is our TENTH ANNIVERSARY of Island Vibe!

Please Note! Tickets ARE NOW available at festival BOX OFFICE.


FRI 30th OCT : Noon

SAT 31st OCT :   11am

SUN 1st Nov : 11am 


Ticket Name Changes: Closed Midnight Sunday 25th Oct

Email: tickets@rudekatrecords.com - FAQ Ticket Troubleshooting 

Accom: there are still campsites and vansites available at Amity Point - check www.straddiecamping.com.au

There are also holiday houses and apartments at: www.raywhitestraddie.com and www.dolphinrealestate.com.au


80 Acts, 4 Stages, 3 days, 1 Love! Check out the full program here! 

- Joining our first line up gang of Melbourne Ska Orchestra, Natiruts (Brazil), Mungo’s Hifi (UK), Kingfisha, Hugo & Treats, the Seven Ups, Kooyeh and Katia Demeester we let loose a whole swag of uber-talented raggamuffins in ROUND 2 - including UK's ZIon Train, K+Lab from NZ, Dov1 from the US of A, FNQ reggae superstars Zennith, the ultra cool Isaac Chambers with the equally cool and beautiful Dub Princess, Brisbane's formidable Chocolate Strings, the awesome Felicity Lawless, the soulful and passionate Loa, Byron Bay's eclectic Skankstarz and Airlie Beach rising stars Sun Salute.

Now we are ready to announce the next round of stellar crew - New additions are OKA, Ben Ely (Regurgitator), Mista Savona & Apprentice, The Mighty Asterix, Solidarity Sound, Loa, RayJah 45, Bankrupt Billionaires, Skankstarz, Wandering Eyes, Unity Roots, Matiu, Spankinhide, Rudekat Sound, AfroGalactic, Duos, Didjital Caveman, Andy Dub, Billy Dread, PocketLove, Progressive tan, the Yulu Bari Ba Dancers, Kaumaakonga, Clara Durbidge, Q Crew, Som De Calcada, ZambaBem, The 4'20" Sund, BLAKBOI, Ruffy, Slinky, Rhythm Collison, Ras George, Midjimberry Road and many more.

Also for the third year running, we are inviting along the good peeps at Earth Frequency Festival to curate The Bamboo Bass stage. The first round of acts have been announced for the Bamboo Bass 2015 and it's shaping up to be a stellar lineup of international guests and local talent.  Topping the bill so far we have Muti Music's bossman Dov (USA) and glitch king K+Lab (NZ) flying in to share their broken beat delights. On the homefront, Bumble, Dub Princess and Isaac Chambers, Kodiak Kid, Bass Bin Laden, Billy Dread, Andy Dub, Duos and Afrogalactic are all on board, with styles ranging from hip hop and glitch-hop to drum and bass and dubstep.

Get your yoga on at our sister festival ISLAND ELEMENTS!

Island Elements is held on October 23 – 25 the weekend before Island Vibe at Adder Rock campground by stunning Flinders beach on North Stradbroke Island. The three day event gives the audience the opportunity to immerse in an exciting program of yoga, dance and creative workshops with a focus on health, wellbeing and participation - as well as enjoy a nightly evening concert under the stars.

Four spaces will be dedicated to mind, body and spirit, including beach yoga and a market village with food, craft and healing stalls.

The line-up is now complete and includes a world-class array of artists and presenters with highlights that include music by Oka, Hugo & Treats, Danny Ross, Matiu (NZ), cultural performances by Kaumaakonga (Solomons), Yulu Bari Ba Dancers, Tahir Hussain Faridi Qawwal (US) as well as Tantra and Cacao Ceremony by Daisy Kaye, Yoga and Beats with Darcy & Andy Dub and Zen Yoga therapy with Lisa Iselin.


Season Elements tickets are $140 and are available with optional camping at: www.rudekatrecords.com or from these outlets:


For more information on how to get there and full program go to: www.islandelementsfestival.com


To celebrate our birthday, we have decided to do something special... Namely releasing the first ever Island Vibe Compilation pressed exclusively on Vinyl! We ahave reached our target amount and are in the process of pressing the vinyl as we speak!

We are also putting together a Bamboo USB featuring the ENTIRE back catalogue of tunes from our festival compilation series - over 150 great tracks and rare instrumentals from such artists as Easy Star All-Stars, J-Pod, Cornerstone Roots, Lotek, The Black Seeds, Chali 2na, The Red Eyes, Little Bushman, Kooii, Kingfisha, Dynamic Thrills, Dubmarine, Mr Laneous, Georgia Potter, House of Shem, Mista Savona, The Nomad and many more. 

Both of these cool items will be available at www.rudekatrecords.com in the near future!

EARLY BIRDs, ROUND 2 & 3 TICKETS have all sold out

BE SURE to Grab ROUND 4 TICKETS while you can


Go to our ticket page now and make sure you don't miss out! Only a limited number remain in stock.

Another major ticketing announcement we have made in recent months, which we need to reiterate - we have capped the tickets at 2500 this year, so please get them early if you haven't already, coz we don't want you to miss out.

Stay tuned kids – we are busy creating another fantastic Festival.

To stay up to date make sure you check out our facebook page.