Queenscliff Music Festival unveils final lineup for sold-out November event

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Queenscliff Music Festival unveils final lineup for sold-out November event

Maz Green

The beloved three-day event has officially sold-out.

With the very welcome news that tickets have all sold and time running out until the November festival, Queenscliff Music Festival is in party mode, announcing the final round of artists joining the lineup for 2022.

Attracting more than 10,000 music lovers of all ages annually, the beloved event will see the intimate spaces of Queenscliff’s iconic streetscape transformed by live music while the crème de la crème of the music industry will be pumping out their golden sounds across three main festival stages.

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Following on from last week’s local act announcement, with Georgia Rodgers, The Mojo Corner, Nathan Seeckts and Watty Thompson joining the festivities, the festival has today completed this years QMF 2022 program.

Adding their magic to the 2022 QMF stages will be Carly Jorja, Deep Heat Blues Band, Gabby Steel, James Sidebottom,Maz Green,  Mink Mila, Piano Bar, Seb Szabo, Stefan West, Summer de Vries, Sweethearts, Tides of Welcome Choir, The Connected Circus, Yoga and Live Music with Tom Richardson, and Vince Peach. 

Always ones to support the wealth of musical talent on the Bellarine, QMF will showcase a range of local artists, winners of QMF’s various programs since the last Festival in 2019. Stefan West earned his showcase at QMF by winning the busking comp in 2019 whilst Seb Szabo and Gabby Steel both won the Foot In The Door on line competition in 2021.

A major highlight for the beloved event will be the fabulous crew from Geelong’s famous Piano Bar who will take to the festival stages all weekend and keep the party going between headline acts with a diverse mix of family friendly classics. Andy Pobjoy and Shandelle Cooke will be playing requests throughout Friday and Saturday with the early sets  kid-friendly whilst the later hours will see the drag queens emerge. On Sunday they’ll be  delivering the ultimate kids singalong of movie favourites with the Piano Bar Family Show offering everything from old-school classics to contemporary chart-toppers, the event will showcase all the epic music from all your favourite family movies,  delivered by some of Australia’s finest vocalists.

A family favourite when it comes to regional festival, the kids will be well looked after with not only Piano Bars Disney extravaganza joining the already announced Teeny Tiny Stevies but also Nic Dacomb will further round out the kids program, bringing his The Krazy Koala Puppet Show combining live music, slap stick comedy and charismatic puppets in a show which will delight the entire family. If that’s not enough, Nic will then jump on the high wire balancing  3 meters above the ground…. blindfolded and set to beautiful music with his High Wire Show, it makes the impossible possible!

Plus The Connected Circus brings their huge range of activities and shows including Fire Folk  a lively Electro-swing set using Fire Fans, Staffs, Poi and Dragonstaffs. Then at 9pm, watch the Bo-Guns on Fire smash out an Aussie Rock classic Fire set. This colourful and engaging space will be open from 10am-4pm on Saturday and Sunday. There is a range of Circus props to play with and instructors to help you learn them. There will be Face-painting running throughout the festival in this space as well as an Art space to relax in. There is also an undercover Games space, an Outdoor Active Games area and a space for toddlers. All this plus kids workshops and roving performers guarantee the kids will be well entertained.

Queenscliff Music Festival runs from Friday 25 to Sunday 27 November. With the festival SOLD OUT QMF will once again operate a ticket swap via the festival website. To buy and sell authentic tickets for re-sale head here.