-Daley
  • Daryl Braithwaite
  • Russel Morris
  • Sandi Thom (Scotland)
  • Tiki Taane NZ (Salmonella Dub)
  • Chain
  • GANGgajang
  • James T USA (Canned Heat)
  • The Potbelleez
  • Chad Morgan
  • 8 Ball Aitken
  • Mason Rack Band
  • The Hillbilly Goats
  • Bill Chambers
  • Steady Eddy & Jolly Jingo
  • Transvaal Diamon Syndicate
  • Juzzie Smith
  • Sun Salute
  • The Urban Chiefs
  • Wanita and Her Honky Tonk Bar Dwellers
  • Kieran McCarthy
  • Electrik Lemonade
  • Rav Thomas
  • Dave Flower Band
  • Mario's Fetish Room
  • Chris Mathews
  • Lance Friend & The Murky River
  • Col Finley Band
  • Phil Emmanuel and The Daisy Dukes
  • Bourbon Street
  • Pop Standen & His Airlie Rejects
  • Ivori
    • Al Bolton Band
    • Andrew Cousins
    • China & His Eastern Country WOK Band
    • Karrie Hayward
    • Rocket Sauce
    • Tia Gostelow and Wild Folk
    • Twisted Whisker
    • Blue Ivory
    • Kirsty Goote
    • Wing it
    • Summer Down
    • Swine Club
    • Grounation
    • A Band called Trevor
    • The Muirs
    • James Stewart Keene