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If live, original music is your thing…?

Those who visit or are lucky enough to live within the south-eastern corner of Queensland know how blessed we are to have such a naturally beautiful playground. Trust me, it’s so much more than that! Anywhere between the Sunshine Coast to the Gold Coast is host to a bunch of rad, locally billed, live music events. Talking it up just a little more, these events are suitable to anyone’s taste and budget.

One such series of events, is run by a collective called the East Coast Originals (ECO). Should your perfect idea of a Sunday afternoon be a free, family friendly, live music session; you’d best include one of their events on your calendar. ECO run family friendly, crowd funded events that present top notch emerging, local and touring artists.  I urge you to get on board their Facebook page and see what is coming up.

The ECO are a Not for Profit organisation responsible for the coordination and presentation of three, soon to be four events held over the south-east. Scarborough Originals is held the first Saturday of the month in Jamieson Park, Peregian Originals is the second Sunday of the month in Peregian Beach, Cooroy Originals and Moffat Beach Originals which hosted its first event on Father’s Day this year to an overwhelming crowd.

Peregian Originals hosted in Peregian Beach, has been running now for over 15 years and is an enthusiastically attended afternoon. It has hosted some of Australia’s most loved and popular new artists, providing a grass roots platform for emerging artists to garner an audience and grow a fan base, working on their musicianship for an appreciative crowd.

So, if live, original music is your thing…grab your picnic rug, round up Nanna and the kids and go check out an East Coast Originals event near you!

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