Port Macquarie has a new music festival with news today Boots and Beach will debut in the coastal town next year.

Lee Kernaghan will headline the event with local Angus Gill also announced to perform on the 27th and 28th of May, 2022.

Held at the NRMA Breakwall Holiday Park in the centre of town, the country music festival is organised by the same people who created FOTSUN.

Fanny Lumsden, Brad Cox and The Wolfe Brothers were also today announced in the line-up.

Organisers Simon Luke said the event is a good reason to travel back to the region.

“It’s the best of both worlds, really! Boots & Beach is for everyone and anyone, your die-hard country music lovers, weekend trippers, or our amazing locals, it’s the ultimate weekend experience,” he said.

“We’re excited for our first year of what we’re sure will be a long life here in Port Macquarie.”

Presale tickets go on sale Thursday 9th December 9AM and general public tickets will become available on Monday 13th December at 9AM via Moshtix.