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Big Band Blast, Australia's ultimate Big Band festival is back!!!!

Big Band Blast is a conference event for big bands of all genres, ages, and abilities. Held in beautiful Port Macquarie across 3 days from May 27th to 29th, 2022, band registration includes performances by 23 participating big bands across 3 stages, jam sessions, workshops with guest clinicians, feature performances by premier guest bands, a crazy street parade, and concert night with special guest performers. Clinicians/performers for 2022 will be Anita Thomas (sax/clarinet - USA), Ed Wilson (trombone), David Theak and the Sydney Conservatorium Big Band, Dan Quigley and the JMI Jazz Orchestra, Bill Risby (piano), Natalie Risby (double bass) as well as John Morrison (drums) and Jacki Cooper (vocals). 

SATURDAY 28th May

PANTHERS CLUB 
FROM 9AM - 5PM SAT

BANDEMONIUM
3 STAGES
23 GREAT BANDS

FRIDAY 27th May

PANTHERS CLUB AUDITORIUM

6.30PM

BLAST OFF!!!
LAUNCH CONCERT 

SUNDAY 29th May

9AM

RIVERSIDE PARADE 
at
WESTPORT PARK

SATURDAY 28th and SUNDAY 29th May

PANTHERS CLUB

WORKSHOPS