Caxton Street Festival's all Aussie line-up
Natasha Emeck | On 07, May 2015
The Caxton Street Festival is back this June withÂ an all-Aussie line up packed full with all the alternative-rock-blues-roots-country-funky-folky goodness you could possibly ask for.
The Queens Birthday long weekend is coming up, and if you’re like most people it can often go by in a flash leaving you wondering where all the time went. This year make it one to remember, hit up one of the most noteworthy street festivalsÂ in Queensland and fill your weekend with live music, tasty seafood and some great local wine and craft beers.
Celebrating it’s 21st year going, the Caxton Street Festival attracts thousands of music and food lovers alike annually and isÂ referred Â to as one of the most iconic street parties in the state. And by the look of this years line-up it’s sure not to disappoint.
This year’s street festival is back with some special home-grown headlinersÂ The Beautiful Girls,Â Thelma Plum, Hey Geronimo and many more. Grinspoon’s founding member and singer-guitaristÂ Phil Jamieson will also be preforming among several other acts yet to be announced.
Since it was first launched in 1994, theÂ Caxton Street Festival has evolved into something more than just a seafood and wine festival. It’s become an event with something for everyone -Â with everything peopleÂ love from a good old fashioned street party, fused together with a contemporary twist that will appeal to the ears ofÂ modern music lovers as well as excite the pallets of Brisbane foodies.Â
There will be several food choices and bars down Caxton street during the festival, something sure to suit every taste.Â They’ll also be plentyÂ of pop-up bars to choose from,Â including some of Sirromet Wineryâ€™s best blends, cold beers and ciders courtesy of Rogers, Little Creatures and XXXX, as well as someÂ delicious cocktails.
The current announcedÂ Caxton Street Festival 2015 line up:
– The Beautiful Girls
– Phil Jamieson (Grinspoon)
– Thelma Plum
– Hey Geronimo
– Good Oak
– Mark Lowndes
– The Good Ole Boys
– The Walters
– Robbie Porter
– Will Anderson
The Details –
What:Â Caxton Street Festival 2015
Where:Â Caxton St, Brisbane
When:Â Sunday 7 June 2015Â (opening 12:00pm)
Cost:Â $29 or $35 at the gate.
More information:Â This year Caxton Street Festival is also launching a â€œCaxton Uncoveredâ€ competition, giving four talented local acts the chance to win a paid set at this yearâ€™s festival.
For more information and ticket booking head to their official website.
Photo source:Â The Weekend Edition