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Youth Music Festival set to go off
Triple J's One Night Stand 2017 is to be held in Mt Isa this Saturday April 22nd. Triple J brings a night of youth music to a remote location in the form of the One Night Stand music festival.
Artists performing at this year's One Night Stand will be Tash Sultana, The Smith Street Band, San Cisco, Thundamentals, and Triple J Unearthed winner, Mt Isa local, Lucky Luke.
Set Times are as follows:
4:00pm Gates Open 4:50pm Welcome To Country 5:05pm Lucky Luke (triple j Unearthed winner) 5:40pm San Cisco 6:50pm Tash Sultana 8:00pm The Smith Street Band 9:05pm Thundamentals
10:00pm Event Ends
Entry is free, but subject to venue capacity, so get in promptly! There are no pass-outs and re-entry if you leave during the event will be subject to venue capacity. An all-ages music festival, the One Night Stand is alcohol-free, and glass free. Expect your bags to be checked at entry! There are entry Terms and Conditions, so please read ahead and be prepared, to avoid being denied entry.
The event will be held at Tony Wright Oval, Twenty Third Ave, Mount Isa, Queensland. Although the event is free, gold coin donations on entry will go to a local charity. Gates open at 4pm.
There will not be an ATM at the site, so please plan ahead and bring money to purchase food and drinks and merchandise.
Mt Isa offers a variety of accommodation, but after that has booked out camp sites will be opened by the Mt Isa City Council. There will be free buses running to and from the One Night Stand. For full details please check out the ABC and Triple J pages.
Mayor Joyce McCulloch supports the Triple J One Night Stand in Mt Isa. For things to see and do while in the area check out the ABC suggestions.
Mt Isa Mayor Joyce McCulloch, courtesy of ABC news
Mount Isa has been the place of origin of a good number of names you will know, including The Shark Greg Norman, tennis player Pat Rafter, Brisbane Lions midfielder Simon Black, actor Deborah Mailman (Cleverman, the Secret Life of Us, The Sapphires), and of course Bob Katter. The Mount Isa Birthplace of Champions billboard lists the full celebrity history of the region.