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Valley venues raising the festival vibes

Brunswick Street Live

Bursting into Brisbane’s ever-growing music festival scene for the first time, Brisbane City Council’s Brunswick Street Live is giving you another great reason to head to our iconic inner-city party precinct.

It’s FREE and coming to you from 12noon in the Brunswick Street Mall on Saturday 10 June.

Markets and street artists

As well as the unmissable live music lineup, there will be a curated collection of local artisan wares from specialist bakers, potters, and jewellers dotted throughout the mall.

You can also watch as talented street artists, Stewart Shuker, John Smith Gumbula and Shaun Clarkson work together to create a massive painting that evokes connection to place, community, and natural-world icons of Brisbane.

Valley venues getting in on the music festival action

To complement all the action in the Brunswick Street Mall, loads of your favourite Valley venues are dialling up the fun times to bring even more to this mini music festival celebrating everything you love about the Valley.  


Brendan the Bard, 1.30-5.30pm

Jordan Hill, 6-10pm

Enjoy the sounds of Brendan the Bard and Jordan Hill alongside some of RG’s delicious food, chilled drinks and great company.

Brendan the Bard combines his soulful voice with captivating guitar playing, effortlessly blending genres and bringing authenticity and passion to the stage. Don't miss the opportunity to experience the raw power of Brendan the Bard.

Jordan Hill is a musician who has been performing at events and venues, from weddings to pubs and birthdays and festivals for more than five years now. Whether he’s playing on a sunny afternoon or late into the night, Jordan brings a soothing bluesy sound to audiences.



One of Brisbane’s longest-running live music venues, Ric’s is a weekend must visit and doubly more so as part of Brunswick Street Live.

Spray X Beats, 2-7pm

Grab a snack and a cold schooey alongside local artist Daniel Kent as he showcases his talents through live graffiti artwork in Ric’s Backyard. Enjoy the unique visual entertainment set to the latest electronic dance music from Brisbane’s up and coming DJ superstars including the winner and runner-up from Ric’s DJ Comp 2023.

Unearthed by Ric’s, 7-9pm

Start the night with live music from local artists and bands including Liquid Sun + support, before things pick up later in the night and the DJs hit the decks. Enjoy the chilled atmosphere and menu of classic street food at Ric’s.


Marquee Bar

Sweet Mimosa Afternoon Tea, 3-7pm

Sip and socialise at Marquee’s special one-off Sweet Mimosa Afternoon Tea, where the drink of choice will be – you guessed it – Mimosas. Also including complimentary canapés and Brisbane’s best house DJs, come and relax in the outdoor beer garden among the action and bustle of Brunswick Street Live.



Karaoke, 7pm-late

With thousands of songs to choose from, round up your mates and head into Blute’s for karaoke to belt out your own Brunswick Street Live bangers.


Black Bear Lodge

Black Bear Lodge turns 12!, 7pm-3am

Celebrating another orbit around our mother star, Black Bear Lodge is throwing its doors open and showcasing some of Brissie’s all-time favourite music makers – Frank Booker (NZ), First Beige, Gemini Talk, and Simi Lacroix.


Finn McCools

DJ Sarge, 9pm

DJ Bergy, 12am

There’ll never a better time to let the cheer of your favourite Valley Irish pub warm you to the core.


Hey Chica!

Winter Social lunch, 12-2pm and 2-4pm

Embrace the seasonal change with Hey Chica’s Winter Social, which takes their popular endless lunch to next-level winter-warming indulgence. It’s guaranteed to warm your soul!


The Sound Garden

Scarlet’s Way, 1.30-4.30pm

Wander into the Sound Garden for even more live music, good vibes and great food.



No Stress Saturday, 7-9pm

Continue your Brunswick Street Live celebration in retro style at Retro’s. Get on the No Stress Saturday guest list here.



- June 2023