Chambers to headline Riverboats
KASEY Chambers is set to headline the 2018 Riverboats Music Festival.
The stellar line-up announced today also features Neil and Liam Finn and Josh Pyke when the festival fills Echuca’s Aquatic Reserve from February 16-18.
Festival director David Frazer said they have been pining for Neil and Liam Finn to perform at Riverboats.
‘‘Riverboats 2018 will present arguably the festival’s most eclectic and exciting line-up to date,’’ he said.
‘‘It’s been a dream of ours to welcome Neil and Liam Finn to the festival for many years.
‘‘And to be presenting these phenomenal artists alongside Australian icons including Kasey Chambers and Josh Pyke is something we’re incredibly proud of.’’
Other acts include The Black Sorrows with Vika and Linda Bull, The Teskey Brothers, Henry Wagons and The Only Children and Gawurra.
Moju Juju, Neil Murray, Caiti Baker, Jazz Party, Tracy McNeil and The Goodlife and Eaten By Dogs round out the line-up.
Rockwiz’s Brian Nankervis is back as the festival MC and tickets are on sale now.
Paddlesteamer music cruises will be back with Tracy McNeil and The Goodlife, The Teskey Brothers, Henry Wagons and Jazz Party all doing one-hour cruises during the festival.
The annual Festival Breakfast returns to the Beechworth Bakery on the Sunday with live sets by Tracy McNeil and The Goodlife which is sure to sell out.
The festival pass is $155 for adults and $75 for children, with family packages priced at $375.
Tickets are available from www.riverboatsmusic.com.au