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Racecourse Rd Street Party
Sunday 20th September 2009, 10am - 5pm
Racecourse Rd, Ascot Qld 4007
Free live music across four stages, countless food, craft and art market stalls, music and dance workshops and hairstyles that would make Marie Antoinette look like a minimalist, make the Racecourse Road Street Party the ultimate day out.
The line up includes The Gin Club, funk party band Pablo Discobar, jazz and hip hop from Jumbledat, dub and reggae courtesy of Dubdoubt, and every genre of music from countless artists including Hungry Kids of Hungary, Tara Simmons, Dubmarine, Pear and the Awkward Orchestra and Resin Dogs.
A new Latin Quarter provides tango performances and workshops, plus soulful tunes and spicy grooves to get everyone in the street on their feet. Those brave enough can visit Spanish performance artists Osadia for a truly hair-raising hair style. Families won't miss out with Erth’s dinosaur performance ‘The Petting Zoo’ fabulous street performers and plenty of free kids' activities including face painting and workshops make it a fantastic day out.
Get involved or just grab a glass of wine at one of Racecourse Road's many cafes and restaurants, relax and watch the crowds enjoy one of Brisbane's best street parties.
Food and beverages will be available for sale from a variety of stalls plus cafes and restaurants along Racecourse Road will be open. Circus and dance workshops will run throughout the day.
There will be road closures affecting Racecourse Road between Lancaster Road and Kingsford Smith Drive. Closure times and alternative bus stop information will be available here in early September.
The following roads will be restricted to local traffic only:
Between Charlton Street and Racecourse Road - Windmere Road and Beatrice Street
Between Vine Street and Racecourse Road - Beatrice Street
Between Riverview Terrace and Racecourse Road - Rossiter Parade
Between Seymour Road and Racecourse Road - Allen Street, Balowrie Street, Kent Street, Stevenson Street and Dobson Street
Train: Ascot Station
Bus: Racecourse Road, Kingsford Smith Drive and Lancaster Road
CityCat: Bretts Wharf
Parking: Limited street parking available. Hamilton Rotary charge $5 for parking at Eagle Farm Racecourse.
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