THE LAWN STAGE

Daily local entertainment

Seeking a laid-back space to unwind with friends or connect with colleagues over drinks?

The Lawn is calling your name. Nestled adjacent to the Schwarten Arena, The Lawn invites you with its dimly lit festoon lights, framed against a backdrop of vibrant green grass, well-stocked bar and daily live entertainment on the Lawn Stage from 12.00pm – late daily. 

Stage highlights

Denvah

Denvah is a singer-songwriter/musician from Rockhampton, Central Queensland. Since her introduction to the Australian country music scene in 2018, Denvah has created a stir across the industry. Denvah’s beautiful yet distinctive voice stops people in their tracks, whilst her down to earth appeal and quirky charm connects her with the audience and leaves them feeling right at home.

Col Finley Band

There’s a very good reason why award-winning country music veteran, Col Finley has been at the forefront of Australia’s country music scene for over 3 decades. Extremely well-crafted songs, dedication, exceptional work ethic, a killer live show and a long-lasting connection with fans, are all the essential ingredients to become one of Australia’s most successful independent recording and touring artists. With over 30 years in the music industry under his belt, Col has recorded and released six successful commercial albums. He has dabbled in acting and written songs that have featured in film and television, including the box office, smash Wolf Creek, Valentine and TV shows such as MDA and The Real Sea Change. But it all started a little different than most as Col’s career was with RAAF as a police dog handler (Military Police) and with the encouragement of his senior officers and fellow service members, he eventually launched himself into a full-time career in the Australian Music Industry.

Anna Farquhar

Central Queensland’s Anna Farquhar sings heartfelt tales of love, loss and everything in between. Inspired by the likes of Missy Higgins, Amy Shark and Fleetwood Mac to name just a few, Anna puts her own spin on the pop rock genre. She is unapologetically honest in her song writing; unafraid to tell the truth, her music is direct, and she wears her heart on her sleeve. Anna has an outpouring of passion that radiates from her every time she performs, which draws in the audience and leaves them wanting more. 

Tyla Rodrigues

Tyla Rodrigues is a remarkable talent in the realm of old-school country music. With her soulful voice, heartfelt lyrics, and captivating stage presence, she has carved a niche for herself in the country music scene. Born and raised with a deep appreciation for traditional country sounds, Tyla has managed to blend the timeless essence of the genre with her own soulful style. With a natural ability to connect with her audience, she has become a sought-after performer at some of the most prestigious country music festivals in the country such as Groundwater Country Music Festival, Tamworth Country Music Festival, and Gympie Music Muster, where she has graced the stages with her mesmerising performances.

MO SWAGGER

Mo Swagger is a 5 piece cover band featuring powerhouse vocals and dynamic instrumentation… bringing a fresh twist to all your favourites and introducing you to new classics from the 60s to right now… be sure to bring your list of requests!!!

Wade Forster

In January 2024, Australian rodeo cowboy and country music artist Wade Forster became the 44th winner of Toyota Star
Maker – Australia’s most prestigious country music competition. Born in outback Queensland, Wade was raised on both a cowboy lifestyle and country music. He would often sing along to songs while travelling around the professional rodeo circuit and was praised for having a good voice but didn’t pursue music until later in his life.

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