Music Lineup

Welcome to the electrifying celebration of culture, community, and music at the 2024 Rockhampton River Festival!

From July 26th to 28th 2024, immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere as the picturesque backdrop of the Fitzroy River (Tunuba) sets the stage for three days of pure excitement, with each day offering a distinct musical experience!

Get ready to dance and sing the night away with ARIA-Award winning Eskimo Joe, as well as country icon Travis Collins, local band The Short Fall, and folk musician Georgie Winchester, alongside an array of talented artists spanning rock, blues and roots, alt, folk, and country.

With the Tunuba Main Stage and the Shipyard Stage hosting an eclectic mix of performances, this free music festival promises the biggest Rockhampton River Festival yet! Festivities kick off with the Country on Quay event on Friday, set to captivate audiences on the Tunuba Stage, with two nights of absolutely jam-packed musical adventure to follow, culminating with Eskimo Joe on Sunday.

It’s set to be a weekend filled with vibes, fun, and the ultimate celebration of Rockhampton's rich heritage by the riverside.

Check out the full festival program here.

Music Lineup

Tunuba Stage

Country On Quay kick-starts the Rockhampton River Festival 2024 on Friday, July 26 with the twang of country tunes, immerse yourself in the rich storytelling and foot-stomping rhythms of Country.

On Saturday, July 27, experience the raw energy and alternative sounds of indie rock as emerging bands and established artists take the stage, delivering a diverse range of sonic landscapes.

Rounding out the Tunuba stage on Sunday, July 28, close out the festival on a high note with the infectious melodies and anthemic choruses of pop-rock, ensuring a finale filled with sing-alongs and unforgettable moments with Eskimo Joe.

Shipyard Stage

The Shipyard Stage starts Live and Local on Friday, July 26 where you can celebrate the local music scene with a showcase of homegrown talent, Saturday, July 27 gets down and dirty with a Blues & Roots bent: Let the soulful sounds and earthy vibes of blues and roots music transport you to a place where storytelling meets musical prowess and chill out and recover on Sunday, July 28, witness the timeless charm and heartfelt lyrics of a gorgeous slew of folk acts.

As the anticipation builds for the 2024 Rockhampton River Festival, it's evident that this year is set to be the grandest yet! Building upon the successes of previous years, including standout performances from acclaimed acts such as Alice Ivy, The Vanns, Sneaky Sound System, and The Delta Riggs, the festival has firmly established itself as a highlight on the region's cultural calendar.

The Rockhampton River Festival has consistently showcased an impressive lineup of diverse musical talents and unforgettable experiences for attendees. With each passing year, the event has grown in scale and significance, drawing larger crowds, and has attracted renowned headliners such as Eskimo Joe, Travis Collins, and Georgie Winchester for the upcoming extravaganza.

With an unparalleled mix of music, entertainment, and community spirit, the 2024 Rockhampton River Festival is poised to be a celebration like no other, solidifying its status as the biggest and most anticipated event in Rockhampton's cultural calendar.