Hire Riverstage

Riverstage is ideal for hosting:

  • local, national and international performances and music events
  • corporate functions and events
  • community events.

Commercial hire

Riverstage holds up to 9500 patrons, however the venue is scalable for a number of different event modes.

To find out more about commercial hire options and maximum capacity for your event, phone our Riverstage Venue and Events Administrator on 07 3403 7921.

Riverstage fly-through video

Discover Riverstage via fly-through video showcasing the Riverstage's location along the Brisbane River inside the City Botanic Gardens.

You can also view this video on Brisbane City Council's YouTube account.

Technical facilities

Riverstage technical facilities include:

  • 50 square metre backstage storage 
  • six metre x three metre front of house with underground cable access that can be modified to meet your requirements
  • power supply audio 150 amps per phase
  • power supply lighting 350 amps per phase
  • rigging points and weight loadings
  • high speed internet and telephone access.


If you hire Riverstage for a ticketed event, we'll work with you and our ticket supplier, Ticketmaster, to deliver ticketing services for your event. 

Noise levels

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations state that during a concert at Riverstage:

  • noise level cannot be greater than 100dB (A) LAeq when measured 30 metres from the stage, over any five-minute interval during the event
  • all amplified noise must finish by 10pm.

Noise levels are measured by an independent company at spectator height from front of house. 

Floor plans

The Riverstage complex has four levels. View the floor plans in your preferred format:

Ground floor - offices

Level 1 - stage, production office and two dressing rooms

Level 2 - green room, kitchen facilities and two dressing rooms

Level 3 - covered rooftop hospitality area

More information

For more information on hiring Riverstage for your concert or event, you can:

  • email the Riverstage team
  • phone our Riverstage Venue and Events Administrator between 8.30am - 4.30pm Monday to Friday on 07 3403 7921.

Any written correspondence for Riverstage should be directed to:

  • Riverstage
    Brisbane City Council
    GPO Box 1434
    Brisbane Qld 4001
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