BIG BAND BLAST EVENT CANCELLED FOR 2021

 

CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC (COVID-19)

A message from the board of Big Band Blast

It is with great regret that the Big Band Blast event for 2021 has been cancelled for another year. We are hoping that 2022 will be safe to have everyone playing and workshopping together again. In the meantime, email us for information about our Big Band Blast Roadshow events and how you can have a special event at your school - bigbandblast@mail.com

We look forward to your participation in Big Band Blast 2022 and thank you for your ongoing support. Dates are confirmed as May 27-29, 2022.

 

The Board of Big Band Blast

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Big Band Blast, Australia's ultimate Big Band festival, is a conference event for big bands of all genres, ages, and abilities. Held in beautiful Port Macquarie across 3 days from May 29th to 31st, 2020, band registration includes performances by up to 35 participating big bands across 4 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 2020 are Ross Irwin and Adam Page as well as our regulars - John Morrison, Ed Wilson, Jacki Cooper and our patron Judy Bailey. Also featuring this year is the inaugural Australian National Youth Jazz Orchestra and the Australian Army Band Sydney. 

SATURDAY 30th and SUNDAY 31st May

PANTHERS CLUB 
FROM 10AM - 5PM SAT

FROM 10AM - 2 SUN

BANDEMONIUM
4 STAGES
35 GREAT BANDS

FRIDAY 29th May

PANTHERS CLUB AUDITORIUM

6PM

BLAST OFF!!!
LAUNCH CONCERT AND BIG BAND JAM WITH ED WILSON

SUNDAY 31st May

9AM

RIVERSIDE PARADE 
at
WESTPORT PARK

SATURDAY 30th and SUNDAY 31st May

PANTHERS CLUB

WORKSHOPS