Rocking the last night
CELEBRATE the last night of Carnivale on Saturday with good music at the festival finale ‘‘ A Taste of Paradise Concert’’ featuring Australian legend Daryl Braithwaite.
Starting out as the singer in the hugely successful band Sherbet, Braithwaite later went on to have an equally successful solo career after launching out on his own in 1988 with hits including One Summer and The Horses.
Supporting Braithwaite will be popular local acts Willow Willis, known for her original acoustic sound with her latest music combining folk, rock, classical and jazz, and Benny and the Clones who are regulars on the local festival circuit.
Sheraton Mirage general manager Lachlan Walker said they were excited to be hosting the event together with Port Douglas Carnivale and had also arranged supervised child minding on the night of the concert.
‘‘ We want families to come out and have a good time without have to worry about their children,’’ he said.
The child-minding will run from 7pm to 10.45pm and will be available for children aged between four and 12 years. There will be kids food, juice, children’s movies, painting, board games, computer games and general indoor activities and costs $ 19 per child and needs to be prebooked.
The concert will also feature a range of food stalls on the night serving hot dogs, beef sliders, butter chicken curry and fried hokkien noodles and the Lagoons restaurant seafood buffet will also be offered at a discount for those with a concert ticket.
The evening will culimate with a spectacular fireworks display.
Concert tickets are $35 and can be purchased on l ine at www. carnivale. com. au and child- minding bookings are essential by emailing email@example.com or call 4099 5888 and ask for Samantha Lusk. Babysitting can be arranged for kids under four years.
READY TO ROCK: Daryl Braithwaite