Sunshine Coast Event Calendar

The Sunshine Coast is home to some of Queensland's favourite events and festivals, from marathons and triathlons across the beautiful Sunshine Coast beaches to food and wine festivals, outdoor cinemas and more local markets than any other cities in the state! The Sunshine Coast's event calendar is jam packed full of community events designed to bring people together, locals and visitors alike. Browse all upcoming events in the List View, or see what's on this month.

Global Battle of the Bands Sunshine Coast Heat

GBOB Australia – Global Battle of the Bands, is heading to The Wharf Tavern for the 2014 Sunshine Coast Heat!  

GBOB is a huge international event with over 30 countries involved. The first prize is worth US$100,000 and gives the winners the title
of ‘Best New Band in the World’!

Sunshine Coast bands looking for a head start in their music career, and a chance to play
on the World Stage, should apply to take part in the GBOB. Great original bands that have not yet received the recognition they deserve, now have the chance to make it big through GBOB.

The Sunshine Coast Heat will be conducted on Friday 29 August starting at 7.30pm. It will be
a wicked event that should not be missed! Bands wanting to take part need to contact organisers now by emailing [email protected] or calling 02 9519 3978.

Bands that continue through the competition and make it into the Australian Final will win even more. The goodies include a Free “GBOB Finalist” Tshirt to every band member courtesy of, the chance to win 3 Days Free Recording at Melbourne’s state-of-the-art facility, Black Pearl Studios (, the opportunity to be chosen to perform at the After Party of MusicOz’s Australian Independent Music Awards, uber popular Converse Chuck Taylor shoes and the hottest thing in cool underwear - DingoDude (anti bacterial, anti allergenic  jocks made from organically grown bamboo).

Of course the ultimate prize for winning the Australian Final, is an all expenses paid trip overseas to the World Final, to compete against all the other National Winners. This is a spectacular event where the crème of the music industry gather to check out the World’s top new talent. 

Global Battle of the Bands Sunshine Coast Heat

Event Details
Date: 29 August 2014
Time: 7.30pm

Where is it?
The Wharf Tavern