Brisbane Festival and AAMI Present

Street Serenades

4–26 Sept

The biggest music concert in Brisbane’s history, deconstructed to cover 190 suburbs of the city.

It’s the biggest music extravaganza in Brisbane’s history with Brisbane Festival serenading 190 suburbs of our glorious city. Over three weeks of the Festival, pop-up concerts will be delivered direct to your neighbourhood.

Concerts in cul-de-sacs, symphonies for your suburb, and performances in your favourite park will arrive on bespoke stages on wheels, bringing music to the streets and reaching every suburb in Brisbane.

This epic music program will feature some of Brisbane’s best contemporary musicians, DJs, cabaret shows, circus and general Festival frivolity, intimate concerts with duos and trios across folk, jazz and world music and Brisbane’s finest classical musicians.


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Price

Free

Where

Across Brisbane

Important Info

Suitable for all ages 

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Thank you for having us in your streets and suburbs, Brisbane!

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Bandwagon

#Bandwagon

Jump on the Bandwagon! An eclectic mix of Queensland’s best contemporary live music

Surprise pop-up concerts across Brisbane

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Busby Marou

Busby Marou

Busby Marou are fast becoming a National Australian Treasure.

Troy Cassar-Daley

Troy Cassar-Daley

Troy Cassar-Daley's songs have been the soundtrack to the everyday triumphs, struggles and good times for Australians from our small towns to the big cities.

Sycco

Sycco

​18-year-old Brisbane songwriter and producer Sasha McLeod is Sycco.

Hatchie

Hatchie

Hatchie’s kaleidoscopic sonic palette draws out distinct moods and tones, continually revealing her depth and imagination as a musician and songwriter.

The Dreggs

The Dreggs

The Dreggs' music is best described as indie-folk and roots, with a little coastal vibe in the mix.

Ayla

Ayla

In the world of modern music Ayla is a refreshing force, bringing her brand of decadent pop and otherworldly vocals to the scene.

Hope D

Hope D

Hailing from Brisbane, alt pop-rock artist Hope D began writing and playing music at the early age of 9 years old.

DVNA

DVNA

A warm fusion between new age soul and electronica, referencing Anderson .Paak and Syd.

Jaguar Jonze

Jaguar Jonze

​Jaguar Jonze crafts songs of melancholic beauty woven with gun slinging guitar lines and a strikingly rich, yet intimate voice.

Sahara Beck

Sahara Beck

One of Queensland's most powerful voices, Brisbane's Sahara Beck always brings fierce energy.

Leanne Tennant

Leanne Tennant

Leanne Tennant is the 2018 Carol Lloyd Award recipient and three-time Queensland Music winner.

Pink Matter

Pink Matter

After its members met through university, the neo-soul 4-piece has captivated the Brisbane music scene

Order Sixty6

Order Sixty6

Four misfits from a galaxy far far away, let loose in a makeshift recording studio.

Laik

Laik

​Laik is a singer and multidisciplinary artist whose former performance names /alter-egos include Hannah Macklin, MKO Sun and Bastard Amber.

Roxie

#Roxie

The name on everyone's lips. From cabaret to theatre to circus, these acts come with a bang. 5, 6, 7, 8!

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Hot Mess Mama

Hot Mess Mama

Emma Dean is Mama Earth, and she’s a hot mess

Briefs Factory

Briefs Factory

Briefs Factory is an Australian creative collective who manufacture, cultivate and present evocative, irreverent, physical performance.

Oscar Production Company

Oscar Production Company

​Oscar is Brisbane theatre's mischievous mate.

The Ancient Bloods

The Ancient Bloods

The Ancient Bloods are an interchanging band that delivers music projects as part of Digi Youth Arts mentoring platform for Indigenous young people.

Troubadour

#Troubadour

All that jazz! With soul, funk, hip-hop, R&B and more.

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Tom Thum

Tom Thum

It’s been said many times that Beat Boxer Tom Thum appears to have not only a symphony orchestra but also a jazz band, techno DJ, 80’s synth pop group and collection of exotic world instruments all residing somewhere in his throat

Clea

Clea

Clea has won Queensland’s song of the year for her hit single Dreaming, performed a heart-rending Triple J’s Like A Version and played shows around the country

The Little Red Company

The Little Red Company

With a stacked roster of Brisbane's powerhouse vocalists, you never know who might rock your suburb.

Ella Fence

Ella Fence

Ella Fence is notorious for her musical shape shifting, genre hopping and bending experimentation.

Karl S. Williams

Karl S. Williams

Singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, visual artist and poet – an artist you never saw coming.

Tyrone Noonan

Tyrone Noonan

ARIA Award-winning Tyrone Noonan began a muli-faceted solo career following 10 years with Brisbane band george.

Balairi

Balairi

Partners in life and on the stage, Alinta and Benjin Maza have joined forces to create life that is Balairi.

Melissa Western

Melissa Western

By turns sassy, soulful, smart and sweet, Melissa straddles the worlds of jazz, cabaret, improv and theatre

Cloe Terare

Cloe Terare

Cloe Terare harnesses dark emotional tones and reflective lyrics as she crafts introspective and intimate tracks that explore universal emotions.

Anthony Garcia and Dheeraj Shrestha

Anthony Garcia and Dheeraj Shrestha

Joined by emerging guests artists Indi vocalist Noralyn and trumpeter Gabriel Garcia.

JoshuTree

Joshu^Tree

A songwriter who pens music straight from the heart, with lyrics equal parts energetic and self-aware.

Allegro

#Allegro

Duos and trios across folk, jazz and world music and Brisbane’s finest classical musicians.

Surprise pop-up concerts across Brisbane

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Queensland Symphony Orchestra – Brass Ensemble

Queensland Symphony Orchestra – Brass Ensemble

Some of Queensland’s best brass musicians will bring majestic melodies to the streets

Camerata – Queensland’s Chamber Orchestra

Camerata – Queensland’s Chamber Orchestra

Performing without a conductor, Camerata’s Artistic Associates and their guests proudly take full ownership of their music-making in the spirit of chamber music.

The Australian Voices

The Australian Voices

The Australian Voices are a national choir of Australian singers with high artistic energy

Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University

Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University

Queensland Conservatorium is one of Australia’s leading music and performing arts schools.

Lost & Found: A Song Cycle by Sean Sennett

Lost & Found: A Song Cycle by Sean Sennett

Sean Sennett presents a collection of songs spanning two decades

MZAZA

MZAZA

Multi-Queensland Music Award winners MZAZA passionately deliver their stunning blend of folk to music lovers around the world.

The Long Johns

The Long Johns

Spooky country with that old timey swing, peppered with the spiciest of flavours to deliver songs of hope, loss and hauntings.

CKNU

CKNU

Pure love and positive energy! CKNU puts the soul back into RnB, funk, and reggae. Let the good vibes roll!


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Street Serenades

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