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The Jitterbugs + The Beanies | Encore Manly Kids

Encore Manly

The Jitterbugs + The Beanies | Encore Manly Kids

12:00pm, Sun 28 August, 2022
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60+ artists in 20+ venues over 10 days right in the heart of Manly. 
17th August - 28th August

Encore Manly presents The Jitterbugs & The Beanies at Queenscliff Surf Club! Bring the kids to meet some of their favourite children's entertainers across an incredible afternoon of kids activities and character meet and greets.

The Jitterbug show is filled with non-stop entertainment and educational segments which encourage audience participation. With gentle messages through song and dance The Jitterbugs characters educate children from an early age the importance of caring for our environment.

The Beanies are every child's best friend with a mission to bring back imaginative play! Laura, Mim and Michael will get your Mini Beanies singing, dancing and imagining.

There is one 12pm session with an approximate 45min duration. There will no food and beverage supplied at the event but we encourage attendees to bring light snacks and non-alcoholic beverages into the venue. Children aged 0-12months do not require a ticket to the event.

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Some of the biggest names in Australian music and comedy will be up close and personal in the pubs, bars and clubs of Sydney’s beachside town, Manly, from Wednesday 17 August to Sunday 28 August 2022.

Encore Manly will see more than 60 musical artists and comedians on stage across more than 20 local Manly venues over the two week period. Kids and families are also in for a treat with some of the greatest ever Australian characters ready to make an appearance by the beach!

Diverse genres, legends of Australian music and comedy, DJs and rising stars are among the Encore Manly line-up which boasts names such as:


Amy Shark
Bag Raiders
Boy & Bear
Bronte Alva
Chase Sera
Client Liaison
Dante Knows
Daryl Braithwaite
Emily Grace Taylor
Go Freek
Kool Vibrations
Latifa Tee
Little Fritter
Jordan Burns
Mowgli May
Sam Teskey
Satin Cali
Sombre Hills
The Buckleys
The Nile Rogers & Chic Show
The Presets
The Terrys
Touch Sensitive
You Am I


Alex Dyson
Gender Bender Bingo
Lizzy Hoo
Mel Buttle
Merrick Watts
Mike Goldstein
Nath Valvo
Peter Helliar
Tommy Little
Tim ‘Rosso’ Ross + Kit Warhurst 


Bluey & Bingo
Dr Hubble’s Bubble Show
Teenie Tiny Stevies
The Beanies
Roo’d Kangaroos 

More acts are set to be announced in the coming weeks.

While there’s lots of free live music, kids and family entertainment planned, major headline acts will be ticketed intimate performances so get online and book now!

Full program details and ticketing information are available at




We respectfully acknowledge the original and traditional custodians of this land, the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as well as the Gadigal people of whose land the festival resides on.

We also respectfully acknowledge all Aboriginal communities and their elders, past, present and emerging.

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