Australia Day in the Capital announces Rogue Traders will headline concert

Posted 10 Jan 2019

Story by CBR Canberra

Canberra is the place to be for Australia Day 2019, kick off your long weekend with non-stop live entertainment, activities for the whole family and mouth-watering food options, all set around the picturesque Lake Burley Griffin.

Kicking off from 4pm, Australia Day celebrations will be spread across two locations, Regatta Point and Patrick White Lawns. The event will conclude with a show-stopping fireworks display from the lake and Commonwealth Avenue Bridge at 9pm.

The main stage at Regatta Point will have back-to-back entertainment from 4pm until just before the 9pm fireworks. Headlined by Rogue Traders featuring Natalie Bassingthwaighte, best known for their hit Voodoo Child, the concert will also feature a mix of local Canberra based artists including The Advocates, Los Chavos and Big Boss Groove. Plus, keep the little ones entertained at the amusement rides set up at Regatta Point.

Patrick White Lawns will feature a range of sporting and interactive activities, try your hand at a cricket fast bowl, practice your golf swing and so much more, there is something for everyone. Activities at Patrick White Lawns will run from 4pm until 8.30pm.

Pack a picnic or grab someone from one of the many food outlets at both Regatta Point and Patrick White Lawns. With a multicultural focus, tantalise your taste buds as you take in the music and fireworks.

Plan your Australia Day celebrations at http://events.act.gov.au/australia-day

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