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This is how we roll in Airlie Beach.

Beach Jam Session

Every year the festival kicks off with a jam session the main beach on the esplanade where the festival musicians jam by the Coral Sea. This is followed by the National Passport to Airlie Final at the Main Tent.


Day 1

On Friday, the small coastal town of Airlie Beach will come alive to the sounds of music. Festival acts play across 16 venues throughout Airlie Beach from Midday then the main tent at the Whitsunday Sailing Club from 5pm.


Day 2

With the official program continuing through the afternoon and evening. Everything is fully equipped - no need to bring camping chairs.


Day 3

Start your Sunday with a brunch set to live music at one of the venues on the Airlie Beach Main Street. Then move to the main tent where the final day's program gets underway at 2pm. The festival finale is always an experience not to be missed.


After Party

Beat the Monday blues with the Airlie Beach Festival of Music after-party at Northerlies. Free entry to all 3 day festival arm bands.



Live music at the Heart of the Great Barrier Reef

Set for November 4-6, 2022, and now in its tenth year, the Airlie Beach Festival of Music has become one of Queensland’s premier live music events, recently crowned ‘People’s Choice’ Festival of the Year at the Queensland Music Awards. With jaw-dropping sea views from the main tent at the Whitsunday Sailing Club, it’s a party like no other in a tropical paradise. Watch big name acts and discover new talent – there is something for every musical taste. Experience a town coming alive to the sound of music. With live entertainment spread throughout the best party venues in Airlie Beach, the atmosphere is electric.



Keep up to date on all things ABFOM

Let’s Make Some Noise

Jon Stevens, Masters of Pop, Loonaloop and more join 10th anniversary Airlie Beach Festival of Music line-up.

Airlie Beach Festival of Music Return with Passport to Airlie in 2022

Passport to Airlie is one of the most exciting moments around Airlie Beach Festival of Music, giving the audience not only a taste of the music we all love and know but displaying the talents of some incredible up and coming Australian artists.

We Gotta Get Into This Place!

The Animals (UK), Eskimo Joe, Rick Price and more join 10th anniversary Airlie Beach Festival of Music line-up There will be no wanting to “Get Out Of This Place” when