Multi-platinum selling artist Kate Miller-Heidke has today been announced by Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC) Chairman, Peter Beattie AC as the first headline act for Festival 2018. The GC2018 multi-arts festival complements the sports program from April 4–15 2018.
Brisbane-born Kate Miller-Heidke will feature n the Queensland Music Stage, a dedicated stage to showcase Queensland’s best musical talent. Joining the ARIA nominated artist is Queensland four-piece indie-rock band The Jungle Giants and Torres Strait Islander Hip Hop artist Mau Power. Local musicians Austen and Karl S Williams will also get the opportunity to represent the Gold Coast community on the global stage.
Located in Surf Parade, Broadbeach for the duration of GC2018, the Queensland Music Stage is a free event that caters for all ages and musical tastes.
The full Queensland Music Stage line-up will be announced in February 2018 when the Festival 2018 program is launched.
The Queensland Music Stage was curated by the Festival 2018 Creative Lead – Circa Contemporary Circus – with specialist programming from guest programmers and Bleach* Festival. Festival 2018 at Broadbeach is proudly presented by The Star Gold Coast.
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