The countdown to that wonderful four-day weekend has begun! Between soaking up the perfect Autumn weather and eating way too much chocolate, be sure to check out the local parties on offer.
With a vibrant and diverse selection of dance music gigs on over the long weekend, we’ve got you covered whether you’re looking to avoid awkward family get togethers, burn off calories from excessive hot cross bun consumption, or head out for a brew or two. Some top electronic music events to keep you dancing this Easter long weekend are listed here.
THURSDAY, 6 April: S.A.S.H Byron Bay Relaunch
For a short trip down the road to beautiful Byron Bay, you can kick-start the long weekend with the contagious grooves, unfettered enthusiasm and raw energy of UK Producer, DJ and founder of Fuze London, Enzo Siragusa. Supported by S.A.S.H director Kerry Wallace, Frumosul and Calmy, the winner of the S.A.S.H DJ competition, this sunset soiree is sure to delight the senses well into the night.
When: Thursday 6th April, 6pm – 12am
Where: Byron Bay Theatre, 69 Jonson Street, Byron Bay, NSW 2481
Entry: $50.00 + BF. Tickets available for purchase online.
SATURDAY, 8 April: Mood Swing & Chevy Bass @The Yot Club (18+)
Genre-defying live electronic duo Mood Swing & Chevy Bass are at the helm of luxe party venue The Yot Club for what is sure to be an eclectic performance in their signature style, live mixing ghetto funk and glitch-infused party jams, filthy and fat house bass lines and live instruments. Tickets essential for what is sure to be an incredible experience on the water.
When: Saturday, 8 April 6pm – 9pm
Where: The Yot Club, Boarding: 5:30 PM from Mariners Cove, 60 Seaworld Drive Main Beach QLD 4217
Entry: From $49pp – $ 2,200.00. Tickets available for purchase online.
SUNDAY, 9 April: Beatpie & Emense Presents – BLACK LOOPS @ Hidden Cherub Kitchen & Bar (18+)
German house DJ Black Loops will be taking over the sound section at Burleigh’s Hidden Cherub for his only Queensland show on Easter Sunday. Enjoy a unique and intimate experience hosted by new local record label Beat Pie and Emense events for nine hours of 90’s underground inspired house, funk, jazz, deep, soulful, Chicago, NY and Detroit music. Local supports include Chris George, Ceccato, Lockhart and Kris Diahann1?00. This intimate venue has as very strict capacity and this event is expected to sell out, so be sure to grab tickets to avoid disappointment.
When: Sunday, 9 April, 1pm – 10pm
Where: ‘Hidden Cherub Kitchen & Bar 2/29 Lemana Ln, Burleigh Heads QLD 4220
Entry: From $27. Tickets available for purchase online. Very limited tickets on the door.
/1:041×New Gold Coast record label Beat Pie knows how to throw a party. Video supplied by Braden Ceccato
SUNDAY, 9 April: Mystical Wonderland @ Shambala Estate (child friendly)
It really is Sunday funday with a great range of events to choose from on Easter Sunday. If dancing amongst the trees, workshops, breathwork and meditation appeal to your senses, look no further than Mystical Wonderland. Unplug and unwind in the sanctuary that is Shambala Estate (formerly known as Tamborine Gardens), for an afternoon of mystical beats and joyous experience. There are also options to camp out at the estate.
When: Sunday, 9 April, 1:11pm – 11:11pm
Where: Shambala Estate (formally Tamborine Gardens Wedding Resort)
104 Beacon Rd, Tamborine QLD 4271, Australia
Entry: From $69 – $89 AUD + BF. Tickets available for purchase online.
SUNDAY, 9 April: Easter Sunday ft. METODI HRISTOV @ The Cavill Hotel (18+)
Techno lovers rejoice, Eat The Beat, WeLove, Purity, Dragonfruit and El Primo Productions have joined forces to deliver dark and progressive techno artist Metodi Hristov, all the way from Bulgaria for an afternoon of mind-bending beats in Surfers Paradise. With a huge line-up of local and interstate supports, this is a great event for those wanting something a little harder to round off the long weekend.
When: Sunday, 9 April, 2pm – 9pm
Where: The Cavill Hotel, 46 Cavill Avenue Surfers Paradise, QLD 4217
Entry: From $27.48. Tickets available for purchase online.