The world’s most remote music festival, the Birdsville Big Red Bash, will return to the Simpson Desert in July 2017 for a three-day festival experience unlike any other.
The journey from the east culminates at Nappanerica, or Big Red, 35 kilometres from Birdsville, Queensland. Big Red, an incredible outback attraction in itself, stands tall at a mighty 40 metres high, offering unparalleled scenery and spectacular desert views. There couldn’t be a better backdrop to enjoy some of the country’s best-loved musicians under the starry desert skies.
The 2017 Bash boasts an impressive line-up of Australian musical talent, the biggest drawcard being a one-of-a-kind celebration of country music legend Lee Kernaghan. 2017 will be the 25th anniversary of his groundbreaking debut album, The Outback Club, and to honour the occasion Lee will wrap up the festival with the Ultimate Anniversary Show – Lee Kernaghan and Legends of Country, tracing his career with performances alongside a stellar collection of Australia’s favourite musicians.
‘Celebrating my 25th anniversary at the Big Red Bash, an iconic outback music festival, with a bunch of my mates from throughout my career, is going to be an event to remember,’ says Lee. The first night of the festival will be headlined by the wonderful Jessica Mauboy, who will bring her chart-topping tunes and renowned, energetic live show to Big Red on Tuesday 5 July.