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24, 25, 26 October 2014

General Information

2014 General Information

Conditions of Entry for Stall Holders

STALL HOLDER APPLICATION

Conditions of Entry for Stall Holders

 

  • Please DO NOT forward fees with this application form. If your application is successful, you will be notified and invoiced accordingly, a link will be provided for payment Online.
  • An electrician MUST tag external generators, power cords and other electrical equipment prior to the festival
  • Stall areas are 3m deep x 6m long and must be kept clean and tidy at all times
  • A copy of your current Public & Product Liability Insurance certificate (Public Liability to be a minimum of $10,000.000), Health Food Act certificate (if selling food) is required to process this application.
  • If Approved a link will be provided, so you can pay and upload copies of your Certificates. IF CURRENT CERTIFICATES ARE NOT RECEIVED WITH YOUR APPLICATION PAYMENT ‐ your application will be deemed void.
  • Stallholders participate in the Sydney Blues & Roots Festival at their own risk; they are also responsible for the security of their stall goods
  • Dogs or any other animals are strictly prohibited (unless an animal attraction)

Vendors:

  • Drop offs permitted to designated site prior to 7.00am MUST be put on footpath, NOT on the road
  • Stalls can then be set up on the mall, but UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES before 7.00am
  • Stallholders will receive one parking pass in a designated area, directions to the parking and details on their stall position
  • Sydney Blues & Roots Festival Promoters will decide on stallholders and allocate stall positions, no discussions will be entered into
  • Stallholders MUST stay open between 9.00am and 10.00pm
  • All tables, rain and sun protection is to be your own responsibility. You must ensure that all structures are tied down and are secure
  • The selling of cap guns or any toys with firing capabilities is prohibited
  • Stall fees will not be refunded should inclement weather or other factors beyond the control of the Sydney Blues & Roots Festival effect the event

Food Stallholders:

  • A current Health Food Act certificate from your local Council or health department MUST be provided (more details are available here). The Hawkesbury City Council health inspector WILL also be inspecting on the day. You must also comply with "Guidelines for Temporary Food Stall Associated with Special Events” available from www.sydneybluesfestival.com.au, applications page
  • The deadline for expressions of interest is the 3rd October 2014
  • Payment is required no later than the 10th October 2014 to confirm your festival position

FEES ARE NOT REFUNDABLE
 

Program 2014

The Sydney Blue & Roots Festival Program for 2014 is still being updated.

Please return soon for updates.

Sydney Blues & Roots Festival 2014

 Sydney Blues & Roots Festival 2014

Hollands Paddock, Windsor
24th - 26th October

The countdown to the 6th annual
Sydney Blues & Roots Festival has begun.
The first of this years artists have been locked in.

 


1st Band Announcement


Sydney Blues & Roots Festival - 1st Band Announcement


THE BLACK SORROWS
The irrepressible Joe Camilleri, writer of milestone anthems such as " Hold On To Me ", Harley and Roses",
"Chained to the Wheel", "The Shape Im In" leads the Black Sorrows from the front.
They are undeniably one of Australias most successful touring acts of all time.



RICK PRICE
Nashville  based Aria award winning singer/songwriter Rick Price returns home to Australia to 
play songs from his upcoming new album plus songs from critically aclaimed "The Waters Edge"



SPECTRUM PLAYS THE BLUES
Better known as a prog rock band, Spectrum famously had a national No. 1 hit, "Ill be gone Someday
Ill have Money"in 1971. Fronted by legendary Mike Rudd, Spectrum plays the blues is not to be missed.



HARPER & MIDWEST KIND
A powerhouse on the world festival scene with a recently added 2014 Detroit Music Award for Most
Outstanding Vocal. Blues review said " Harper is the most exciting artist on the live music scene today"



DARYL ROBERTS & HEY GRINGO
With influences from Little Feat to the Allman Brothers, Daryl and Hey Gringo
are a groove injected Funky Blues & Roots act that never fail to impress.



A NIGHT AT THE CROSSROADS
Robert Johnson Tribute

Featuring Kevin Bennett, Don Hopkins, Johnny Cass, Adam Pringle, Cass Eager, Spencer Jones,
GeorgeBrugmans and Ben Edwards. Playing songs of Delta Blues legend ROBERT JOHNSON.



STEVE EDMONDS presents MESCALERO
Mescalero are a Roots Rock Trio fronted by Sydney bluesman and guitarist
Steve Edmonds. Heavily drawing from Southern American 1950s period.



LIZA OHLBACK
2012 Triple Chain award winner Liza has a voice that can howl, growl or
soothe a furrowed brow, reminiscent of Elta James and Aretha Franklin.



BLUE EYES CRY
Winner of two Chain Awards (2014) Best New Talent, Song of the Year.

 

** Please take advantage of our Early bird ticket prices.
Available until 2nd Band Announcement.
3 Day weekend pass @ $139.00

 

 

 

 

 

Festival Friends applaud Muddy Waters Tribute 2013

 

Online Artist Applications are now open for 2014

Online Volunteer Applications are now open for 2014

Stallholder Applications are now open for 2014

 

 

Sydney Blues & Roots Festival 2014 - Sponsors

Please Contact us if you would like to Sponsor the Sydney Blues Festival.

Imagine thousands of people relaxing on a clear Australian night while they drink an ale or two and listen with rapt attention to one of the country’s premier Blues bands…

  • Invitations to the official launch party
  • Festival day passes
  • Link to sponsor’s home page from event website
  • Free site during festival for promotional display
  • Sponsor posters
  • Premier banner display
  • Free promotional stall in Windsor mall
  • Up to 25 weeks of exposure
  • Half page advertisement in Souvenir Festival Program
  • Logo on selected Festival advertising and promotional material
  • Logo on Sydney Blues & Roots Festival official website
  • Promotional signage and material at Sydney Blues Festival office during Festival
  • Premier mention and acknowledgement of support in all media releases
  • Logo on 10,000 Festival flyers

Gary Mannix, talks about the Sydney Blues & Roots Festival in 2013.

WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU!

Read more: Sydney Blues & Roots Festival 2014 - Sponsors

Accommodation

Tent City

This year the Sydney Blue & Roots Festival has a number of Accommodation choices to help make your stay a comfortable and pleasant experience.

During the weekend of the festival, Accommodation in the Hawkesbury can be difficult to find.

To help alleviate the problem Sydney Blues & Roots Festival have organised a TENT CITY within walking distance to the venues (refer to the Venue Map below).
The camping ground will provide camping facilities to suit all budgets, whether it be an area to pitch your very own tent through or bring your own camper.

 

Read more: Accommodation

Thank You To Our Sponsors

Sponsors DebWeb Auzzie.Biz Coopers Hawkesbury Independent Fitzgerald Printing Historic Windsor Hawkesbury Radio Wilkinsons Real Estate Agencies Blooms The Chemist - Windsor Marketplace Macquarie Towns Refrigeration ROC Boots Trolli Simons Coffee Lounge Sweet Season Universal Candy Marcato Musician Australia Bendigo Bank Bilpin Cider Soundslikecafe Rhythms Fender Australia TripleR Motorcycles Blue Mountains Natural Spring Water

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Various Photos by Murray Foote, Paul Griggs, Craig Peihopa, Anthony Moulay and Noel Plummer.
All information on this website is subject to change without notice.