It was a sea of smiles in Eumundi all weekend with music-lovers embracing the chance to see top-notch Australian bands at the OFFBEAT MUSIC FESTIVAL held at The Imperial Hotel Eumundi on Saturday 26 March.
The festival was a sold-out event, boasting a line-up that featured Holy Holy, Rolling
Blackouts Coastal Fever, Emma Donovan & The Putbacks, Hayley Mary, Dallas Frasca,
Kallidad, Dear Doonan, Kurilpa Reach, Karl S. Williams, Fragile Animals, Palomino III, The
Rumbrellas and Betty Taylor.
Organiser Alice Jones says fans relished in the chance to see such stellar acts take to the
“The energy was truly electric, with musicians stoked to be performing again after the last
couple of challenging years, and a crowd that were blown away by the calibre of artists,”
“Music brings people together and seeing our crowd having so much fun was truly
amazing,” she said. “The bands commented on the feeling of community too – they felt the
love from Eumundi, and after a couple of very tough years in our industry, that was really
great to hear.”
The Offbeat Music Festival was proudly supported by the Restart Investment to Sustain and Expand Fund (RISE) – an Australian Government initiative.
The good vibes continued the next day for the free outdoor community event PARK
SOUNDS, held in the centre of town in Caplick Park. Families enjoyed craft and educational
workshops, face painting for kids, a special performance by the Gubbi Gubbi Dancers, then
a line-up of bands featuring Frank & Louis, Jam & Scones and The Long Johns.