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13 days of surf, sun, music, art and sand
An artistic and musical experience is being unleashed on the Gold Coast this year from the 22nd February to the 3rd of March. There are also pre-Bleach events that will be happening at Paradise Point, Palm Beach and Burleigh Heads. Making its way down the Southern coastline, events will happen in surf towns such as Currumbin, Tugun, Coolangatta and Kirra. With a mass selection of music, arts, theatre and film; this event has something for everyone.
With Australian and international acts such as hip hop star Urthboy, local soul artist Busby Marou, The Beautiful Girls' Matt McHugh and many more, musically Bleach* has something to offer everyone. There are two pre-paid music events that will be sure to sell out and these are the Hip-Hop festival with Urthboy, Seven and Diafrix all for $55, or to see them individually at a base price of $25. See the Hip-Hop festival at Coolangatta hotel on the 23rd of February.
In between there are plenty events to entice all ages, such as the Kite Festival at Kirra Beach and a new Suitcase Rummage Market. For more information on one of the many events at Bleach* here is your guide to the festival: Tear-Off Guide.
All the celebrations and events of Bleach* lead up to one big 'festivity': the Quiksilver Pro. At Snapper Rocks, Coolongatta on the 3rd of March, 2013, visitors to the festival are in for a treat. For $40, a limit of 200 people will witness the talent of Matt McHugh a surf music favourite will delight visitors before the start of the Gold Coast's most known surfing event which happens every year. The Separista Sound System will join them along with a world premiere of The Spirit of Ashka. A 40 minute film which celebrates 40 years of surf, beach, and Australian surfers. This intimate performance and amazing spectacle of a surfing event is something not to be missed in 2013.
Matt McHugh touring with The Beautiful Girls. Hayden Jose / Wikimedia Commons
Check out the guide for Bleach Festival 2013, and enjoy one of the best Gold Coast events to happen this year. See you there!