Live at the Foreshore

Sunday 5 November 2017
12 days from now
12.30pm - 8pm

The inner city music festival synonymous with quality, both on and off the stage will once again deliver the sound track of your formative years and the quintessential festival experience right to your doorstep on November 5.

Now in its third year and after the huge success of last year’s sell out event, Live at the Foreshore is back. Putting together a cracker line-up of Aussie talent just for Newcastle. We are a city built on good times and great music. Once happy to see our favourite band in the back room of a pub but as we matured, our tastes become more refined. Novacastrians still crave the live music experience but in a boutique atmosphere which Live at the Foreshore delivers in spades.

Live at the Foreshore bringing more to the music, the festival food experience takes you on its own journey, Fresh from the Yatai: Japanese Street Food. Get your fill of Japanese comfort food; from areas like Hokkaido and Hiroshima, this year's festival food will have alleys dedicated to regional specialties: miso ramen and okonomiyaki.

Gen X and above, the artist line up will be a non-stop hit parade….no kids, drinks, hits in the sun drenched rolling parklands!

Live at the Foreshore Information

Doors Open 12.30pm  18+ Event

Froth & Fodder

Artisan produce made with passion and perseverance that provide not only unique taste, but immerses you in a multisensory

Beer and Cider

  • Young Henry’s Ale
  • Six String Brewery Ale and Cider
  • East 9th Brewing Company Lick Pier Midnight Ginger Beer, Future Memoirs of a Root Beer
  • Pirate Life Brewery Throwback IPA.


Cocktails, sun, socials and tunes…..fresh cut on all levels! Work your way around the bars and quench yourself on boutique bevvies: Super Chill Vodka, O Agave Blue Tequila, Jack Daniels Tennessee Whisky.

The Festival Food Experience

Fresh from the Yatai: Japanese Street Food

Get your fill of Japanese comfort food; from areas like Hokkaido and Hiroshima, this year's festival food will have alleys dedicated to regional specialties: miso ramen and okonomiyaki!

Feel like eating food in a market-like setting in a festival? Like Japan's infamous Fukuoka, you will be whisked away into Japanese styled enclave dotted with backstreet, laneway styled food stalls.

  • Nagisa Japanese Restaurant Gyoza Bar
  • Schillykickk Japanese Fusion Taco
  • Maverick Wings, Kimchi coleslaw
  • Shisofine Gyoza, Yakitori
  • Sakura on Wheels Udon, Teriyaki, tempura
  • Tsuru Japanese Fusion Street Fair.

Festival Feasting

Truck and Trail Delights

If you don't feel like traipsing your tastebuds around the world, we will have some festival delights on offer as well ... food trucks, sweet treats and Newcastle's own savoury treasures for you to discover.

  • Meet Food Truck Smoking American Style BBQ
  • Waroo BBQ Lamb
  • Agape Organic Street Food
  • El Poco Loco Modern Mexican Food
  • Mrs Piggy Wheels Bacon Rolls, Pulled Pork & Prosciutto Roll.

Lizotte's Cafe

Newcastle's own savoury treasures for you to discover including Lizotte's onsite cafe providing snacks and beverages catering to the coffee and high tea aficionados in a garden styled outdoor lounge setting! The perfect place for you to kick back and enjoy the music.

The Edwards Cafe

Direct from the post-industrial architecture of Newcastle’s west end, The Edwards steps out into the Live at the Foreshore framework.

Owners Chris Joannou and Chris Johnston have curated a festival special menu for the space that provides a superbly designed environment offering good hearty food, a great café culture that is all anchored within Newcastle’s favourite festival floorplan .

If you’re not hungry, saddle up to the bar and be matched to the menue with The Edwards offerring up an integrated froth and fodder menu.

Interactivity and the Reatil Expereince

Hunt and Gather Markets

Newcastle ’s own Hunt & Gather Markets will curate and provide a boutique retail experience that showcases their cultural innovations via a carefeully curated mix of local artisans and style icons. Spend some time in this immersive experience with some artisan retail therapy.

The Other

Another world full of spectacle and a place to get delightfully lost. Enter the portal and be pampered, painted all over to transform into your wildest alter ego bathed in glitter. The Other is the ultimate chill zone, a tech savvy sensory surrounding space to chill…..or thrill!

The Dazzle Dolls

Straight off the plane from the European Festival summer circuit, the Dazzle Dolls will adorn you in tribal, animal body print, turn your beard into a glitter jungle of its own, and upstyle your hair with feathery and flower filled extensions.….who said you have to be in your twenties to be dazzled!

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  • General admission $105.99


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