EventsAussie Day celebrations showcase live, local music

Aussie Day celebrations showcase live, local music

The Spargo Brothers will be performing at the Great Australian Bites- Australia Day 2020 event at Nielson Park on Sunday.

With fantastic community events happening and over 70 live music performances kicking off from 9 am throughout our region, Australia Day for 2020 is going to be huge in the Bundaberg Region.

Bundy Gig Guide's Steve Price said it was the perfect weekend for friends and family to get out and about to enjoy all of the local entertainment Bundy has to offer.

“The live music this year is going to be fantastic,” he said.

“It's officially the biggest weekend we have ever listed with more than 18 hours of great live local Bundy music.”

Australia Day 2020- Great Australian Bites- Nielson Park

Families can enjoy beautiful Bargara with the Bundaberg Regional Council’s official Australia Day celebrations, hosted by the Rotary Club of Bundaberg City Daybreak on Sunday.

Commencing at 1pm and going through until 6pm, the Great Australian Bites Railway Picnic will feature live music from popular local muso’s the Spargo Brothers, Hats On, The Purple Hill and the Unity Drummers.

There will also be activities for all to enjoy including mini sports, beach games, labyrinth walks, sand sculpture competitions and bbq demonstrations.

Spargo Brothers, made up of Ben and Tim Spargo, Dane Costigan and Laurie Mahon, will be performing all of the classic Aussie rock songs at the event and said they were looking forward to a great Australia Day.

“We are absolutely honoured to be part of the Australia Day celebrations again this year,” Ben said.

“Our set will be on from 1.15pm to 2.15pm and we will be playing all of those songs you love to rock out to, including music from the Screaming Jets, INXS, John Butler Trio and much more.”

From 12pm the Lighthouse Hotel will host live entertainment, kids activities and mud crab racing and there is live music at almost every venue you can think of.

At 3pm, Rodney’s Backyard Music Festival will kick off at The Club Hotel with a massive eigh live bands playing through until 3am.

The night will be topped off with an all in jam session that just can’t be missed.

Rodney’s Backyard Music Festival, which is free entry, will also be a fundraiser with raffles and giveaways and all funds raised to be donated to local Cancer Support Groups.

Check out the huge list of great local venues hosting Australia Day celebrations at the Bundy Gig Guide’s Facebook page.