Vera Blue, Client Liaison, San Cisco headline Queenscliff’s new music festival, By The Pier

Vera Blue, Client Liaison, San Cisco headline Queenscliff’s new music festival, By The Pier

Queenscliff's new music festival will take to the same location as QMF in March 2022.

From the team behind Queenscliff Music Festival – the music jewel of the Bellarine – comes a new three-day music festival, By The Pier.

Flagging an intimate festival experience for music lovers, tickets will be limited with a single outdoor stage set up on the familiar festival stomping ground of the Queenscliff foreshore, all aimed at providing a vibrant three days of sensational sounds, gourmet food trucks, bars, a DJ Tent and of course….sun sea and sand to go with.

Taking place in March 2022, the festival is designed to co-exist with the iconic Queenscliff Music Festival in November, now gifting music lovers two brilliantly curated festival experiences each year.

On announcing the new event, director Andrew Orvis said “we’re super excited to see the return of music festivals and to be able to present such a stellar line up of Aussie artists for our inaugural event. We can’t wait to party in Queenscliff with you in March.”

The key takeaways

  • By The Pier is a brand new music festival going down in Queenscliff
  • It takes place from March 25-27 2022 at the same location as Queenscliff music festival
  • Single day tickets from $79, weekend tickets from $199. General public on sale Friday, November 26

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For its inaugural edition, the lineup will feature the crème de la crème of Australian music, including Vera Blue, Client Liaison, San Cisco, Julia Stone, Briggs, Electric Fields, Jarryd James, Harvey Sutherland, Thandi Phoenix, Kim Churchill, Pierce Brothers, Sam Teskey, Didirri, Southern River Band, Telenova, Mama Kin Spender, Ryan Downey, Maple Glider, Bones & Jones, Cry Baby, Isabella Khalife, Hassall + Weekend DJs Chook & Moluck.

The lineup consists of a bunch of iconic names originally announced for the 24th iteration of QMF which was slated to go ahead in November prior to being postponed for the second time in two years. The 2022 QMF is now set for November 25-27, 2022.

With By The Pier running across the last weekend of March 2022, the Bellarine Peninsula in Victoria will be dancing to live music once again this summer!

By The Pier Lineup

Friday, March 25 
Electric Fields
Pierce Brothers
Sam Teskey
Bones & Jones
Cry Baby

Saturday, March 26 
Harvey Sutherland
Southern River Band
Mama Kin Spender
Ryan Downey

Sunday, March 27 
Jarryd James
Thandi Phoenix
Kim Churchill
Maple Glider
Isabella Khalife


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Subscriber pre-sale starts Thursday November 25 at 12pm sign up here. General public on sale Friday November 26 at 12pm buy tickets here.