Riverstage is an iconic, outdoor entertainment venue located on the Brisbane River in the City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane City.

Riverstage has hosted acclaimed local, national and international acts including Ed Sheeran, Florence and the Machine, Powderfinger and The Chemical Brothers. Riverstage also hosts community events, including the annual Lord Mayor's Christmas Carols.

Use this section to find information on upcoming Riverstage events. Plan your visit to the venue with transport, parking and visitor information, or find out about hiring Riverstage.

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What's on

Check out our upcoming Riverstage events, shows and festivals, including a link to buy tickets.


Find out about admission to Riverstage including rules, permitted items, entry conditions, passouts and our bad weather policy.

Hire Riverstage

Are you interested in holding your concert, festival, corporate function or launch at Riverstage?  Find venue hire information.

Transport & visitor information

Find out about transport, parking and general visitor information for Riverstage.

Upcoming events

Symphony For Me

Saturday 21 September
Bring your picnic blankets and enjoy some great music performed by the Queensland Symphony Orchestra and stories under the starry sky.

The 1975

Sunday 22 September
You won't want to miss The 1975 on tour here in Brisbane as these English pop mavericks play huge shows around Australia. 

Brisbane Festival closing

Saturday 28 September
Close out Brisbane Festival with City and Colour, The Jezabels, and Asha Jefferies at Riverstage. We've also ensured a great view of the fireworks!

Garden Sounds

Thursday 3 October
Running Touch, Kingswood, The Delta Riggs and the winner of QUT's Battle of the Bands will come together for this ultimate student festival experience.

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Last updated:16 September 2019
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