Live Entertainment

 

BIRDSVILLE RACES PROGRAM OF EVENTS

Hourly from 9:00AM – 2:00PM

Movie Screening “Diamantina Spirit”

Wirrarri Theatrette

Hourly from 9:00AM – 2:00PM

Movie Screening “Diamantina Spirit”

Wirrarri Theatrette

8:30AM

REGISTRATIONS OPEN – RFDS FUN RUN

Adjacent entrance to the Birdsville Tourist Park.

9:30AM

RFDS FUN RUN COMMENCES

Adjacent entrance to the Birdsville Tourist Park. Further details including route and registration details available here.

Hourly from 9:00AM – 2:00PM

Movie Screening “Diamantina Spirit”

Wirrarri Theatrette

From 2:00PM

MUSIC AT THE BIRDSVILLE HOTEL

Music by Cameron Cusac and John O’Dea.

4:00PM

MEMPHIS MOOVERS DUO

Live music in the food court.

6:30PM

TWILIGHT OUTDOOR CINEMA – THE BACK OF BEYOND

Enjoy a free outdoor screening of The Back of Beyond and The Last Mail from Birdsville on the big screen. Bring a deck chair or a picnic rug and enjoy free entertainment.

Hourly from 9:00AM – 2:00PM

Movie Screening “Diamantina Spirit”

Wirrarri Theatrette

11.30AM

MEMPHIS MOOVERS DUO IN THE FOOD COURT

Live music in the food court.

FROM 12:00noon

KANGAROO BUS LINES SHUTTLE COMMENCES

Shuttle operates between Birdsville Caravan Park & River on the hour every hour until 9pm.
Fare $2 (Part proceeds to the RFDS)

1:00PM – 2:30PM

OPEN DAY BAKE SALE & SAUSAGE SIZZLE – BIRDSVILLE STATE SCHOOL

Birdsville State School.

1:00PM

BUSH CRICKET – BIRDSVILLE VS BEDOURIE

Local communities go head to head in the ‘channel country ashes’ on the Birdsville Oval.

From 2:00PM

LIVE MUSIC AND ENTERTAINMENT AT THE BIRDSVILLE HOTEL

2pm John O’Dea, 3pm The Crack Up Sisters Back, Crack and Sack Challenge. 5pm Bush Dance Music. 6pm onwards live music from Tammy Moxon, Cameron Cusack and the Smashing Bumpkins.

6:30PM – 11:00PM

RFDS BIRDSVILLE RACES COCKTAIL PARTY

Birdsville Community Hall. Tickets essential.

7:00PM

FRED BROPHY’S BOXING TROUPE – SHOW #1

Opposite the Birdsville Hotel

9:00PM

FRED BROPHY’S BOXING TROUPE – SHOW # 2 (SUBJECT TO DEMAND)

Opposite the Birdsville Hotel

 

Hourly from 9:00AM – 2:00PM

Movie Screening “Diamantina Spirit”

Wirrarri Centre Theatrette

9:30AM

CALCUTTA (FRIDAY RACE DAY)

Ticket sales commence at 9.30am in front of the Birdsville Hotel with draw & auction to follow at 10.45am

10:30AM

GATES OPEN

Birdsville Race Course

10:30AM

KANGAROO BUS LINES SHUTTLE COMMENCES

Shuttle operates between Birdsville Tourist Park & race course until 6pm. Fare $2 (Part proceeds to the RFDS)

12:00PM

OBE PAVILION (Trackside Hospitality) OPENS

Open until 4.30pm

12:00PM

NOVELTY FASHIONS ON THE FIELD NOMINATIONS OPEN

Registrations open

1:22PM

RACE 1 OF THE 6 RACE PROGRAM

3:00PM

FLEA CIRCUS FOR THE KIDS

The Crackup Sisters present a beautifully crafted melding of The Old World Flea Circus with colourful characters and interactive play suitable for all ages. At the Kids Zone on course (behind Fashions on the Field).

5:00PM

MEMPHIS MOOVERS DUO IN THE FOOD COURT

Live music in the food court

5:30PM

LIVE MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT AT THE BIRDSVILLE HOTEL

The Crack Up Sisters Comedy Show followed by live music from Tammy Moxon, Cameron Cusack and the Smashing Bumpkins.

6:00PM

BUS SHUTTLE CONTINUES

Shuttle operates between Birdsville Tourist Park & Campground until 12pm every 30 minutes. Fare $2 – no change (Part proceeds to the RFDS)

7:30PM

FRED BROPHY’S BOXING TROUPE – 1ST SHOW

7:30PM

VARIETY NIGHT AT THE COMMUNITY HALL

Experience a hypnosis show followed by live entertainment courtesy of the Memphis Moovers Duo. Doors open 7.30pm. FREE entry. Bar available.

9:30PM

FRED BROPHY’S BOXING TROUPE – 2ND SHOW SUBJECT TO DEMAND

Hourly from 9:00AM – 2:00PM

Movie Screening “Diamantina Spirit”

Wirrarri Centre Theatrette

9:30AM

CALCUTTA (BIRDSVILLE CUP)

Ticket sales commence at 9.30am in front of the Birdsville Hotel with draw & auction to follow at 10.45am

10:30AM

GATES OPEN

Birdsville Race Course

10:30AM

KANGAROO BUS LINES SHUTTLE COMMENCES

Shuttle operates between Birdsville Tourist Park & race course until 6pm. Fare $2 (Part proceeds to the RFDS)

11:00AM

FASHIONS ON THE FIELD NOMINATIONS OPEN

Nominations open

12:00PM

OBE PAVILION (Trackside Hospitality) OPENS

Open until 4.30pm. SOLD OUT event.

12:53PM

RACE 1 OF THE 7 RACE PROGRAM

1:15PM

FASHIONS ON THE FIELD NOMINATIONS CLOSE

Nominations close with heats to follow immediately

2:10PM

FASHIONS ON THE FIELD FINALS

3:00PM

FLEA CIRCUS FOR THE KIDS

The Crackup Sisters present a beautifully crafted melding of The Old World Flea Circus with colourful characters and interactive play suitable for all ages. At the Kids Zone on course (behind Fashions on the Field).

3:54PM

TAB BIRDSVILLE CUP (FEATURE RACE)

5:30PM

LIVE MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT AT THE BIRDSVILLE HOTEL

The Crack Up Sisters Comedy Show followed by live music from Tammy Moxon, Cameron Cusack and the Smashing Bumpkins.

6:00PM

BUS SHUTTLE CONTINUES

Shuttle operates between Birdsville Tourist Park & riverside campground until 10pm every 30 minutes. Fare $2 – no change (Part proceeds to the RFDS)

6:30PM

CHARITY AUCTION

In front of Fred Brophy’s Boxing Tent. Proceeds to RFDS, Birdsville Clinic and Birdsville State School.

7:30PM

FRED BROPHY’S BOXING TROUPE – 1ST SHOW

7:30PM

VARIETY NIGHT AT THE COMMUNITY HALL

Experience a hypnosis show followed by live entertainment courtesy of the Memphis Moovers Duo. Doors open 7.30pm. FREE entry. Bar available.

9:30PM

FRED BROPHY’S BOXING TROUPE – 2ND SHOW SUBJECT TO DEMAND

7AM-10AM

BLOW BEFORE YOU GO

Adjacent Birdsville Roadhouse, opposite the Tourist Park. A free service by Queensland Police to check your blood alcohol level before you leave Birdsville. Remember to walk up, not drive!

Hourly from 9:00AM – 2:00PM

Movie Screening “Diamantina Spirit”

Wirrarri Theatrette

2:00PM

AFTERNOON CHILL SESSION AT THE BIRDSVILLE HOTEL

Afternoon chill session snacks, arm-wrestling, hand-ball and music. Front bar from 2pm with Tammy Moxon and John O’Dea.

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