Battle of the Buskers is a renowned music festival that promotes undiscovered local songwriters and artists in Maroochydore.
There are hundreds of performing artists each year, so you’ll be in for a lot of music!
Battle of the Buskers, 2024 Dates, Artists, Schedule, Sunshine Coast, QLD
From award-winning musicians to circus stunts, comedy, teen prodigies, and sword swallowing, “Buskers by the Lake” this year will see even more incredible entertainment, jaw-dropping tricks, daring world record attempts and more!
They’ll be dishing up live music, craft brews and artisan cocktails, with a fresh breeze and warm sun of late winter on the side.
The prestigious ‘Battle of the Buskers’ officially kicks off the ‘Buskers by the Lake’ festival of events. With previous winners including international megastar ‘Tones And I’ and The Voice Finalist, ‘Tanya George’ you are guaranteed a night of mind-blowing entertainment!
Come and discover the undiscovered, as the top singer-songwriters of ‘Buskers by the Lake’ festival go guitar to the banjo in a battle to take out the ‘Totally Talented’ title.
The international foodies will also be taking you on the trip of a lifetime, with an array of cuisines that’ll tempt all taste buds.
Check out the Kids’ Creative Arts spaces, including face painting, hula hooping, tye die workshops and more!
They recommend you pack a picnic blanket or your favourite camp chair and lay claim to your preferred position. A beach umbrella wouldn’t go astray either, and remember, SLIP, SLOP, SLAP! BYO alcohol is NOT PERMITTED, and security will be on the watch.
No worries if you forget your money, honey! Thanks to ATM’s On The Go, an ATM will be accessible at the event. If you’ve not saved up enough Buskers coins, they’ve also got you covered! The ‘buskers tip picks’ will be for sale at the information container – remember, a busker is someone who entertains in a public place for donations! Please remember to TIP!
Get your tickets in advance to secure your spot too. Prices range depending on age and group – family packages are available. Tickets already come with tip tokens, so you can tip the buskers of your choice – though tipping more is encouraged!
It will be worth making the trip to Maroochydore for the event. The festival is the perfect excuse to get to know this stunning coastal town on the Sunshine Coast, famed for its vibrant live music scene, cosmopolitan food, and charming café culture.
Battle of the Buskers is one event that should be on your bucket list!