Toowoomba's Streets & Laneways Will Come Alive On Easter Saturday

fourth annual Streets & Lanes Festival


15 April 2019

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WALTONS STORES - FUN kicks off from 10AM:

Continuing their sponsorship of the busking festival, Walton Stores will become a key precinct at Streets & Lanes Festival this year with live music, great food and markets all kicking off from 10am.

You can catch some of Toowoomba’s best local live music including Pepper Jane, Harrison Paroz, Nathan Joseph and country music icon Brendon Walmsley plus Toowoomba ex-pats such as Lucy Korts, Kent Tonscheck and The Beamish Brothers.

TOOWOOMBA BUSKING FESTIVAL - 6pm:

At 6pm the finals of Toowoomba Busking Festival will take place on the Walton Stores stage and the winner of the $2500 first prize will be chosen by experienced artists in their capacity as festival judges. The winner of the

People’s Choice award will also be announced with the public having the opportunity to use tokens to vote for the buskers they love most throughout the day.

Applications to participate in the busking festival will not close until Wednesday April 17 so there is still time to get involved for a chance at big prizes and to perform to thousands of people on the day.

Toowoomba Busking Festival is about filling the streets with music and creating opportunities for artists, especially locals, but for YWAM Toowoomba director Michael Bingham there is also a deeper reason for running the busking festival: “Artists have so much to offer a city and can even transform a place. Music can change the atmosphere and bring joy, hope and life to those who hear it. What better time for that than Easter?”

CIVIC SQUARE -  10am to 3pm:

There will be plenty to do for kids & families including a free petting zoo, pony rides, jumping castle and craft activities plus Brisbane-based children’s entertainer Dan Warlow, dancers and more.

ART GALLERY PARK:

Art Gallery Park will once again be transformed into ‘Little Eat Street’ with gourmet food trucks from across the region and live entertainment all day.

Many of Toowoomba’s best local artists will also be donating their time to perform in venues throughout the CBD including Fitzy’s, Georg Banks, Bar Wunder, The Florence, Phat Burgers and 2nd Shot Café.

Streets & Lanes Festival incorporating the Toowoomba Busking Festival will take place on Easter Saturday, April 20 throughout the Toowoomba CBD.

Don't miss this fantastic event!

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