Take a stroll down Batmark Park this November, and follow the sound of music towards River Riffs. This new and free music festival will take place on a floating helipad in the Yarra River. Alongside the music, you can expect tasty bites from food trucks as well as a bar on-site. River Riffs will run from Thursday November 23 to Saturday November 25.
Relax by the river and indulge in bites from 4pm to 10pm each day of the music festival. Look forward to Japanese treats from Kimu, burgers from Grillz on Wheelz and Greek doughnuts from St. Gerry’s. There will also be a fully stocked bar, serving up spirits, wine and beer.
Headline acts include Candlelight Concerts by Fever, as well as Fleetwood Mac tribute band Tusk and INXS tribute band INXSIVE. On top of the headliners, the main stage will celebrate up-and-coming artists of Melbourne from 6:30pm to 8pm each night. These artists will be announced in the coming weeks. Meanwhile, the park will also come alive with buskers from 4pm to 6pm.
Headline acts include:
When: Thursday November 23, 8:30pm to 10pm
This year, Tusk is celebrating ten years of touring their Fleetwood Mac Tribute Show. Find out what makes Fleetwood Mac so special with haunting vocals and chart-topping hits.
When: Friday November 24, 8:30pm to 10pm
INXSIVE has replicated the legendary sounds and live shows of INXS since the late 90s. If you love INXS and classic Aussie rock, then you’ll have a sensational time at this tribute show.
Candlelight: A Tribute to Coldplay
When: Saturday November 25, 8:30 to 10pm
The spectacular Candlelight Concerts by Fever have dazzled music lovers in over 100 cities across the world. Feel swept away by the sounds of live music, while surrounded by the gentle glow of candlelight. At River Riffs, the team are taking the stage with a Coldplay tribute. Can’t wait for the music festival? See what’s playing at Candlelight here.
Find out more about River Riffs here.