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Festival 2018 Will Take Over Brisbane During the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

Posted in Local Events @ Feb 14th 2018 9:04pm - By Administrator
Kev Carmody

If you can’t make it to the Gold Coast this April for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games then enjoy the next best thing in Brisbane with Festival 2018, an exciting festival of art and culture in the city that’s set to coincide with one of Australia’s biggest sporting events this year. Festival 2018 will be hosting a huge live entertainment program in Brisbane featuring some of the biggest names in music, dance, circus and more, providing FREE family-friendly entertainment throughout the run of the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. Make sure to be in Brisbane for Festival 2018 from April 4 to April 15!

Brisbane’s South Bank will be the home of the Festival 2018 Festival Hub, featuring two big stages and performances throughout the 12-day festival from hot music artists Kev Carmody, Heart Music, Regurgitator, Cheap Fakes, DJ Ben Ely, Haiku Hands, Urthboy, Mihirangi, Electric Fields, The Verandah ChiX, Mau Power, Dave Orr Band, Sabrina Laurie and The Hunting Party, Abbe May, Tales and Ales, BANFF, Golden Vessel, Airling, Blak Friday, Mission Songs Project, Coloured Stone, Skinnyfish Sound Sydtem, Morning Harvey, The Creases, Stella Donnelly, Alex the Astronaut, The Preatures, Jeremy Neale, and Bob Evans - and it’s all free to enjoy.

Also not to miss at Festival 2018 include WOW: Women of the World Festival, featuring 3 days of exciting performances, exhibitions, and workshops; ‘First Verse’ poets Waverley Stanley Jnr, Leonard Donahue, and Joelle Warkill; the Male Kiai Mura Buai Dance Company; stand-up comedian Diat Alferink; The Owl and the Pussycat kids’ show; ‘The Village' theatre show; ’50 Shades of Black’ comedy show; BNE DESIGN open-air market; Nunukul Yuggera Aboriginal Dancers; comedian Sean Choolburra; historical dance performance ‘Yalu Dad’; Revolve ‘circus jazz’ show; ‘Moving Words’ workshop; famous dancer Katina Olsen and lots more!

This April don’t miss 12 days of FREE music, theatre, circus, dance, visual arts and more in Brisbane with Festival 2018, the perfect way to celebrate and be a part of the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in Brisbane. Festival 2018 will take place in Brisbane from April 4 to April 15 - make sure to be there.

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