‘Huge’ music festival site on Sunshine Coast could attract Splendour and Bluesfest events

Programs have been unveiled for a “substantial” live music and pageant venue on the Sunshine Coastline hinterland, set to catch the attention of large-title situations. 

Comiskey Group’s Rob Comiskey introduced information of its Coochin Fields development right now, which is positioned at Coochin Creek, 35 minutes’ drive south of Maroochydore and 1 hour 20 minutes north of Brisbane, and included 150 hectares.

“The greatest thing for us is not to be the most important in the planet but to make absolutely sure we do something pretty particular,” Mr Comiskey mentioned. 

“We had been on the lookout for decades and then abruptly we occur across this gem and when we walked on there the initial time we assumed ‘Wow, this is just unquestionably amazing’. 

“It was like it was produced for it.”

‘Huge’ music festival site on Sunshine Coast could attract Splendour and Bluesfest events
Comiskey Group’s Rob Comiskey stated the website could host its initial function within just a year.(Supplied: Comiskey Group)

He explained the organization was in conversations with promoters all over the region about future activities for the web-site.

“I would like to see one particular [festival] there inside a 12 months,” he said.

“Or the other one is we’ve received a great deal of hyperlinks with extremely productive festivals about Australia and we are conversing to individuals guys at the minute and there is certainly been some truly solid interest.”

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Mr Comiskey explained the internet site was not aimed to rival major festivals like Splendour in the Grass and Byron Bay Bluesfest, but instead to supply promoters a Queensland choice.

Powderfinger on stage at Splendour in the Grass music festival
Powderfinger on stage at Splendour in 2017.(Triple J)

“The reason being is it is really a lot much easier to invest in these significant functions from The us and also from Europe if you have acquired several displays for them.”

Mr Comiskey mentioned there have been no concerns about the effects of the competition web page on neighbours mainly because of its spot.

“There are neighbours, in all probability a handful of about 5 or six, but the area of the phases and exactly where the new music is manufactured is basically a kilometre absent,” he reported.

“1 of the stunning issues about this site is it really is surrounded by nationwide park on very considerably all sides.”

The organization was wanting ahead to web hosting its 1st official event but preferred to start smaller.

An aerial shot of the Coochin Fields festival site.
Rob Comiskey states there is still a large amount of perform to be carried out on the site.(Supplied: Comiskey Team)

“People today get that practical experience all the way from when they demonstrate up and they generate in or they arrive at these gates to foods presenting, to consume, to the bands on the stage,” Mr Comiskey stated.

He claimed there was however a lot of do the job to be finished on the internet site just before that occurred though.

“Everything from power, highway networks inside of, generating certain the drainage is right, accessibility for not only prospects but for vans,” he reported.