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New Zealand Blues and BBQ Festival 2023 | Accommodation Packages
Once you have bought these packages consider yourself booked.
A festival organiser will be in touch with you with your confirmation via email within 20 days.
Festival enthusiasts, mark your calendars! The highly anticipated 12th anniversary of the recently rebranded "New Zealand Blues and BBQs" festival is set to take place from November 24th to 26th, 2023 at the scenic Village Green in Rotorua.
New Zealand Blues and BBQs is thrilled to reveal an exceptional line-up for this year's festival, featuring an impressive roster of international and homegrown artists. Prepare to be mesmerized by the following acts, among others:
- - 19-Twenty (AUS)
- - Fiona Boyes and the Fortune Tellers (AUS)
- - "Sir" Midge Marsden
- - Grant Haua
- - Additional artists to be announced
The overwhelming support from blues fans throughout New Zealand has been instrumental in the continued success of the festival. Artists relish the opportunity to perform at Blues and BBQs, where they encounter an exuberant and devoted audience in the breathtaking setting of Rotorua. Year after year, we are privileged to secure remarkable talent for this event.
Given the limited availability of only 3000 tickets per day, early sellout is anticipated. The organizers are well aware of the heightened expectations from this year's crowd and are committed to surpassing them. "We have an exceptional line-up in store and are prepared to deliver the best festival experience yet," said James Bristow, the new Event Manager.
The mouth-watering BBQ side of the Blues and BBQ Festival will be managed by locals Shaun and Alia Branson, Winners of TVNZ’s Cooks On Fire.
“Our barbecue journey really started by entering competitions with our team Black Label Barbecue, so Shaun and I are stoked to be sharing this experience with our Rotorua community,” says Alia Branson.
At the festival you will have the opportunity to check out New Zealand’s best pitmasters as they compete in two internationally sanctioned BBQ competitions. While these teams are cooking purely for the judges, there will be many delicious vendors covering your favourite Hot & Fast and traditional Low & Slow Barbecue.
For those wanting to up their own BBQ game there will be a range of BBQ related retailers ready with deals and a schedule of demonstrations, tastings & classes will be available over the Festival weekend.
For more info on the festival, artist line-up and more head to: www.Bluesandbbq.co.nz.
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