Howzat! The gap year is over! The Bayside success story, ROCK THE BAY returns to close this year’s Festival in George Clayton Park! An outdoor stage, bars, a ferris wheel, food, activities for young humans, and chart-topping music all in one place – the Wynnum Fringe Garden.

It’s a Summer Love cocktail of Rock, Pop, Funk, Soul & Disco not to be missed this December. We will fly, way up high as the OG King & Queen of Pop, Daryl Braithwaite and Marcia Hines reunite for the first time in 30 years to headline ROCK THE BAY with international Funk & Soul heroes The Bamboos, local rock legend Hope D, as well as hosts Loretta Ryan from ABC Brisbane and Festival Director Tom Oliver who will duet some dance floor anthems with Marcia Hines – the first time since co-starring in global phenomenon VELVET in 2017.

Hits like The Horses, Summer Love, Howzat, As The Days Go By, Love Songs, One Summer, You, Disco Inferno, Your Love Still Brings Me To My Knees, If You Could Read My Mind, Ride On Time, Hard Up, The Wilhelm Scream, On The Sly, Tomorrow, I Don’t Wanna Stop and many more will ignite the stage and make this an afternoon to remember. Dayl Braithwate has authorised the use of blow up horses, so permission granted to sing loud, dance and ride into the best party of 2023 with your pals!

Australian music royalty, Daryl Braithwate is a timeless legend of our Australian culture with chart topping hits from Sherbet, a huge solo career and recently being praised by global superstar Harry Styles ending in a duet performance of The Horses at Sydney Accor Stadium.

This is an all ages licensed event with the biggest line up to ever hit Brisbane’s Bayside. Blast the group chat and book in your team now. Do not miss this!!

Daryl Braithwaite is an iconic Australian singer/songwriter and ARIA Hall Of Fame Inductee. As the front man and vocalist for 1970’s band Sherbet, Braithwaite rode a wave of local and international success with songs such as Howzat and Summer Love propelling the band the band to superstar status. Braithwaite went on to embark on a highly successful solo career which included a #1 ARIA Album Chart for his album Edge (1988) featuring the hit singles As The Days Go By and One Summer. Braithwaite’s 1990 follow up album Rise included the single The Horses which reached #1 on the ARIA Singles Chart and to this day remains an anthem for generations of Australians. In 2020, Braithwaite joined a host of local and international artists to perform at Fire Fight Australia, Concert For National Bushfire Relief in front of an audience in excess of 70,000 at Sydney’s ANZ Stadium. Highlight earlier this year 2023 in Sydney performing The Horses with Harry Styles in front of 60 thousand people.

All venues are wheelchair accessible