QLD Festival Guide

Melinda Schneider sings Great Women of Country

MelindaSix time Golden Guitar award winner Melinda Schneider sings a heartfelt homage to the greatest country singers of all time. Tammy Wynette ‘Stand By Your Man’ and ‘D.I.V.O.R.C.E.’, Linda Ronstandt ‘Blue Bayou’, Dolly Parton ‘I Will Always Love You’ and ‘9-5’, Patsy Cline and many more.

16 October, 2pm - 4pm

Bellflower Retirement Resort
118 Bellflower Road, Sippy Downs




Alastair MacLeod

Enjoy an audience with food whisperer Alastair MacLeod. The chef, TV personality and presenter with Channel Seven’s Queensland Weekender and Network Ten’s Ready Steady Cook has worked in Michelin star restaurants across the world and believes the closer you are to the source of your food, the better it will taste.

11 October, 2pm - 4pm

The Gardens on Lindfield
101 Lindfield Road, Helensvale




Australia's Boys of Motown

From their slick choreography to perfect three-part harmony, Australia's Boys of Motown will have you toe-tapping, singing and celebrating a musical era defined by upbeat rhythms, funky dance moves and lyrics inspired by optimism and resilience. This vibrant cabaret show is a modern twist on Motown’s distinct soul-pop sound, blending timeless classics from the likes of Jackson 5, The Temptations, Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons with current chart hits, in a musical spectacle that will have you ‘dancing in the street’.

3 October, 6pm - 7.30pm

Hibiscus Buderim Meadows
183 Karawatha Drive, Buderim Meadows




Ballroom Dancing

Whether you love the quickstep, the rumba or the waltz, this dancing demonstration and masterclass will have you moving your feet like a professional. Prepare to have fun and become one with the music.

18 October, 2pm - 4pm

Keperra Sanctuary
998 Samford Road, Keperra




Dean Vegas: Elvis Tribute Show

Elvis is in the building. Dean Vegas is an award-winning Elvis impersonator with an incredible repertoire of The King’s greatest hits. His energised Vegas-style show has toured all over the world and now he’s here, to sing some of Elvis’ greatest hits for you.

11 September, 6pm - 7.30pm

The Lakes
21 Walters Street, Bundaberg North




Let's Be Frank

Performing all the classic hits from Frank Sinatra to Tom Jones, this is a show guaranteed to excite and delight.

18 September, 2pm - 4pm

Eaglemount Resort
12 Harveys Road, Mackay


28 September, 2pm - 4pm

Allora Gardens
22 Allora Drive, Maroochydore




Paint and Pour

Grab a paintbrush and let your creativity flow over a tipple or two as you're guided by a professional artist to create your very own masterpiece.

10 October, 2pm - 4pm

Hibiscus Noosa Outlook
71 St Andrews Drive, Tewantin




Sakura Duo

Get your dancing shoes on and your singing voice at the ready - this big-band style performance by Brisbane-based Sakura Duo includes male and female vocalists, guitar and keyboards played to a vibrant backing track. With over three decades of global muscial experience under their belt, this is an act that knows a thing or two about filling a dance floor.

4 October, 2pm - 4pm

Hibiscus Nambour
55 Carter Road, Nambour




The Kitty Kats

The Kitty Kats will have you dancing, singing and laughing out loud with their three-part harmonies, cabaret, swing, blues, and rockabilly.

12 September, 2pm - 4pm

The Terraces
34 Tewantin Way, Forest Lake


11 October, 6pm - 7.30pm

Buderim Gardens
405 Mooloolaba Road, Buderim




The Stiff Gins

From their exquisite harmonies to their engaging personalities, an audience with the award-winning Stiff Gins is a pleasure for your ears. As one of Australia’s most well-known and well-loved Indigenous musical acts, you can expect to be transported to a world of joy, spirit and song, that transcends age and place. With three albums to their name, and an international line up of shows, their name is synonymous with music and beauty. Prepare to be uplifted.

26 September, 6pm - 7.30pm

Hibiscus Chancellor Park
52 University Way, Sippy Downs