Brisbane City Council Presents

20 years

28-30 October

More than a street party

Music
Food
Art

Live Music

Set Times

Finn McCools

Valley Fiesta Pop Up Bar

  • 12noon-12am Party like the Irish at Finn McCool’s every day and night during Valley Fiesta! Watch the bands live and loud and secure the best seat in the house in their front beer garden.

Brunswick Street Mall @ the POD

Live & Local Band/DJ Competition Presented by Taps

  • 6pm-10pm
    6.00-6.25 Concrete Surfers

    6.30-6.55 The Royales

    7.00-7.25 LU-C!D

    7.30-7.55 Jamie Forest

    8.00-8.25 Avid Society

    8.30-8.55 Seismic Toss

    9.00-9.25 Muddy Chanter

    9.30-9.55 Electric Zebra

Brunswick Street East

Main Stage

  • 3pm Hey Geronimo
  • 3.45pm Bistrotheque DJs
  • 4.15pm Morning Harvey
  • 5pm Bistrotheque DJs
  • 5.30pm Harts (Live)
  • 6.30pm Joyride
  • 7.45pm The Vines (Live)
  • 9pm Yacht Club DJs

Brunswick Street Mall

Main Stage

  • 9am Busking Auditions
  • 1pm These Guy
  • 1.30pm Harry Hollywood vs Geordie Sure
  • 2pm YUUCA
  • 2.30pm Harry Hollywood vs Geordie Sure
  • 3pm Nyck
  • 3.45pm Nick B2B Polba
  • 4.15pm Polographia
  • 5pm Yvng Jalapenño
  • 6pm UV boi فوق بنفسج
  • 6.30pm Lachness
  • 7pm Jess Kent
  • 8pm Nick B2B Polba
  • 8.30pm KLP (Live)

Chinatown Mall

Multicultural Stage

  • 12 noon Cook Islands Cultural Dance Group - Performance & Workshop
  • 12.50pm Dance Masala - Dance Performance & Workshop
  • 1.40pm Baala Baajo - Drum & Dance Performance & Workshop
  • 2.40pm Aathmika - Indo-Jazz
  • 3.45pm The View From Madeleine’s Couch - Brazilian
  • 4.50pm Umkancho - African/Zimbabwe
  • 5.55pm Ensemble Diaspora
  • 7pm Greshka - Klezmer-Balkans

Finn McCools

Valley Fiesta Pop Up Bar

  • 12noon-12am Party like the Irish at Finn McCool’s every day and night during Valley Fiesta! Watch the bands live and loud and secure the best seat in the house in their front beer garden.
    Hosting the official Valley Fiesta after party, Finn McCool’s features live bands and exclusive DJs so you can continue the party and enjoy the great craic.

Winn Lane

Laneway Sessions

  • 11am-3pm Live music and live art painting - featuring Kiel Tillman, presented by The Culprit Club.

Bakery Lane

Laneway Sessions

  • 12 noon-3pm Live music by Greg Brady and friends

Bakery Lane

LUVVE DANCE bloc party

  • 4pm-3am Featuring international house, disco and electronic artists.

Duncan Street (Chinatown Mall)

All Things Vintage & Vinyl Fair

  • 8am-4pm With old School Vinyl DJ's spinning tunes, kissing booth, mascots, costumes and live art installations, there will be something to tickle your fancy.

    Presented by Trash Monkey and Butter Beats.

The Empire

Ball Queens Bingo

  • 2pm-4pm Join Holly Spirit and Tina Bikki in their finest day drag as they celebrate all things Valley Fiesta in the most fabulous way they know how...with bingo!

    Brisbane's finest ball-handlers have your afternoon activity covered with this special daytime edition of Ball Queens Bingo!

The Press Club

Red Bull Curates

  • 3pm-8pm Red Bull Curates and Press Club present a canvas cooler showcase and live art installation featuring some of Australia's finest underground artists, this Valley Fiesta weekend!
    Complete with outdoor pop-up bar, it is free to attend. 

    Featuring creations by:
    Simon Degroot
    Mik Shida
    Cherie Buttons
    DRAPL

    Live installation by Lauren Carney Art.

Cloudland

Dr Sketchy’s

  • 3pm-5pm All welcome, you don’t need to be an artist to join in.
    Come draw in a fun, non-judgmental and cheeky environment. This is an art session you won’t forget.

    Two hour event with a short intermission to allow models to change costume. Poses range from 1-20mins and include sketching games with prizes.

    Sketchy’s has been featured in NY Times, Washington Post, Sydney Herald, ABC radio, Playboy and on hundreds of radio stations and articles.
    In 2010 a documentary on Dr Sketchy’s Anti-Art school was released and tells of its Brooklyn boozy beginnings by young art school drop-outs.

Flying Cock

ALLEY Fiesta

  • 3pm-9pm ALLEY Fiesta presented by The Flying Cock and Rapversations

    The Flying Cock is bringing the bounce back to Brunswick Street with a laneway bloc party for Valley Fiesta. Located just behind the Street stage, in The Flying Cock’s alley, you won’t find a better Saturday arvo sesh in the River City.

Flying Cock

HALLOWEEN AT THE COCK

  • 8pm-5am In the same way Netflix cult favourite Stranger Things pays homage to all the biggest movies and TV shows of the 80s, this Halloween we are taking the best of the 80s - the music - and sending Smugglers back in time.

    If you loved the synth pop inspired soundtrack of the movie ‘Drive’ and purchased a copy of Luke Millions cover of the ‘Stranger Things’ theme song from iTunes - Saturday October 29 should be right up your dark alley.

    Everyone's favourite headless house band, Birdman Randy will be covering some of the biggest hits of the 80s including Michael Jacksons 'Thriller' and Kenny Loggins 'Danger Zone' before the Flying Cock’s DJs close out the night with a salute to synthwave right up to 2016.

    Dress ups are encouraged! There are three categories, don't get too Cocky:

    BEST GROUP: $50 Cocky Cash per person in your crew

    BEST MALE: $250 Cocky Cash

    BEST FEMALE: $250 Cocky Cash

Retro’s Cocktail Lounge

Halloween Party

  • 8pm-5am Retro’s Cocktail Lounge hosts the most spooktacular party of the year in ‘Nightmare on Brunswick Street’.
    Sponsored by Jägermeister, the scariest night on the calendar features giveaways, fishbowl cocktails, best dressed prizes and ‘Jet Chill Cocktails’.
    Go ’get your freak on’ to the best ol’ skool hits of the 80’s, 90’s and 00’s.

Brunswick Street Mall

QMA Showcase

  • 2pm Emily Wurramara
  • 3pm Deena
  • 4pm Bearfoot
  • 5pm Mzaza
  • 6pm Forevr

Chinatown Mall

Multicultural Stage

  • 12 noon Colombian Dance Group - Dance Performance & Workshop
  • 12.50pm Al Zayton Palestinian Dabke Troupe - Dance Performance + Workshop
  • 1.40pm The Ceilidh Clan - Scottish Dance Fest
  • 2.45pm Imaya - Spanish
  • 3.35pm Celestino - Bolivian
  • 4.35pm Don Kon Ten Shan - Japanese Fusion
  • 5.40pm Andrea Kirwin & Band - Island-Folk/Gospel
  • 7pm Mzaza - French/Moroccan/Spanish Fusion

Finn McCools

Valley Fiesta Pop Up Bar

  • 12noon-12am Party like the Irish at Finn McCool’s every day and night during Valley Fiesta! Watch the bands live and loud and secure the best seat in the house in their front beer garden.
    Hosting the official Valley Fiesta after party, Finn McCool’s features live bands and exclusive DJs so you can continue the party and enjoy the great craic.

Duncan Street (Chinatown Mall)

Vintage & Vinyl Market Stalls

  • 8am-4pm Presented by Trash Monkey and Butter Beats

Winn Lane

Laneway Sessions

  • 11am-3pm Retail therapy and recovery eats accompanied with live music

Bakery Lane

International Animation Day 2016

  • 6.30pm-9.15pm Presented by Animation Alliance Australia Inc. ASIFA Australia