|The multi-award winning Riverboats Music Festival has announced an incredible lineup for 2024! Boasting a stacked bill featuring some of the biggest names in Australian music, Riverboats is also excited to return home to the leafy surrounds of Aquatic Reserve in Echuca-Moama from February 16 – 18, 2024.
Taking place on the banks of the Murray River on Yorta Yorta country, Riverboats 2024 will host stellar performances by Missy Higgins, Peter Garrett & The Alter Egos, Kasey Chambers,Regurgitator, Tim Rogers & The Twin Set,Russell Morris,
Mia Dyson, Tami Neilson (NZ), Kee’ahn, JAZZPARTY, Folk Bitch Trio, The Public Opinion Afro Orchestra, Sweet Talk, Patty McHugh, Minor Gold and
MC Brian Nankervis.
The festival’s iconic paddlesteamer sideshows will also return in 2024. In partnership with Echuca Paddlesteamers, Riverboats will offer a series of intimate sideshows aboard the historic PS Pevensey. The only festival in Australia to offer this experience, this year’s paddlesteamer sideshows will feature performances by First Nation’s artist Kee’ahn alongside Minor Gold, JAZZPARTY and Sweet Talk.
Situated in the historic town of Echuca-Moama just two-and-a-half hours drive north of Melbourne, the beloved festival is thrilled to be returning home to Aquatic Reserve after being forced to temporarily relocate in 2023 due to flooding. The 12th instalment of Riverboats will be staged across three splendid summer days in the natural riverside amphitheatre under gorgeous river red gums.
The family-friendly event arrives at the tail end of what’s set to be a bumper tourist season for the twin towns. With a range of accommodation options available across the region from motels to holiday parks, punters are advised to book early to avoid disappointment.
Tickets on sale now at riverboatsmusic.com.au.
These will be in high-demand and expected to move quickly.