Big Red Bash

Jimmy Barnes and Paul Kelly to rock the desert at the fourth annual Birdsville Big Red Bash.

The 2015 event was a truly great experience and we the team from OTR had a ball, so much fun that we are more than happy to be heading back in 2016 for what promises to be a brilliant show, the list of performers set to rock the outback is impressive to say the least, read on and we hope to see you in the desert next July.

Australian music icons Jimmy Barnes and Paul Kelly will headline the fourth annual Birdsville Big Red Bash, an iconic outback music festival that will expand to a three-day event over July 4-6th 2016.

Staged at the famous Big Red sand dune on the eastern edge of the Simpson Desert 35km outside Birdsville in Queensland, the Bash promises an experience of a lifetime for anyone seeking a unique Australian outback adventure.

Often described as the most spectacular outdoor concert venue in Australia, the breathtaking 40m high Big Red sand dune is the perfect stage backdrop to the Aussie music legends performing on stage.

Jimmy Barnes will be returning to the Big Red to perform on the final night (6th July), after an impressive high-energy performance at the 2015 event.

“Performing at The Big Red Bash was unlike anything I had ever experienced before – playing in the outback with the Big Red dune behind me was truly remarkable and I am excited to be able to take the stage for the second time. To all the people making their way out to Birdsville, I can’t wait to rock the desert with you again at the 2016 year’s Bash!”

Paul Kelly, acknowledged as one of Australia’s best ever singer-songwriters, is looking forward to venturing to the legendary Big Red dune for the first time. He will take the stage on the second night of the festival (5th July), saying that he is excited to perform at such a unique and truly Australian venue.

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