Scarborough Sounds

Spend Father’s Day afternoon in a magical setting by the Scarborough seaside listening to a superb program of world class music from outstanding artists on the Redcliffe Dolphins Main Stage. Scarborough Sounds is back in 2017, bringing a bolstered program of amazing musical talent. Best of all, the event is free to attend. See the incredible 2017 line up below!

Visitors are encouraged to bring along a blanket or a chair, settle in for an afternoon of family-friendly entertainment, and soak up the relaxing atmosphere.

Please keep in mind this is strictly a no BYO event.

Recommended Parking for Scarborough Sounds

There are four nearby parking areas for event patrons to use;

  1. Street parking – Kennedy Esplanade
  2. Existing Car Park Queens Beach  (off Flinders Parade).  Approx 800m – 1km walk

Event Details

Date: Sunday, 3 September 2017
Time: 4pm – 8pm
Location: Scarborough Park, Scarborough

The Steele Syndicate

The Steele Syndicate has got the groove, and it’s infectious. The Brisbane-based octet has an eclectic, genre-bending sound that reimagines elements of old school funk, reggae, ska and indie rock. Rich vocal harmonies blend with a roaring, four-piece horn section to create music that is energised and emotional, for dancing breathlessly and for pondering deeply. The band is quickly making its mark on the scene in Brisbane and beyond. Packing the punch of its acclaimed live set into a record, The Steele Syndicate released its debut EP, ‘Antipodes’, on August 4th, 2016.

The Natural Culture

The Natural Culture (T.N.C) is an Australian original funk, reggae and world music band with an infectious energy and passion to set the world on a path to resilient prosperity. Founded in 2010, TNC aims to excite and inspire listeners globally with enjoyable high-energy performances of world-class musicianship supporting the deliverance of this universal message. The group excites and inspires listeners with a performances equaled to a New Orleans second line and tropical beach party.

Taleena Peck

As a songwriter, Taleena is authentic and un-apologetic, creating songs that reflect her life and experiences.  This young musician’s style has an alternative edge that stretches from folk to indie, pop and country pop.  After teaching herself guitar at the age of 14, Taleena hasn’t looked back.  Playing at multiple festivals and venues around Australia, this young musician’s fascination with music makes sure for a captivating performance, every time.

Mark Lowndes

There’s a big difference between being famous and being unforgettable – the latter seems to fit Mr Lowndes precisely. Mark’s indelible impression not only leaves his audience uplifted, but asking questions like, “why haven’t I heard of him?” Or “where can I find his music?”
From sharing the main stage with world renowned Indie artist Michael Franti, to supporting R&B heavy weights Boys to Men and Brian McKnight, this singer/songwriter’s ability to cross genres leaves him in a league of his own. The acoustic soul artist believes in using his musical gift for good. His songs are stories of purpose, dreams, and messages of calling and belief, woven intricately together with catchy melodies and hooks.

Dan Horne

Dan Horne is an English born, Australian singer/songwriter and multi instrumentalist. His music is built on Blues and Roots foundations with folk undertones. Dan pulls influence and inspiration from many forms of world music. Lapsteel guitar techniques from India, Hawaii and the deep south meet folk driven melodies and chord progressions, more familiar in Americana styles. His solo live shows are mesmerising and encompassing. His layed back attitude and ability to engage any crowd instantly is infectious. Dan’s performances remain light-hearted , whilst his message of peace, love, and unity is conveyed.

Breanna Fielding Trio

With sounds that dip into R’n’B and soul classics, and blended with a modern twist, the Breanna Fielding Trio will have audiences swooning. Music lovers have to hear these powerhouse vocals at least once in their lifetime.

Bar, Food & Markets

We have an array of gourmet foods from the very best market vendors to tantalise the senses and satisfy any craving. There are also restaurants and take away shops open on Landsborough Avenue. Enjoy a tipple or two in the bar, located near the Dolphins Main Stage. Enjoy a glass of wine or a cold beer as you enjoy the best seat in the house. The bar is open until 8pm.

Please keep in mind this is strictly a no BYO event.


Back by popular demand – the huge Bonfire returns to Scarborough Sounds. Also enjoy the series of bonfire drums along the waterfront and a very special treat – Mystic Fire. Watch the rainbow colours in the flames.

*please note: the bonfire addition is weather dependent

Jack Reed Barber Shop

Fancy a trim at Scarborough Sounds? Jack Reed Barber Shop will be setting up at this year’s event, unleashing the clippers and giving out free haircuts all afternoon. Jack Reed Barber Shop have the vision of the One Thousand Haircuts Project – providing 1000 free haircuts to the homeless. Stop by and say hello to these inspirational barbers.

Scarborough Sounds Program

Taleena Peck Special Guest (between sets)
Mark Lowndes4.00pm
Dan Horne4.30pm (Bonfire Beatz)
Breanna Fielding Trio5.00pm
The Natural Culture6.00pm
The Steele Syndicate7.00pm


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