Get High On QLD Sun At Island Vibe (AKA Spring’s First Beachside Festival)

A sonic tsunami of over dozens of acts are riding the wave into North Stradbroke Island this October. 

That’s right – a beachside festival is just around the corner! If you don’t already know, Island Vibe Festival is bringing the best in reggae, soul, dub, world, jungle, folk, hip hop and bass music to SEQ, with a program that reflects the diversity and richness of the musical community across the globe. 

Location: A bloody beautiful beach, mate

Back for episode number 15, Island Vibe is returning to the world-famous and picturesque Point Lookout on Stradbroke Island. Located a mere 90 minutes from Brisbane, the festival site backs onto the golden sands of Main Beach, giving festival-goers the opportunity to bask in the cooling azure waters of the South Pacific between performances. 

As well as being the second largest sand island in the world, Stradbroke is renowned for its beaches, beauty and chilled atmosphere. Island Vibe also coincides with the last few weeks of the whale migration season, making a truly beautiful location just that little bit more special.

Source: Island Vibe Facebook

Lineup: We Cannot Wait

In this annual celebration of all things reggae, roots and bass music, Island Vibe will be hosting a slew of acts across their multiple stages including The Airie Top (Big Top), the Bamboo Bass (Bass Music stage presented by Earth Frequency Festival) and Chai’n’Vibes (formerly known as the Coconut Lounge) as well as traditional and contemporary dance in the Ceremony Circle, and workshops and talks at the Workshops Space & Kids Space.

We can’t wait to see what’s on this year!

Source: Island Vibe Facebook

The Ethos: More than just good music

This year Island Vibe is continuing the commitment to diversity in music, bringing more world music and gender equity to the program, as well as being one of Australia’s leading eco festivals through initiatives such as our composting loos, zero-waste policy, wash stations, single-use plastic ban, biodiesel and solar generators and bike2vibe.

What more do you need to know? Take the time off work NOW and get your tickets to this blessed beachside celebration here. Oh, and don’t forget to follow their Facebook for updates!

This article was written by Matt Basedow.

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