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Brisbane Serenades

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Brisbane Serenades

Sing, dance, connect — coming to a much-loved gathering place near you.

Brisbane Festival’s smash-hit Serenades program is back for its fifth year. This year, we present five incredible outdoor concerts, taking place from north and the south, amongst the city’s gorgeous green spaces, gardens, parks and rivers.

Come along to experience the joy of music, dance and connection, and celebrate an illustrious array of diverse talents showcased across traditional and modern genres, spanning cultural, classical, jazz, indie and more.

Gather your family, friends and neighbours as we serenade creativity, culture and community. 

Brisbane Serenades is proudly supported by Airbnb and hosted by the local community.


All Ages

#What's On?

Moorooka Block Party

Moorooka Block Party

The crowd-favourite Moorooka Block Party will kick off Brisbane Festival’s Serenades program with an impressive line-up of Australia's finest First Nations and World Music performers. Bop, dance, jump, sing and revel in celebratory sounds, from afro beats to carnivalesque grooves, guitars to gourds, didgeridoos to djembes to Saraswati veena. There’s a party on the block and you’re invited!

Pasifika Made

Pasifika Made

Pasifika Made is more than just a show; it's a celebration that amplifies the voices of Polynesian, Melanesian, Micronesian, Māori, and Indigenous artists. From across the Australian and Pacific Island diaspora, a dynamic line up of artists ignites the stage in the spirit of the Moana, weaving together a vibrant fabric of cultural and contemporary Pasifika dance, music, and storytelling with a bit of quirk and island humour!

Portside Serenades

Portside Serenades

Immerse yourself in the vibrant world of Carnival style jazz at Portside Serenades, where the river meets the rhythm. Nestled in the picturesque setting of Portside Wharf, this festival is a melodious evening designed for jazz lovers of all stripes. Bring your dancing shoes and join us at this instalment of Serenades for an unforgettable evening of music, food, and festivity.

St. Lucia Serenades

St. Lucia Serenades

Get your dose of Vitamin D and enjoy a free all-ages concert featuring an incredible line-up of musical goodness and dynamic ensembles at The University of Queensland's new scenic lakeside amphitheatre. Calling all students, families, and indie music fans to come and enjoy the gorgeous spring weather. Bring a picnic and your dancing shoes, as you will need both!

Voices of Victoria Park

Voices of Victoria Park

Whether you're a lifelong classical music aficionado or new to the genre, Voices of Victoria Park offers a captivating experience, showcasing local talent against the backdrop of one of the city's most picturesque green spaces.


A message from Airbnb

A message from Airbnb

Airbnb was born in 2007 when two hosts welcomed three guests to their San Francisco home, and has since grown to over 5 million hosts who have welcomed over 1.5 billion guest arrivals collectively, in almost every country across the globe. Everyday, hosts offer unique stays and experiences that make it possible for guests to connect with communities in a more authentic way.
We’re proud to be Brisbane Festival 2024’s Community Engagement Partner for the second year running, supporting the Brisbane Serenades, Community Heroes and Volunteer programs. We look forward to continuing our work with governments and organisations across Queensland and Australia to ensure that hosting and the economic activity it creates helps make local communities stronger.


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