Hunter Valley 2018 gig list

Check out the line-up of huge concerts that are rolling into Wine Country this year.


Saturday 10 February – Crossroads Blues in the Vines

Head to the Hunter for a massive day of blues, headlined by seven-time Grammy winner Buddy Guy, local stars Ian Moss, Diesel and Russell Morris, plus plenty of great acts from Australia and abroad.

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Saturday 24 February – A Day on the Green, Almighty Monster Line-up

The Living End, Spiderbait, Veruca Salt, The Lemonheads, Tumbleweed and the Fauves… now that’s what we call a monster line-up. See this six bands rock Bimbadgen on they kick off their national A Day on the Green tour.

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Saturday 10 March – Hot Dub Wine Machine

Meet the festival that celebrates Australia’s best home-grown produce, both on the stage and in the glass. Hot Dub brings together some of our hottest bands and DJs to Wine Country for one massive party… or should that be ‘chardy’?

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Hot Dub

Saturday 10 March – A Day on the Green, James Blunt

British superstar James Blunt takes The Afterlove Tour to Bimbadgen in March, sharing the stage with Pete Murray, Busby Marou, Alex Lloyd and Karise Eden.

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James Blunt

Saturday 24 March – Crossroads Country in the Vines

Roche Estate is set to welcome some of country music’s biggest names for Crossroads in the Vines, including US icon (and father of Miley) Billy Ray Cyrus, plus local favourites Lee Kernaghan, Kasey Chambers, John Williamson and the McClymonts.

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Saturday 13 October - FKA Festival 

'Formerly Known As' Festical (aka, FKA) is bringing a new generation of music lovers to the Hunter Valley. Think Jungle Giants. Think Kingswood. Think Ali Barter. And, think wine. Heaps of it. 

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FKA Festival

Saturday 24 November - Jazz in the Vineyards

Heard It Through The Grapevine. My Girl. Dancing In The Streets. Get Ready. Enough. Said. Living ledgend James Morrison is heading up this lush afternoon bathed in soulful tunes and bubbles galore. 

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 Jazz in the Vineyards

Saturday December 1 - John Farnham, Darryl Braithwaite and friends 

Imagine this - your second bottle of bubbly glistening in front of you, a group of your very best friends draped over a picnic rug, and the electric vibration of an entire crowd belting out "that's the way it's gonna be, little darlin'" in synchronicity. This is livin', Barry. 

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John Farnham

Saturday 8 December - Shania Twain

A queen amongst the fray, Shania Twain is gracing the Valley with her presence and boy are we here for it! She's still the one that we want. 

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Shania Twain

Where to stay?

Located in the heart of Wine Country, Hunter Valley YHA is the perfect place for a budget weekend away around your concert.

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