The Pelican bar gives new wind to the Queenscliff Music Festival

The Queenscliff Music Festival is back again for this year at the Pelican Bar.

The Queenscliff Music Festival's Pelican Bar has been declared a hit! Providing new enthusiasm for the Bar, the venue is revving up for a big end-of-year season to see out the end of 2020!

With hundreds of happy punters enjoying great food, music and comedy the Queenscliff Music Festival (QMF) crew are pleased to announce they've added an Outdoor Cinema series over January along with a week of Piano Bar along with a swag of more Music, comedy and trivia show announcements.

Additions to The Pelican Bar summer concert series line-up includes The Badloves, Alice Skye and James Kenyon, Alana Wilkinson and The Little Stevies, Angie Hart, with the great Ross Wilson playing the final concert of the series. Comedy additions include Denise Scott, Claire Hooper and Brett Blake.

The surprise New Year's Eve appearnce is Miss Goldie, the funk and soul mistress of Boss Action on PBS FM has agreed to take on the end of year celebration and will be spinning her awesome collection of rare funk and soul vinyl to ensure 2021 is seen in with a bang. With dancing now allowed in the tent the Pelican Bar will be the place to say goodbye to 2020!

Other events include:

  • Outdoor Cinema Series running across January on weeknights where punters can enjoy the summer evenings with friends and family lounging on a bean bag, enjoying a bevvy or snacking on popcorn munching delicious food from a selection of food trucks. The Outdoor Cinema will run Monday to Friday at 8pm with selected 10am sessions on offer for the family and kids.

  • The Queenscliff Literary Festival has joined The Pelican Bar party and announced an afternoon lunch session of talk with acclaimed actor and author John Woods who’s recently released his memoir How I Clawed My Way to the Middle’

The bar will also see Piano Bar - Geelong's home of singalongs - comes to Queenscliff! With two shows daily this week-long special event features Andy Pobjoy, Joss Russell & Shandelle Cooke plus special drag queen shows. All songs are 100 percent by request.

The venue will also host fantastic acts such as Benny Walker, Ali Barter + Hayley Mary, The Pierce Brothers with D’Arcy Spiller, INTO THE MYSTIC - the Music of Van Morrison, featuring Joe Creighton & Band, CW Stoneking, and comedy featuring Harley Breen, Ivan Aristeguieta & Jude Pearl.

All entertainment is naturally paired with a fine dining experience provided by award winning restaurant, The Q Train, with visitors enjoying the best gourmet produce the Bellarine Region has to offer with each show.

Spend a day on the beach followed by an afternoon or evening of the finest music/comedy Victoria has on offer whilst feasting on the best wine and food from the Bellarine region.

See the full list of events on offer at The Pelican Bar's website here!


Dates: 27 November - 31 January 2021

Location: The Pelican Bar - Swan Bay & Queenscliff foreshore, Queenscliff

Times: Various times

The Pelican Bar Website