Queenscliff Music Festival announce artist set times for 2023

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Queenscliff Music Festival announce artist set times for 2023

Credit: Lisa Kenny
Words by Staff Writer

With one month to go, QMF have dropped the artist playing schedules for the full festival lineup.

The countdown has begun! With just one month to go, the Queenscliff Music Festival is gearing up to transform the Bellarine Peninsula into a haven for music enthusiasts, foodies, and families alike. The full line-up has been unveiled, the playing times revealed and it’s time to secure your tickets for this unmissable event.

Featuring an all-star cast that spans the globe, this year’s festival boasts headline acts like the Grammy Award-nominated sensation Aloe Blacc, the legendary G. Love & Special Sauce from Philadelphia, and the Irish sensation Foy Vance. Homegrown talent shines through with performances by Boy & Bear, Katy Steele, Something For Kate, Illy, Dan Sultan, Liz Stringer, Ian Moss, and Alice Ivy.

QMF Lineup 2023

Alice Ivy, Aloe Blacc (USA), Assynt, The Badloves, Beans, Boy & Bear, Burger Joint, Calle Luna, Camryn Fitzgerald, Cat Canteri, Chitra, Chook & Moluck, Cookie Robinson, Daisy Kilbourne, Dan Sultan, Daniel Aaron, Danika, The Dreggs, Eils & The Drip, Emily Barker, Felipe Baldomir, Foy Vance (IRE), Frank Sultana Blues Band, Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls (UK), Full Flower Moon Band, G.Love & Special Sauce (USA), Geoff Achison & The Soul Diggers, Georgia State Line, Graham Moes, Hana & Jessie-Lee’s Bad Habits, Ian Moss, Illy, Jackie Marshall, JAZZPARTY, Jem Cassar-Daley, Jimmy O Hare, Katy Steele, The Kill Devil Hills, Leah Senior, Liz Stringer, Lotte Gallagher, The Merindas, Mindy Meng Wang & Tim Sheil, Mood Spill, Ngulmiya, Operation Karma, Raccoon Dog, The Slingers, Something For Kate, Sweethearts, Tides Of Welcome 20th Anniversary, Tin Stars, Tom Richardson, Vince Peach, Wayne Jury, Wild Gloriosa, William Crighton, Willie J & The Bad Books, WILSN, Xylouris White, Yara, Yoga + Live Music.

Plus, Entertainment for the Kids:

  • Bananas In Pyjamas Live Show
  • Justine Clarke
  • Zindzi & The Zillionaires

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The festival promises a weekend of non-stop good vibes for adults, while the little ones will be thoroughly entertained with activities and live shows from the likes of Justine Clarke, Zindzi & The Zillionaires, and the beloved Bananas in Pyjamas.

In an exciting development, this year’s festival has expanded to a four-day extravaganza. The Queenscliff Music Festival will kick off a night earlier, on Thursday, with performances by The Badloves, JAZZPARTY, William Crighton, Leah Senior, and more. These intimate performances will take place in iconic venues like the Queenscliff Town Hall, Queenscliff Brewhouse, and Vue Grand Hotel.

Playing Times

Every year, Queenscliff’s picturesque streets are transformed into a live music wonderland, with sounds filling the air and music-lovers of all ages descending upon this coastal paradise. It’s the ideal weekend getaway for music enthusiasts, and it’s conveniently located just 90 minutes from Melbourne. Festival-goers can look forward to an array of Australian and international musical talents while indulging in the delectable offerings of local craft producers.

A noteworthy feature of this year’s festival is the inclusion of Auslan-interpreted shows across its main stages on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, facilitated by Auslan Stage Left. It’s a testament to the festival’s commitment to inclusivity.

Don’t miss out on the 25th Queenscliff Music Festival, set to run from November 23rd to 26th. It’s your chance to be a part of a music celebration that’s set to leave a lasting impression. For all the festival details, including the interpreted performances, visit www.qmf.net.au.