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Northshore Brisbane
2—24 Sep

Northshore Brisbane

Brisbane’s Northshore will transform into an immersive riverfront hub for Brisbane Festival.

The wondrous floating art experience, Brisbane’s Art Boat featuring The Spheres by internationally acclaimed artist Lindy Lee, will dock at Northshore Brisbane’s Maritime Green with cruises departing Wednesday to Sunday.

As the sun sets, the precinct will be enlivened with live music, a pop-up riverside bar and tasty eats.

Open sessions return on Tuesday evenings, where audiences can experience the stunning installation The Spheres whilst the Art Boat is docked.

#Discover Brisbane’s own Art Boat

See what's on

Midnight Moonlight Cruise

Midnight Moonlight Cruise

The ultimate celestial experience.

Float away at midnight as the full Moon casts its bright light over Brisbane with soul-pop songstress Akosia and special guest artists.

Coming To Our Senses

Coming To Our Senses

A unique experience to greet the day.

Lie down, taste and touch nature’s grandeur, listening deeply and exploring as the dawn breaks over the Brisbane River.

The Art of Deep Looking

The Art of Deep Looking

A mindfulness experience led by Steve Pozel.

Through mindful practices explore new ways in which art can be an extraordinary means to communicate what words cannot.

Choose your route

Loops, port to port or a once-in-a-lifetime Art Boat Experience.

Pick a performance

Special guest artists Akosia, The Huxleys and more.

The Spheres by Lindy Lee

The Spheres by Lindy Lee

Internationally renowned visual artist, Lindy Lee brings her stunning installation aboard Brisbane's Art Boat for a truly immersive, celestial art, light and sound experience.

#Artist Highlights

Each cruise features a pop-up performance from a special guest artist

Akosia

Akosia

AKOSIA invites her listeners on an eclectic journey of her melodic harmonies and meaningful storytelling that explores the reality of life and love through her music. Step into the intoxicating world of AKOSIA.

Alice Ivy

Alice Ivy

Recognised as one of Australia’s most versatile and exhilarating artists, ARIA-nominated, Alice Ivy’s eclectic signature sound spans sample-influenced soul, hip-hop, dance and electronic pop that she brings to life live as a multi-instrumentalist.

Gail Sorronda

Gail Sorronda

With her signature monochromatic designs, Gail Sorronda brings her unique aesthetic to Brisbane’s Art Boat. Having attracted the attention of the likes of Dolce & Gabanna and Karl Lagerfeld, the cult Brisbane designer will entrance audiences.

Laniakea II

Laniakea II

Experience a different sense of space and time in this mesmeric and beautiful work conceived by composer Dr Corrina Bonshek and developed in collaboration with gong master Dr Michael Askill that evokes the movement of stars in our expanding universe.

Mo'Ju

Mo'Ju

A force to be reckoned with, Mo'Ju is one of Australia's most exciting singer/songwriters. Amassing critical, commercial and cultural influence with their album, Native Tongue, they continue to impact the Australian music scene through their work.

MZAZA

MZAZA

Led by French-Sephardic vocalist Pauline Maudy, multi-award winning MZAZA deliver their stunning blend of folk to music lovers the world over. This group of musicians from around the globe mesmerise audiences with powerful and inspired performances.

The Huxleys

The Huxleys

The Huxleys are a dynamic duo of cataclysmic proportion who present camp commentary and spectacle across visual art and performance. Sparkle, surrealism and the absurd, The Huxleys bring some escapism and magic to everyday life.

Vanessa Tomlinson

Vanessa Tomlinson

Vanessa Tomlinson's work is noted for exploring how sound shapes our lives, awakening our ears to new sounds, in new spaces, her music making, which include works on the tam-tam is the perfect partner to Lindy Lee’s installation.


#Comedy & cabaret by twilight

Don’t miss the Twilight Electric Spiegeltent at the Northshore Precinct!

Blanc de Blanc Encore
27 Jul—18 Sep

Blanc de Blanc Encore

Northshore Brisbane

Maho Magic Bar
27 Jul—18 Sep

Maho Magic Bar

Northshore Brisbane

How to get there

Northshore, Brisbane ›
Maritime Green
147B MacArthur Ave,
Hamilton QLD 4007

Getting Here

#Getting There

Brisbane's Art Boat Departure Information

Northshore, Brisbane Departures

Maritime Green
147B MacArthur Ave,
Hamilton QLD 4007

All ticket-holders are required to arrive by the time on their ticket. Time for boarding is included.

South Bank Departures

410 Stanley St,
South Brisbane QLD 4101

All ticket-holders are required to arrive by the time on their ticket. Time for boarding is included.

The boat is moored along the river, in front of the pool area near the South Bank Piazza and BOQ Festival Garden.

Journey planner

There are ferry stops and bus stops nearby. Plan your public transport journey using the Translink Journey Planner.


#Partners

Northshore

Brisbane Festival expresses deep respect to and acknowledges the First People of this Country.