HOMEGROWN, where the beats are electric & the talent extraordinary

Published on 05 June 2023

Homegrown Concert with The Stone Apes

Rocky, it's time to celebrate the incredible talent that originated right here in our own city! Join us for the inaugural HOMEGROWN concert at Rockhampton River Festival on Friday night in The Shipyard. This sensational line-up of artists will have you dancing, singing, and experiencing the true essence of our vibrant music scene.


Headlining the night is none other than The Stone Apes! Bridging the gap between tropical guitar riffs and a hard-hitting rhythm section, The Stone Apes deliver an infectious blend of Australian indie and stadium rock that will leave you craving more. Fronted by the charismatic Jye Kennedy, their unique sound captures the attention of every audience, and their unforgettable live performances will have you belting out the lyrics to their original tunes in no time.


Prepare to be blown away by the foot-stompin' swamp and dirty blues rock of Transvaal Diamond Syndicate. This powerhouse of a band has been captivating audiences across the country with their raw, energetic, and exciting live shows. With over 15 million plays on their YouTube channel, TDS has become a force to be reckoned with. Get ready to be transported into a world of mesmerizing sounds and infectious rhythms.


Kick-back to the mesmerizing sounds of MATH. This talented band, featuring Maddi McDonald and joined by brothers Clay, Dylan, and Sam Hooper, has been captivating audiences since 2018 alongside iconic Australian musicians. Get ready to experience their infectious energy and their passion for creating remarkable music.


Get ready to be immersed in the enchanting nu-folk music of Weathered. Led by Queensland-native Upile Mkoka, Weathered's dreamy, atmospheric tones and heartfelt lyrics will transport you to another world. With multiple EPs and countless shows under his belt, Weathered is ready to present his highly-anticipated debut album "Until This Love is All That Remains," co-produced with the acclaimed Mark Myers. Brace yourself for an unforgettable performance that will leave you speechless.


Join us in The Shipyard on Friday 28 July 2023 for a night of homegrown talent that will leave you buzzing with pride. Entry is FREE!


9pm | Stone Apes

8pm | Transvaal Diamond Syndicate

7pm | MATH

6pm | Weathered


See you at HOMEGROWN, where the beats are electric and the talent is extraordinary!