Electrifying sounds hit festival
THE exciting sounds of two Australian bands are getting louder following the announcement of the Whitsunday Reef Festival’s headline acts.
Townsville’s King Social, who gained popularity after competing in Australia’s Got Talent last year, and festival favourites, Electrik Lemonade, will take to the stage to deliver electrifying performances.
Front man of King Social, Angus Milne, said audiences could expect some surprises on the night.
“We’re really keen to give people a sneak peek at one or two songs that might make it on our upcoming debut album,” he said, adding, “our sound is a blend of country, hip hop, rock and reggae, perfect for backpackers, bogans, bushies and beauties”.
“Punters should bring their dancing shoes, and expect to sing until they’re hoarse, with a fun night of upbeat music mixing,” he promised.
Whitsunday Reef Festival committee chairperson, Margie Murphy, said she was impressed with what King Social brought to the stage.
“I saw King Social as finalists in Australia’s Got Talent last year and thought they’d be perfect for the festival,” she said.
“And being a North Queensland band - it’s a great chance for Airlie to experience an up-and-coming talented band.”
Both bands will perform on Saturday, August 6, on the Beach Music main stage in the centre of town.
Aside from live music, the 10day event, from August 5 to 14, has something for everyone, with market stalls, carnival rides and plenty of food and drink incorpo- rated. The popular Street Parade and the Revvin’ the Reef Car Show will be back on the Saturday for all to enjoy, as well as a Family Fun Day on Sunday offering loads of free fun. For more information visit www.whitsundayreeffestival.com.au.
ELECTRIFYING: King Social has been announced as one of the bands performing at the Whitsunday Reef Festival in August.