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John Farnham headlining The Heritage Bank Festival of Food & Wine at the 70th Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers

John Farnham and his iconic voice are slated to headline The Heritage Bank Festival of Food & Wine at the 70th Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers.     Over 10 days, close to 300,000 people will attend more than 77 events taking place including a floral street procession.

 

 

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Australia’s most iconic ‘voice’, John Farnham has been announced to headline the music program at the Heritage Bank Festival of Food & Wine in Queens Park over the opening weekend of the also iconic 70th Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers! 77 events will be taking place over 10 days in Spring as the town showcases its luscious gardens in full bloom. The Heritage Bank Festival of Food & Wine opens on Friday September 20 with the all-female, four-piece ensemble Pink Matter laying down a cool neo-soul and urban sound, before Sydney-based performer Sloan Peterson takes over with her modern garage rocks-meets-50s guitar pop. Closing the night is Middle Kids, an indie rock band from Sydney, led by lead singer/guitarist Hannah Joy and her husband, Tim Fitz. On Saturday September 21 the program opens with famed funk, hip hop, blues, soul and dance music makers Electrik Lemonade(who were in contention to represent Australia at Eurovision 2019!), before powerhouse tribute band Forever Queen takes over, followed by internationally acclaimed ABBA tribute group Bjorn Again closes. This will be a night of epic anthems! On Sunday September 22 the program features Brisbane brass fuelled funk festival band Cheap Fakes follows, before iconic Australian band Dragon takes to the stage. To close the opening weekend, the man himself John Farnham will perform in front of an expected capacity crowd. #toowoomba #toowombaregion #toowoombabusiness #toowoombaliving #toowoombalife #visitquensland #toowoombawedding #toowoombaeats #toowoombahairdresser #visitqueensland #schooliesweek #brisbaneevents #queensland #flowers #gardenshow #botanicalgardens #gardening #gardeningtips #naturelovers #naturephotography #eaglestreetpier Video Credit: Iammert Jannerga Music Credit: The Kingdom Choir – You’re the Voice

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A WICKED winter at HOTA, Surfers Paradise

Renowned Australian production company, Matt Ward Entertainment, has announced today it will stage the worldwide musical phenomenon, WICKED, hot on the heels of casting the stellar lead cast.  Co-presented by HOTA, Home of the Arts this exciting rendition of WICKED will showcase a talented line up this June, telling the beloved tale of the extraordinary adventures in Oz and a profound friendship between Glinda The Good Witch and Elphaba, The Wicked Witch of the West.

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8 reasons to book your stay at Rydges Southbank today

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With so much action exploding through Brisbane, Rydges Southbank have just dropped 4 packages for locals and visitors to take their summer experience to the next level. 

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Meriton Suites: 5 star ratings and largest rooms

Meriton Suites in Parramatta and Pitt Street, Sydney CBD were awarded 5-star status at another two of its locations by Star Ratings Australia and continues to maintain a position of prominence in the industry.
Meriton Suites Church Street debuted as the tallest hotel in Western Sydney and now features as the one of the newer and only 5-star accommodation options in Parramatta.

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