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The Honorable Stirling Hinchliffe MP, Minister of Racing, Minister of Local Government and Minister of Multicultural Affairs, will be opening the Goldy Rocks Music Festival.
Stirling Hinchliffe is proud to represent the Sandgate electorate in the Queensland Parliament and as a member of the Palaszczuk Labor Government.
Stirling is an experienced community advocate having first served as the State Member for Stafford from September 2006 to March 2012. During his first term, he served as a Parliamentary Secretary in social and economic portfolios. His second term saw his elevation to serve as Minister for Infrastructure and Planning (March 2009 – February 2011) and then Minister for Employment, Skills and Mining (February 2011 – March 2012). As a State Government Minister, he oversaw the development of affordable housing choices, a strong regional plan balancing economic growth and protection of our local environment and delivered employment programs including Skilling Queenslanders for Work.
Stirling lives in Sandgate with his wife Megan and their three children. Prior to his election as the State Member for Sandgate Stirling worked for a training company and has worked in public and private sector jobs and run his own small business. Read more.
“Not to be missed.”
“We are a fun band, but serious about entertaining people,” Seavers said. “I think a lot of people have never seen a Double Bass before but, most of our crowd are very young and it’s brought back the Bluegrass and Hillbilly music and we play anything – Countrybilly, Rockabilly and Bluesabilly”.
PETER CUPPLES is the former lead singer and songwriter of ‘STYLUS’ – the Australian blue-eyed soul band who became the first ‘all white band’ to be signed by the US Motown label, Tamala.
“Clean, elegant, tasty playing!!! I watched 3 times!!! Shred on!!!!!” – Nita Strauss, Alice Cooper Band
Unlike your usual singer songwriter, Lecia Louise demands attention with her soaring, bluesin’ rockin’ guitar riffs and licks. A guitar virtuoso and diverse songwriter, Lecia effortlessly moves through the styles of rock, pop, groove and blues. Read more.
Salt & Steel are fiery and soulful, with a sound that has been described as both beautiful and wild. These bohemian rockers are all about balance and this flows into their music as it moves through both the light and the dark.
With an Earthy Rock, Roots sound and a whole lot of raging passion, these women hit the stage like a storm, carrying with them foot stomping rhythms and hypnotic melodies. Read more.
Corey Abbott – Guitar, Vocals. Mojo, Songwriter, Jason Atkins – Drums, Mark Gibson – Saxophone, Jake Uhlmann – Bass, Peter Devine – Guitar, Vocals. Read more.
From the streets and tapas bars of Spain and bustling Japanese live music venues, to Australian festivals, malls, bars, hotels and restaurants, Felicity Lawless has delighted many diverse audiences with her journey through sound and emotion. Fusing world music and gypsy elements with folk and rock, her sound is characterised by a flashy, Spanish guitar style, soaring vocal melodies and hypnotic rhythms. She performs with an energy that elevates and inspires while infusing her crowds with enthusiasm and joy. Read more.
Arriving in Melbourne in 1984, Joe Tee has been involved in the music scene since he got here. He now calls Brisbane home, and his music is a beautiful blend of African, Reggae and Calypso. Joe Tee has an infectious presence on stage, and when he starts to dance you will notice the crowd follow!
10:10am and 4:00pm with Moziac.
Musicians like to tell the story of their struggle to do well. They tell it to try to inspire people. Honestly inspiration is not really what I’m after. I hope people can take something from it but really I’m just telling this story because its mine to tell.
A blues Extradonaire who has performed at Broadbeach Blues Festival, festivals in Singapore, Japan and New Zealand. Read more.
10:10am and 4:00pm Frazier Goodman.
Sino Sound Group
10am Honorable Stirling Hinchliffe MP, Minister of Multicultural Affairs
10:10am Moziac band also featuring Frazer Goodman
10:45am Sino Sound Group
11:30am Felicity Lawless
12:10am Colt Seavers
1:10pm Salt & Steel
1:50pm Peter Cupples
2:40pm Lecia Louise
3:20pm Joe Tee
4:00pm Moziac band also featuring Frazer Goodman
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