More acts join Queenscliff Music Festival’s massive lineup

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More acts join Queenscliff Music Festival’s massive lineup

Queenscliff Music Festival
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Frank Turner and the Sleeping Souls, Katy Steele and more: Queenscliff Music Festival have revealed more acts for 2023 lineup.

In the lead-up to the November festival, Queenscliff Music Festival has announced even more stellar acts to join their already rocking 2023 lineup.

Attracting more than 10,000 music lovers of all ages annually, the beloved event will see the intimate spaces of Queenscliff’s iconic streetscape transformed the crème de la crème of the music industry, with new additions including iconic UK folk-punk troubadour Frank Turner and his band The Sleeping Souls; Katy Steele who owns one of the most undeniable, ethereal, dramatic voices this side of Kate Bush; First Nations pop duo The Merindas and ARIA nominated Georgia State Line.

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Also joining the lineup is Americana Bluesman, US Expat and new Taswegian Ben Wilson with his outfit Raccoon Dog; two-piece rock and groove merchants Burger Joint; Frank Sultanas Blues Band; Naarm/Melbourne-based indie-rock quintet Mood Spill; Melbourne/Naarm-based artist Danika; and Graham Moes, who own uniquely rhythmic and soulful looping sound, combines the flavours of roots music, modern electronica and gritty blues.

These acts join previously announced acts Aloe Blacc, G Love & Special Sauce, Foy Vance Boy & Bear , Something For Kate, Illy, Dan Sultan, Liz Stringer, Ian Moss, The Dreggs, Ngulmiya, Alice Ivy, Xylouris White, Mindy Meng Wang x Tim Shiel, Jem Cassar-Daley, Felipe Baldomir, Leah Senior, JAZZPARTY, William Crighton, WILSN, BEANS, Full Flower Moon Band, The Badloves, Willie J & The Bad Books, Eils & The Drip, Emily Barker, Cat Canteri. Justine Clarke, Zindi & The Zillionaires and Bananas in Pyjamas live show.

Levelling up this year’s festival, for the first time Auslan Interpreted shows will take place across its main stages on Friday, Saturday & Sunday of the Festival. Interpreters will be provided by Auslan Stage Left. Artists information via the festival website has been updated and now lists the Auslan interpreted performances.

The multi award winning, Queenscliff Music Festival will be a four day celebration of live music, family-friendly activities, locally sourced gourmet produce, fine booze and more. Staged on the lands of the Wadawurrung on the beautiful Bellarine Peninsula, the festival’s beach setting and picturesque locations attract music lovers from all over looking to soak up the laid back vibes and the eclectic mix of music on offer.

The 25th Queenscliff Music Festival runs across 23 + 24 + 25 + 26 November 2023. Purchase tickets to the Queenscliff Music Festival here