Ekka 2010 Concert Series with The Grates, The Beautiful Girls, Vanessa Amorosi and more!

Ekka Concert Series presented by B105, Triple M and Radar

Make sure you don’t miss this year’s headlining performances, which are all included in the price of your Ekka Ticket!

This year’s music line-up offers 5 BIG nights of indie pop and rock that will pump up the volume and get feet a-tapping! The Ekka has been a launching pad for many local acts which have gone on to receive national and international acclaim. This year’s line-up is a combination of acts who have already achieved overseas fame and up-and-coming bands on the cusp of an international music career.

The Grates   The Grates
Presented by Triple M
Friday August 6, 7.30pm

Brisbane’s home-town heroes, The Grates, are a trio of talented musicians who have captured Australia’s attention with their trademark shambolic fun. They have had sold-out Australian tours, shows in the UK, US and Canada and garnered gushing coverage in NME, Rolling Stones, Spin and Filter. The Grates are set to wow their fellow Queenslanders with their Ekka performance. Click here to read more.

The Beautiful Girls   The Beautiful Girls
Presented by Triple M
Saturday August 7, 7.30pm

The Beautiful Girls have been a long time underground. Since Mat McHugh wound up touring his solo album, Seperatista!, in March 2009, he’s been digging deep for new sound and meaning downstairs in his home studio on Sydney’s northern beaches. The Beautiful Girls will return to Ekka in 2010 to show-off their fresh sound and renewed enthusiasm. Click here to read more.

Amy Meredith 1   Amy Meredith
Presented by B105
Tuesday August 10, from 7.00pm

After supporting many international acts such as The Bravery, Evermore, Good Charlotte and most recently Cobra Starship, Australian band Amy Meredith will hit Brisbane to perform tracks from their latest album, Restless, for Ekka audiences. Click here to read more.

Vanessa Amorosi   Vanessa Amorosi
Presented by B105
Friday August 13, from 7:30pm

Always one of Australia’s most talented vocalists, Vanessa Amorosi’s recent open- armed embrace of new experiences and big vision has led to her creating some of her finest and most innovative work to date. Click here to read more.

Stan Walker 2   Stan Walker
Presented by B105
Friday August 13, from 7:30pm

Stan Walker is an Australian born New Zealand R&B/soul artist who rose to fame as one of the popular contestants on the 2009 season of Australian Idol and in the end became the winner. His new album “Inside Out” is set to be released in August 2010. Click here to read more.

Visit: http://www.ekka.com.au for full details.