The Apollo Bay Music Festival is an annual event held in the quiet little town of Apollo Bay.
Apollo Bay has always been a bit of a tourist attraction.
But the town really comes alive during the annual music festival.
History of the Apollo Bay Music Festival
So far, 17 Apollo Bay Music Festivals have been held. The festival is always held on a weekend so that everyone can relax and enjoy the different music styles that the festival brings. Usually it is held mid or late March, but some of the events were held on April as well. The latest Apollo Bay Music Festival was a huge success and was held in March 2009.
Missed it? Don't worry, there will be another one coming up in 2010, Although there arent any details available yet regarding the next festival, it should definitely be worth the wait.
Music Coverage of the Apollo Bay Music Festival
Apollo Bay Music Festival
26 - 28 March, 2010
What makes this festival so great is the varied music coverage. It doesnt really matter how old you are or what kind of music you are into; as long as you like one or a few genres of music, you will definitely get a kick out of the Apollo Bay Music Festival.
There is even a huge chance for you to appreciate new talent, music styles, and artists that you never seen before perform. It is an event that is worth taking the kids along as well because there is music that appeals to them.
Expect to be treated to different styles like pop, rock, hip hop, reggae, funk, folk acoustic, blues, Celtic, country, jazz, choir, children, and music from all over the world. There are tons of performers that have their respective representations for each genre to keep you on your feet.
Make sure to check out the Apollo Bay Music Festival website so you know where exactly to go and on what time in order for you to see the band or artist play your favorite kind of music.
Highlights of the Apollo Bay Music Festival
The Apollo Bay Music Festival isnt totally about bringing music to your ears, but there are also various workshops where you can participate and learn from. You wont be moving just your feet either because one of the sponsors is a bar so expect to be holding a glass of wine or some fancy drink as you groove to the beats.
There are also plenty of contests to participate in which offers huge prizes. One of the contests in the recent 17th Apollo Bay Music Festival had Sony Playstation3 and Sony Video Walkmans to giveaway.
Check out some of the talent! Funny and intelligent street theatre!
March 2010 is still a while away.
When you happen to be in Melbourne and/or Victoria during that time, make sure to combine your visit to the Great Ocean Road with a weekend trip to Apollo Bay.
This will give you a great opportunity to experience a wide variety of music in a relaxed atmosphere.