Rock legends and electronic dance acts to mix it up at Launch It!

SURFERS Paradise beach will be transformed into a music lovers’ paradise with the sounds of classic Australian rock bands and the beats of the hottest DJ acts for Launch It! in April.

Following the success of this year’s Beachlife, the music event will be on the Surfers Paradise foreshore over three days from Friday, April 4 – Sunday, April 6 as part of this year’s Surfers Paradise Festival.

The beachfront stage will showcase dance acts Bombs Away, Chardy, Mobin Master, Tate Strauss and Orkestrated on Friday night and rock and pop legends The Angels with Dave Gleeson, Jon Stevens renowned front man of Noiseworks and Daryl Braithwaite of Sherbet fame on Saturday.


Sunday’s line-up presents talented, unsigned artists from across Australia including the national finalists from ABC’s ‘Exhumed’ including Aunty Huhu, Bec and the Big River Trio, Diddly Squat, Glitter Gang, Jahsifik, and John Johnsons and the Johnsons.

Surfers Paradise Alliance CEO Mike Winlaw said Launch It! was set to be bigger and better this year with a line-up to suit all musical tastes.

Launch It! will see some of Australia’s best DJs and classic entertainers perform live from the Surfers Paradise beach stage throughout the three day event,” said Mr Winlaw.

“With Billy Cross and the talented team over at Cross Promotions on board, this year’s event is set to be better than ever with crowds also set to benefit from the event being fully-licensed for the first time,” he said.

For the first time the three day music event will be fenced and fully-licensed.

Tickets start at $15 and are now on sale via