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A FREE floating music festival at Batman Park in the CBD.

23 - 25 November 2023

Image by Maggie Riordan

Whats On


Three full days of live music, performed on a floating helipad in the Yarra River. Tribute bands, candelight orchesta concerts, buskers and more.


Melbourne's best food trucks, available from 4-10pm every day. Enjoy a sweet treat while relaxing along the river at this floating music festival. 


Fully stocked bar with spirits, wine and beer available for purchase. Enjoy a glass of your favourite drink while listening to live music along the Yarra.


November 23

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

6:00 PM - 6:15 PM

6:15 PM - 7:00 PM

7:00 PM - 7:40 PM

7:45 PM - 8:25 PM

8:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Little Notes

Welcome to Country

DJ Paris Wells

Elise Kausman

Andy Lim

TUSK - The Fleetwood Mac Tribute Band

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November 24


4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM​

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

7:00 PM - 7:40 PM

7:45 PM - 8:25 PM

8:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Grand Baxter

Steph Greenwood Duo

Paris Wells

Joel Havea

Daisy Spratt

INXSIVE - The INXS Tribute Band

November 25


4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM​

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

7:00 PM - 7:40 PM

7:45 PM - 8:25 PM

8:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Connor Callahan


DJ pHinioUS

Felicia Lase


FEVER Candlelight - A Tribute to Coldplay

Image by Maggie Riordan

Major Partners

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Presenting Partners



A completely FREE event - no bookings or reservations necessary.

23 - 25 November 2023


"Melbourne musicians delight in the many stages our city offers, from world-class venues to sprawling amphitheatres. This spring, Melbourne River Riffs invites our best buskers to settle in by the riverbank to perform in Batman Park. On a floating helipad, Fleetwood Mac and INXS tribute bands and an orchestra will entertain audiences over three memorable nights.

The City of Melbourne is proud to support free public events such as this, which demonstrate the city's instinct for creative ideas. Combining music, food and our parkland, the Uniquely Melbourne events team knows our city and its passions. I look forward to joining audiences and artists alike to enjoy music under the stars during Melbourne River Riffs."

Sally Capp AO

Lord Mayor

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