What started as an annual gathering of local blues fans has now turned into one of our River City’s most eagerly awaited musical events. Each year hard-core fans as well as a surprising number of people new to the blues attend the festival. They all come along to enjoy a day of music that can touch your soul as well as make your body move.
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Get into Greenfest 5-7 June, Brisbane City Botanic Gardens
|Greenfest presented by Brisbane City Council is Australia’s largest free green festival and place to come together for a cooler planet! Greenfest aims to stimulate awareness and action for a low carbon economy by supporting creativity in industry and the arts. Our theme for 2009 is “Community Warmth Can Cool the Planet!”
Greenfest is part of the UNEP Climate Neutral Network, a recognized Art for the Environment event and in 2009 is part of the Brisbane 150 and Queensland 150 celebrations.
It uniquely promotes the best of emerging music talent with some established masters amidst a sea of fresh energy and ideas. With over 50 acts on three stages, speakers, organic food, fashion, green-tech cars and 200 exhibitors, become the change you want on World Environment Day and the long weekend at Greenfest.
Greenfest is free for all areas and times. If you want to support emerging local talent and fresh energy for your planet, spread the word that participation counts and show your passion for the future at Greenfest.
The festival opens on Friday 5th June with a free World Environment Day concert and continues over the weekend with the following initial line up:
Ash Grunwald, Jeff Lang, Tame Impala, The Boat People, Little Scout, Kevin Borich, Hungry Kids Of Hungary, Botanics, The Rocketsmiths, Mason Rack Band, Marshall & the Fro, Ange Takats, Tim Loydell & the Deckchairs, Mr Laneous & the Family Yah, Pear & the Awkward Orchestra, Banawuran, Golden Sound, 8 Ball Aitken, Trouble Karma Flow, Rachael Brady, The Reversals, Jason Lowe, Georgia Potter, Bunna Lawrie, Mark Easton, Jimmy Watts, Kim Churchill, Autumn Sun, Tom Richardson, Glass Towers and more!
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