4th Lineup Announcement


Queenscliff Music Festival 2018 releases its fourth & final program announcement

Queenscliff Music Festival 2018 is wrapping up its line up announcements with a bevy of high-profile comedians, Aussie artists and kids entertainers.

The QMF Comedy Show has secured four stellar comedians to bring the laughter this year, with Anne Edmonds, Tom Ballard, Corey White and Danielle Walker confirmed to come coast-side. 

Exciting local acts making their QMF debut will include electro-folk musician Forever Son, Triple J Unearthed darling Nancie Schipper, folk blues duo Jack The Fox, songwriting sisters The Sideshow Brides, alt-country troubadour Nathan Seeckts, Geelong rockers The Kite Machine, and George Wilson's musical alter-ego Pollyman.

Singer-songwriters Tom Richardson and Heath Robertson return to QMF, along with workshop Yoga Loves Music which immerses participants in live rhythms and soulful yoga practices.

Geelong based soul ensemble Sweethearts are back too, this time alongside legendary American drummer Bernard Purdie (the man the famous half-time drum backbeat the "Purdie Shuffle" is named after). Having played with the likes of James Brown, BB King, Aretha Franklin, Miles Davis, Cat Stevens, Hall & Oates, Bette Midler, Joe Cocker and more, QMF punters will be in for a treat when the two come together in concert.

Grant recipients MDRN Love and Fenn Wilson will also take to the stage as well as 2017 grant recipients The Refuge.

The previously announced Teeny Tiny Stevies will be spearheading the annual kids program, with help from friends The Mik Maks and kids comedian Nicholas Ridiculous. There are roaming clowns, giant seagulls, Big Rory & Ochie the Dog, and the Snuff Puppets. Children 13 years and under get in for free, and the kids carnival rides are free too!

Tickets for the festival (which runs from 23-25 November) are selling fast with over 90% sold.

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