Kiama Jazz & Blues Festival 2018

The Kiama Jazz & Blues Festival is one of the largest Jazz & Blues Festivals of it’s kind with two days and three nights of unmissable entertainment with 90 gigs over 40 venues from 9 – 11 March 2018.

Terralong Street becomes Beat Street at Kiama Jazz & Blues Festival on Saturday, 10 March from 9.30am and Sunday 9am with Phat Brass & Wollongong Conservatorium of Music Jazz Orchestra, who will be roaming Terralong St in Kiama to set the groove scene for the day….a lot of big fun!

Download the Full Festival Program.

Performing Artists

Set in the seaside town of Kiama, this year promises their most exciting lineup to date with a string of International and interstate performers including:

  • Deak Harp (Mississippi USA),
  • Lloyd Spiegel (Vic),
  • Collard Greens & Gravy (Vic),
  • Mucho Mambo,
  • Andy Firth & Kevin Hunt present ‘Swings like Crazy’
  • Andrew Oh 4 Funk
  • Greg Dodd & the Hoodoo Men (Vic),
  • Miss Whiskey (Vic),
  • Dane Laboyrie, Shane Pacey Trio
  • Wards Xpress,
  • Mimosa Duo,
  • Alison Penney & the Money Makers.

… PLUS …

Mitch Grainger, Lionel Robinson, Phat Brass, Freyja Garbett, Louise Bruce /Duo, Cameron Jones & Paul Sun, Simon Kinny-Lewis, Triple Karma, Tomcat Playground, Dogg’n It, Dr Dons Double Dose, El Grande, Bonnie Kay & the Bonafides, Devine Devilles, Pearl N’oire, Cam Little Trio, Lily & the Drum, 500 Pounds of Joy, Straight no Chaser, Ziggy McNeil, Simon Dyos, Drew Shortle & the Redman, Illya Swzec & Friends, The Stingers, Howlin Mitch, Chickenshack, Zephyr, The Splayds, Missing Linc Trio, Joe Mungovan, Ian Collard, Shane Pacey, Ross Ward, Jukeboy Emmett, Monty Badami & Nick Southcott, Eric Dunan & the Wollongong Con jazz Orchestra, The Water runners, Kingdog & the Kats.

Download the Full Festival Program.


The festival will take place in various locations including clubs, pubs and cafes throughout Kiama (with some in Gerringong).

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While majority of the Kiama Jazz and Blues Festival is FREE to enjoy, there will be a special event for music legend, Deak Harp, at the Kiama Leagues Club on Saturday 10 March 2018 from 11.30am – 1.00pm.

All tickets to Deak Harp: $29.00

Tickets available online