You can keep the holiday revelry alive by enjoying Toowoomba Regional Council’s free, eight-week Summer Tunes program starting on Sunday, January 5. The following seven weeks will see performers across pop, rock, Celtic, country, jazz, and big band genres.
For the first time in 2014 the program expands to Oakey, Crow’s Nest, Pittsworth and Millmerran over successive Sundays in February.
The February Regional Summer Tunes program is:
Oakey: February 2, Bicentennial Park, The Countdowns
Crow’s Nest: February 9, Centenary Park, Slow Train Comin’
Pittsworth: February 16, Centenary Park, Roger & Penny
Millmerran: February 23, Anzac Park, Steve Henry Quartet.
Toowoomba’s entertainment program is staged at four of the city’s premier public parks ̶ the Picnic Point bandstand, the shade shelter area at Laurel Bank Park, at the Newtown Park State Rose Garden and near the children’s play area in Queens Park.
The Queens Park program, titled Children’s Capers, will be held from 10am to noon on each Sunday in the series. An added feature in Queens Park is free face painting for children of all ages. Other themes are The Big Bands at Picnic Point, Picnic Pleasures in Laurel Bank Park and Music in the Roses at Newtown Park. These sessions run from noon to 3pm.
Enjoy performances by Damian Black, The Alison Bryant Quartet, The Broxburn Music Club of Pittsworth, Yakety Saxes, JEDDY (Jazz Education for Darling Downs Youth Society), Triple Beat, Sunrise Road, Risky Business, Toowoomba Municipal Band, High Altitude Harmony, Paul Edwards Quintet, Andrew Kucks, the Jim Miller Big Band and Bart Thrupp among others.
The full program can be viewed at www.toowoombaRC.qld.gov.au/summertunes
Media Relations Officer
Stakeholder Engagement and Communication
Toowoomba Regional Council