Presented by Qld Music Trails, Untitled Group & Brisbane Festival
INTRODUCING NEWEST BRISBANE PARTY PRESENTED BY QLD MUSIC TRAILS, UNTITLED & BRISBANE FESTIVAL
GROOVE ARMADA (DJ SET) + THE AVALANCHES (LIVE) + LADYHAWKE + CUT COPY (DJ SET) + NINA LAS VEGAS + LATIFA TEE + YO! MAFIA, AND
AUSTRALIA’S LARGEST DRESS UP CONTEST!
Qld Music Trails introduces their debut Brisbane event,Sweet Relief!, a unique one-day party and springtime getaway taking place at Brisbane’s Maritime Green, Northshore on September 16, 2023.
Music tourism trendsetters Qld Music Trails co-presents Sweet Relief! with Untitled Group and Brisbane Festival announces an Australian exclusive headlining DJ set from legendary electronic music titans Groove Armada and an exclusive live set from cult Australian dance act, The Avalanches. Additionally, queer dance crew Poof DoofPride Patrol ft. Jimi The Kween join the party alongside market stalls and more.
“We’re so excited to be heading up to Brisbane to play at Maritime Green at Northshore Brisbane. It’s such a cool looking spot – we've got a feeling it’s gonna be a very special one” said The Avalanches.
Sweet Relief! encourages Queenslanders and inter-staters alike to head to the sunny state’s capital and enjoy a sizzling party along the city’s riverside. English dancefloor legends Groove Armada (DJ Set) will bring their influential dance super-stardom to Brisbane and Brisbane only for an exclusive DJ set sure to ignite the dance floor as they span their 90s origins through to their 2020’s eighth studio album. Joining the duo is iconic Australian act, The Avalanches who bring their dynamic live show to Sweet Relief!, performing from their award-winning back-catalog of sampled dance music bliss. Joining them on the stage is none other than Ladyhawke, Cut Copy (DJ Set), Nina Las Vegas, Latifa Tee & YO! Mafia.
Sweet Relief! Also invites festivalgoers to participate in Australia’s Biggest Dress Up Contest and come on the day in their sweetest and most extraordinary getup. Whether it’s otherworldly face paint, a dazzling costume, or lots of glitter, entrants are encouraged to dress how they feel. Anything goes!
A celebrity panel of judges, including beloved presenter Osher and drag superstar, Jimi The Kween will award prizes for Best Individual Costume, Best Group Theme and Best Couple Ensemble among those who walk the Academy Award-style, 360-video catwalk.
You could win a luxury getaway in Far North Queensland for 4 with included flights, accommodation and experiences.
Your prize includes:
• A four night stay at Crystalbrook Flynn for 4 people (2 x Double Rooms)
• Four economy class flights from Brisbane to Cairns return
• Unique experiences including a guided snorkel at the Great Barrier Reef with Reef Unlimited, a visit to Salt House, Cairns' most iconic waterfront venue and experience vouchers through Travello!
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As one of the country’s longest-running iconic parties, POOF DOOF Pride Patrol is your travelling queer safe space, exported directly from Australia’s East Coast for their Queensland debut at Sweet Relief! Expect some of the country’s best party-starting DJs, from Melbourne’s Argonaut and DJ Enn, to famed queens including Beverley Kills of Rupaul’s Drag Race Down Under, Ruby Slippers and Luna Thicc, popping up with unmistakably fun, colourful and inclusive performances that have community primarily at heart.
STAY & PLAY!
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Save the date for a fun and exciting day off at Brisbane’s newest party, Sweet Relief! this September. For more information, head to www.sweetrelief.au
Sweet Relief! is a Queensland Music Trails event co-presented by Untitled and Brisbane Festival, and supported by Brisbane City Council, Containers for Change and Eat Street.
Qld Music Trails are proudly supported by the Queensland Government.
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