Salute the sun with cheap eats and live music in Surfers this weekend

Gold Coasters can wind down the weekend with some live music and delicious food that isn’t going to break the bank in Surfers Paradise this Sunday.

SunSETS is on Chevron Renaissance from 2pm – 8:30pm, with talented local artists to perform as patrons chow down on tasty cheap eats from some of the Surfers Paradise centre’s most popular eateries, including El Patio de Cuba, Levendis Restaurant, Zambrero, and Crust Gourmet Pizza.

Chevron Renaissance Marketing Manager Sarah Tate said the free, all-ages event has been was an ideal way for visitors to unwind in a after a busy weekend, and will be beautifully styled. “Think of a relaxed Moroccan retreat, with plush seating, chilled tunes and great food,” Ms Tate said.


“Why not join us, as the sun dips below the horizon, to enjoy a casual late afternoon meal with friends and explore the unique retail and lifestyle experience we have created here at Chevron Renaissance?”

Headlining the inaugural event, The Lyrical will treat crowds to an infectious blend of roots, rock and hip hop across a lively three-hour set from 5pm that will ensure the sun does not set on your weekend without suitable fanfare. Known for their commanding stage presence, The Lyrical is a unique act hailing from Brisbane and combines island vibes with soulful vocals to leave audiences in awe.

The Lyrical Chevron Renaissance

The Lyrical combines island vibes with soulful vocals | PHOTO: Supplied by Chevron Renaissance

Also performing, Byron Bay-based singer and songwriter Dan Hannaford has earned a strong fan base with his soothing mix of blues, roots and folk music, with his unique sound set to kick off the epic Sunday session from 2pm.

And finally, rising artist Nick Cunningham, also hailing from northern NSW, joins the SunSETS line-up, delivering his incredible folk tunes from 3.30pm, with hypnotic melodies that have been captivating audiences at various performances and festivals, including Splendour in the Grass and the Byron Bay Blues Festival.

Complementing this outstanding musical offering, guests can enjoy delicious food from selected restaurants within Chevron Renaissance, amidst comfortable surroundings inspired by the rich ambience of Marrakesh.

Levendis souvlakis Chevron Renaissance

Levendis Restaurant is serving up mouthwatering souvlakis | PHOTO: Supplied by Chevron Renaissance

El Patio de Cuba will offer two special meals for the event, including either lamb cigars flavoured with spices and drizzled with minted yoghurt ($14), or marinated mushrooms with goat’s cheese and leek gratin ($14).

From Zambrero, visitors can enjoy a special offering of nachos ($10) or quesadillas for just $5, while Crust Gourmet Pizza serves up a lunch pizza and regular beer for just $12.50.

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