Djirri Nyurramba... 

July 15th - 17th we will come together at the base of the breathtaking Emerald Creek Falls (Kanjini, Camp 2) to connect and celebrate the abundance of culture, art, music and nature that flourishes in tropical North Queensland.

Why not escape the winter and have a tropical getaway in Far North Queensland?

We are very excited to announce our FULL  line up release - featuring Trans-Tasman soul dubsters Sub-Tribe, Reggae producer and activist Monkey Marc, world famous drummer extraordinaire Benjamin Walsh’s live Jungle Show, Brisbane’s super funky Chocolate Strings, Melbourne’s boss selecta Lady Banton, NZ’s Rayjah45, North African kora extraordinaire Julian Bel-bachir, Brisbane’s ska raggamuffins The MadTones ft Torres Bradley, Canadian soulstress Zaynab Wilson, Kuranda legends of roots rock reggae The Pad Boys, the silken vibes of Cinnamon Sun, tropical faves The Zephyrbees, Manuka, ZDC, Jesse Whitney, Chilacayote, Faux Mo, Secret Tuesdays, Solomon, Old Man River, Mr Molecule, Komorebi, Djarraway, Djinnah, Camo Koala, Audiopirate, Dubcide, Mistickal Dubmaker, Spring Jaiah, Scout, Tasty DJ, Psyd FX and Spotty Dot. They will be joined by an eclectic program of fun workshops, a festival art gallery and a food and craft village.

Applications to /volunteer/have a market stall are open until June 30




Kuranda Roots Festival pays full respect and acknowledges the importance that Black Music (Reggae, RnB, Soul, Hip Hop, Jazz, Blues and many more genres) plays in the living history of contemporary music. We stand in solidarity with Black Lives Matter movement and Stop Black Deaths In Custody. We also cherish the rich culture of First Nations people of Australia and the Pacific who bring us to a state of reverence and connection to country. Massive thanks and praise to the Buluwai and Djabugay bama on whose land we celebrate on.

Always was and always will be Aboriginal land!