Widgee Bush Balladeers


Thur, 5 Oct – Sun, 8 Oct  |   Various Times


Widgee Bushman’s Bar & Sportsgrounds, 22 Upper Widgee Road, Widgee



Day Pass $20   |    Weekend Pass w/ Camping $70pp

Weekend Pass without Camping $60

Tickets can be purchased at the event gate.

Presented by

Widgee District Hall & Recreation Association Inc

Phone: 07 5484 0166

Email: whr@spiderweb.com.au

Website: widgee.info/balladeers


Musicians and poets, travel from all over Australia to entertain and play alongside local artists at the Widgee Bush Balladeers long weekend in October.

Australian Bush Music and Poetry are celebrated in the beautiful country setting of Widgee over four fun filled days and nights from Thursday through till Sunday.

Guest performers throughout the weekend will include bush ballad artists Keith & Caitlyn Jamieson & Alisha Smith,  Kevin Groves, Michael Clare, Dianne Lindsay, Peter Simpson, Johnny Greenwood, Alice Benfer, John & Christine Smith and Jeff Brown along with Bush Poets Clarrie Weller, Ray Essary, and Gary Fogarty. Plus Walk up artists until 3pm Friday – bring your instruments and join in the fun!

Widgee is a half hour drive west of Gympie though beautiful Queensland countryside.

The long weekend attracts hundreds of visitors who camp on the grounds during the festival. Enjoy the country hospitality, hot meals, mate-ship, and great entertainment.  Plus there is a licensed bar onsite!


Camping facilities are available with entry from Monday 2 October.

Pre Event Camping $10 powered site  $8 unpowered site

Public transport to this venue is not available

EFTPOS available

For more info contact the event organisers:

Widgee District Hall & Recreation Association Inc

Phone: 07 5484 0166

Email: whr@spiderweb.com.au

Website: www.widgee.info/balladeers

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