Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

A Dozen Bands in a 12-Hour Music Bender

Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

A Dozen Bands in a 12-Hour Music Bender

Article excerpt

Byline: Inge Hansen inge.hansen@whitsundaytimes.com.au

IMAGINE kicking back with a cold drink and listening to 12 hours of live music.

Next week, Capers on the Esplanade at Airlie Beach will come alive with 12 bands performing over 12 hours.

Airlie Beach Festival of Music organiser, Gavin "Butto" Butlin said the event, which will kick

off at 12pm, will fundraise for the Airlie

Beach Festival of Music's big top tent.

Butto said in 2015 about $4000 was raised and he hoped to see a similar figure this time around.

And as if there wasn't enough fun organised for the night, raffles, prizes and auctions will also be held over the course of the day.

Butto said he was looking forward to the event, which will see bands who have been a part of the festival in previous years come together.

"It's going to be 12 hours of great music," he said.

"There's lots of original music and a few covers."

Butto said not only would local bands feature, but bands from across Australia as well. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.