Welcome to the official website of the Bay of Islands Jazz and Blues Festival. It is also a resource for jazz and blues enthusiasts, with links to musicians and bands that have featured in the festival.
9, 10, 11 August 2013
Badges for all three days cost $50
(Day passes also available)
- Top acts from New Zealand and Australia.
- Be in the Bay of Islands as it comes alive with the sounds of smooth jazz and sultry blues.
- Three days of music, over 150 hours of quality jazz and blues
- Six fantastic venues in Paihia, Haruru Falls and Russell.
Plus loads of free street music Saturday and Sunday
Plus Jazz on the Steam Train in Kawakawa.
A badge gets you discounted ferries between Paihia and Russell, and a free shuttle bus around the venues between Haruru Falls and Paihia.
NEW: This year's programme can now be viewed on the website... this is still subject to change, but it will help you plan your weekend of music.
ARTISTS FOR 2012 HAVE BEEN FINALISED and you can see them on the site. Check back often as we add their bios and pictures and links to their websites.