Twilight

Concert

Saturday, 29 February
4:30pm – 9pm

Lincoln Park, Essendon

Pack your picnic, sit back and relax for a free twilight concert on a balmy summer's night.

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Performances & entertainment

SD Academy

Stapleton Dance Academy is located in Ardmillan Road, Moonee Ponds, and has been training the stars of tomorrow since 1995. Now run and directed by the Anderson sisters, students can undertake training in a variety of dance styles including jazz, tap, acrobatics, hip hop, ballet and musical theatre.

They are thrilled to be performing at the Twilight Concert and to showcase our talented students to the local Moonee Valley community.

Onstage from 4.30pm.

 

SD Academy

RAHAB

RAHAB are a local three-piece band creating powerful and eclectic pop/electronic/indie music. Each band member has evolved in Melbourne, studying music at both VCA and Box Hill Institute.

They have come together to create a fresh sound that could be compared to a mix of Florence & The Machine, Grimes and Billie Eilish.

Onstage from 5.15pm.

RAHAB

CaribVic Steelband

The CaribVic Steelband was formed in Melbourne in 2014.

The group performs regularly at community festivals and events, including at the 2015 ICC World Cup opening, the Queen Victoria Summer Night Markets, the 2018 Spirit of Moonee Valley Community Awards, the Aotearoa Steelband Festival in Auckland, at workshops in St Lucia and Trinidad West Indies, and they placed third in the 2019 Australia and New Zealand PANZfest.

Onstage from 6.15pm.

Caribvic (2)

De La Groove

Germán Silva is an Australian-based singer, songwriter and artist born in Chile, and has established his musical career in Australia over fifteen years.

Germán fronts De La Groove, a four-piece band performing English and Latin pop tunes guaranteed to get you up out of your seat and grooving all night long!

Onstage from 7.15pm.

 

de la groove

Savannah Club

Savannah Club is a modern-day, super suave jazz band with soulful vocals and a DJ to enhance the beat through live remixing.

Comprised of top Melbourne musicians, this band is going to entertain your socks off!

Onstage from 8.15pm.

 

Savannah Club

Candy Hertz, MC

Candy will be lighting up Lincoln Park once more with her infectious personality and absorbing charisma. You'll be jumping aboard the Hertz train this evening and it'll be stopping at all stations – Candy will have you sorted from start to finish!

 

Candy Hertz

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Activities

Parties by Zeena

Parties by Zeena specialises in professional face painting artistry and other wonderful kids entertainment services guaranteed to brighten up your day!

Each team member always strives to create a magical experience for any party event, great or small.

We only use quality water-based, hypo-allergenic FDA approved paints. It's easy to wash off and gentle on the skin.

Parties By Zeena Facepainting

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Food and Drink

What food is available?

There will be a small range of food available at the event and while effort has been made to ensure a range of healthy and allergen free food, those with specific requirements may wish to bring their own food.

Food vendors include:

  • Cajun Kitchen

  • Mary Jane Burgers

  • Miss Molly's Cakes

  • Rico Churros

  • Maribyrnong Park Football Club BBQ

Can we bring our own food?

Attendees are welcome to bring their own food, and encouraged to bring picnic rugs. Please note that picnic facilities (tables, chairs) are not provided at the event site.

Can I bring alcohol?

Alcohol is permitted but there is no alcohol for sale at the Twilight Concert.

Getting there

By Public Transport

Lincoln Park, Essendon is a short walk from the following public transport options. Plan your trip at ptv.vic.gov.au

Bus
476 Moonee Ponds – Plumpton via Keilor & Watergardens
477 Moonee Ponds – Broadmeadows Station via Essendon
483 Moonee Ponds – Sunbury via Diggers Rest
903 Altona – Mordialloc

Tram
59 Airport West – Flinders Street Station

Train
Glenbervie Station, Craigieburn line

By Bike

Moonee Valley is spoilt for choice with many parks, reserves and walking trails that have shared paths for pedestrians and cyclists. Visit https://mvcc.vic.gov.au/play/my-outdoors/walking-cycling/ to discover what routes and trails are available to walk or cycle.

Can I drive there?

Yes, however as parking is extremely limited we encourage attendees to catch public or active modes of transport if possible.

I have more questions, who can I talk to?

Contact 9243 8888 or email festival@mvcc.vic.gov.au to speak to a Festival staff member.

FAQ

Is the event free?

Yes, this event is free.

Can I bring my dog?

This event is for the whole family to enjoy and dogs are welcome. Please ensure that your dog is on leash and that you have brought adequate provisions to feed, water and clean up after them.

Is there a map or program?

Maps and programs will be made available online to download. There will also be a limited number of programs and maps available from Council’s information tent.

Medical help and lost children

First Aid is available on site throughout the course of the event.

ID wrist bands will be available at the Information Tent, where parents can write their name and phone number and attach the band to the child. A Lost Children Point will be set up next to the Information tent. If you lose your child please contact Event staff at Information Tent or moving around the site. Staff will be identifiable in high-vis vests.

Will there be ATMs?

No, there are no ATMs available and we recommend bringing cash for food and drink purchases. 

Is there a lost and found?

A ‘lost property’ point will be located at Council’s information tent.

Where are the toilets?

Toilets will be located in Lincoln Park. 

Accessible toilets will also be available onsite. 

What access facilities will be available at the event?

We aim to make all festival events fun and accessible for everyone.

Accessible bathrooms and wheelchair access provisions will be available at all festival events.

To discuss your access requirements with a member of staff, please contact 9243 8888 or email festival@mvcc.vic.gov.au

What should I bring?

As this is an outdoor event please be aware of the weather and bring sun protection or wet weather gear.

While water will be available on site for purchase, we ask our festival attendees to be mindful of the environment and bring their own water bottle that can be filled at the events hydration station.

Finally, as this is an outdoor concert, you are welcome to bring your own picnic rugs and cushions. Low beach chairs are also fine. If you do need a chair with legs, please ensure you are not obstructing anyone’s view.

What if there are adverse weather conditions?

A cancellation procedure will be in effect in the event of adverse weather conditions. Announcements regarding any event cancellations will be made in advance of the event’s commencement on the Festival website and Council’s after hours and social media channels. 

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