Spotlight On: Hottest Events at Riverstage Brisbane

Experience the ultimate outdoor entertainment at Riverstage Brisbane, where music and nature unite to create unforgettable moments.

If you’re a music lover living in Brisbane, you’re in for a treat. The iconic Riverstage, an outdoor entertainment venue located on the Brisbane River in the City Botanic Gardens, has an exciting lineup of events scheduled for 2023. From electrifying rock musicals to concerts and electronic performances from around the world, there’s something for everyone.

Riverstage has hosted acclaimed local, national, and international acts including Ed Sheeran, Florence and the Machine, Powderfinger, and The Chemical Brothers. With a diverse range of events scheduled for 2023, catering to different tastes and interests, there’s something for everyone. Whether you’re a fan of rock, pop, or electronic music, you’re sure to find an event that you’ll love at Riverstage – check out everything they have on offer here.

Lord Mayor’s Christmas Carols

The Lord Mayor’s Christmas Carols returns in 2023 to spread joy to the world with a dazzling evening of high kicks, high notes and hijinks. Don’t miss this tree-mendous night for the whole family!

Sat 2 Dec 2023

The War On Drugs

Live Nation is thrilled to announce the return of The War On Drugs to Australia and New Zealand for the first time since 2018. With special guests Spoon, plus Indigo Sparke, the band will tour the region in December 2023 in support of I Don’t Live Here Anymore, praised by GQ as “the band’s clearest, most vibrant, and upbeat.”

Sat 9 Dec 2023

Dermot Kennedy

After a sold out run of dates last year, Secret Sounds is excited to announce that Irish singer and songwriter Dermot Kennedy is set to return to Australia this year. With latest album Sonder in tow, Dermot’s The Sonder Tour will grace the stage in Brisbane.

Sun 10 Dec 2023

Royal Blood

UK rock duo Royal Blood – Mike Kerr & Ben Thatcher are returning having just released their latest album Back To The Water Below. Touring across the UK & US the band won a Brit Award in 2015 for Best British Band, which catapulted them onto the world stage, touring with Foo Fighters and performing huge festival sets across the world including Coachella, Fuji Rock and Australia’s own Laneway.

Mon 11 Dec 2023

Pub Choir’s Christmas Fundraising Extravaganza

Never been to Pub Choir before? Join thousands of happy strangers and be guided to singing glory by the most enthusiastic person who ever lived, Astrid Jorgensen. Every voice is welcome, including your weird one.

Thu 14 Dec 2023

The Teskey Brothers

ARIA winners and GRAMMY® nominees The Teskey Brothers are thrilled to announce The Winding Way Tour – 13 huge shows across Australia and New Zealand, kicking off in November 2023.

Sat 16 Dec 2023

Noah Kahan – SOLD OUT!

Noah is no stranger to success in Australia. His collaboration with Julia Michaels, ‘Hurt Somebody’ was the most played song on Australian radio in 2018 and his 2023 album Stick Season: We’ll All Be Here Forever landed his highest ever ARIA Albums Chart position, at #13.

Sat 20 Jan 2024

Louis Tomlinson

Internationally renowned singer, songwriter LOUIS TOMLINSON is extending his acclaimed “Faith In The Future World Tour” to include Australia with a run of headline shows in early 2024.

Tue 30 Jan 2024

Melanie Martinez

Multi-Platinum alt-pop phenomenon Melanie Martinez has announced her Australian leg of her blockbuster PORTALS Tour.

Fri 2 Feb 2024

Jammin Festival | Brisbane 2024

Jammin is a two-day R18 festival that will bring some of the most iconic names in reggae music together in Brisbane as part of a line-up that will speak to the generations. Featuring a total of 23 acts, including iconic reggae superstars Sean Paul, UB40 ft Ali Campbell, Wycleff Jean, Shaggy, Julian Marley, Jammin Fest Jammin has enough flavour to cater to all kinds of reggae tastes.

Sat 3 & Sun 4 Feb 2024


Get ready for a monumental rock experience! Slash feat. Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators are embarking on their first headline tour in almost five years, and it’s making a thunderous stop in Australia in February 2024 as part of The River Is Rising-Rest of the World Tour ’24, featuring special guests, The Struts and Aussie rock legends Rose Tattoo.

Sun 25 Feb 2024

The Chemical Brothers

For three decades, they have defined the cutting edge of electronic dance music, both on their multi-platinum records, and with their hugely lauded hallucinogenic live shows, which have played to millions at festivals and arenas all over the world.

Tue 27 Feb 2024

The National with very special guests Fleet Foxes

The National and Fleet Foxes touring together for the very first time, playing shows in some of Australia’s finest venues. Joining The National for the tour will be one of Indie Folk’s most acclaimed acts, Fleet Foxes. Led by lead singer-songwriter Robin Pecknold.

Wed 28 Feb 2024

Bring Me The Horizon

BRING ME THE HORIZON have an impressive string of accolades under the belts including BRIT and Grammy nominations, multi-platinum selling releases, over 1 billion YouTube views, are the top 500 most streamed artists globally on Spotify and have had 4 x #1 ARIA Albums over the last 10 years.

Sat 20 Apr 2024


Macklemore will make his highly-anticipated return to Australia. with a series of headline shows in May 2024. A household name with worldwide acclaim and an unforgettable live presence, don’t miss Macklemore’s return to Australia & New Zealand in 2024 for a series of show stopping performances.

Fri 17 May 2024

Thirty Seconds To Mars

Thirty Seconds to Mars return to Australia and New Zealand on their monumental Seasons 2024 World Tour. The world tour will also see the band travel across Latin America, Europe, and North America – their first headline tour in over 5 years.

Tue 17 Sept 2024

Tate McRae

Multi-platinum singer/songwriter Tate McRae announces her Australia and New Zealand dates for November 2024 as part of the Think Later World Tour.

Sun 10 Nov 2024

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