Due to recent weather conditions and flooding across the region, The Wangaratta Festival of Jazz & Blues would like to advise Festival goers of minor, but important changes to this year’s program:

  • •  The Blues Tent program has been moved to The King George Gardens and Ovens Street precinct;
  • •  The original Hume Bank Garden Stage program has been modified to integrate within the Blues program; and
  • •  The King George Gardens and Ovens Street precincts will still encompass the planned street activity with great food and wine but will now also boast a blues, soul and funk line up.

What this means is the festival precinct is now more intimate, allowing us to squeeze a whole lot more great jazz and blues into our main venues. Our venues will be bursting at the seams with back to back performances from top local and international jazz, blues, soul, funk and roots performers.

Ticket holders directly impacted by the program change will be contacted by our events team in the coming days.

While we expect conditions to improve in the lead up to this year’s Festival, these provisions have been put in place to ensure the Festival is enjoyed by all.

The revised program will be released shortly. Please monitor our Facebook page and website for updates.

Those seeking further information are welcome to email enquiries to

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