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Take pleasure on a relaxed and soothing holiday at the Gold Coast. The beautiful city invites you to soak up the magnificent scenery and calming ambience of the beachside while you enjoy the gentle guitar strums and hums enveloping the night skies at this year’s 3rd Gold Coast Acoustic Festival.

Happening on 17 – 18 September 2011 at the Broadwater Parklands Southport, the Gold Coast Acoustics will showcase diverse  styles of music from all over the globe. From laid back original music to upbeat fast and fierce bluegrass, Cajun and gypsy music, the Acoustic Music Festival will definitely bring you an awesome and rousing set of performances. The Festival was created to encourage everyone to get involved with music and provide platform for emerging and established musicians to showcase their talents. Moreover, the annual Acoustic Music Festival also features some of the best folk, roots and bluegrass musical presentations from local and international artists. 

This year, guests from our Runaway Bay accommodation can expect a great line up of musicians performing for this year’s Gold Coast Acoustic Music Festival. Be in awe with the mindblowing performances from Súnas, Taina Asili (USA), Frencham Smith, Asa Broomhall, Paul Burton, Nadia Sunde, Michael Fix, Ewan MacKenzie, The Stetson Family, Apple Tree, O’Donnells, Fiddle in the Middle, Mama Juju, Barkers Vale Brothers, Balyana, Bernie Carson, Soul Sisters, Phil Monsour Band, Lauren Crick, Simon Thomas, and Angharad Drake.

Aside from excellent musical sets, the Festival will also feature workshops conducted by some of the best musicians in the land. You can learn basic and advances lessons on guitar, banjo, mandolin, fiddle, singing, songwriting, singing in pigeon English, Celtic, Cajun and Bluegrass. There will also be jam sessions and open mic for beginner, intermediate and advanced musicians. This is a free for all event that is why we at the Northern Gold Coast accommodation at Broadwater Shores encourage everyone to take part on the wonderful programs at the 3rd Gold Coast Acoustic Music Festival.

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Spacious Apartments

Two Outside Pools, one with a Cool Water Side Spa

Two Sauna's in the Tower

Full Tennis Court & BBQ Area

Footsteps to the Waters Edge

4 mins to the Gold Coast Performance Centre

Short drive to the Gold Coast Theme Parks

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We invite you to relax and soak in the sunshine at our luxury Gold Coast resort.

– Pool & Spa
– Sauna
– BBQ Area
– Tennis Court
– Tour Desk
– FREE secure parking
– FREE WiFi & Foxtel