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Neil Finn

Free Opening Weekend Concert

  • About

    When accepting an award for ‘Greatest Living Songwriter’, Paul McCartney famously said “I think you mean Neil Finn”.

    Now one of the world’s finest songwriter returns to Adelaide Festival for what promises to be an unforgettable twilight concert on the Adelaide Riverbank.

    From his career with Split Enz and Crowded House to his highly acclaimed solo work, the songs of Neil Finn are the soundtrack to the lives of many Australians.

    Capacity is strictly limited for this all-ages concert, so come early, grab your spot on the lawns and start your Festival experience with the sweet sounds of the living legend.

    FAQS

    Arrival/Start Time
    Gates open at 1pm. Please note that capacity is strictly limited so arrive early to avoid missing out. The concert will start at 6pm. Pass outs will not be available, so please come prepared.

    Weather
    In the case of severe weather, refer back to this page at 4pm on Friday 28 February for final weather arrangements.

    Seating/dress code
    No seating will be provided for the event. Bring a picnic rug and wear comfy clothes.

    Access services
    A wheelchair area will be allocated within park. Guide dog water station and accessible toilets available.

    Food and drink
    A great selection of food and drink will be available for purchase at the event. You may bring your own food. Please note the event will be licensed, no BYO alcohol will be permitted.

    First Aid and security
    First aid and security staff will be present on site

    DO NOT bring
    Please do not bring large chairs that will obstruct other people's view, tents or sunshades. Low chairs without legs will be permitted.

    Lost Children and lost property
    There will be an information booth on site that will act as a collection point for lost children and lost property

    Toilets
    There will be plenty of temporary toilets available on site.

    ATM’s
    No ATM’s will be available in Elder Park, but many located close by.

    Parking
    There is parking in and around the city but we would advise you to make use of public transport (bus, train or tram) where possible.

    The Riverbank Palais
    The Riverbank Palais is not open to the public on Sun 5 Mar

    House of Mirrors
    The House of Mirrors will be open from 1pm and is located in the park. Tickets are $10 at the door or free for under 5s and over 75.



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    FAQS

    Arrival/Start Time
    Gates open at 1pm. Please note that capacity is strictly limited so arrive early to avoid missing out. The concert will start at 6pm. Pass outs will not be available, so please come prepared.

    Weather
    In the case of severe weather, refer back to this page at 4pm on Friday 28 February for final weather arrangements.

    Seating/dress code
    No seating will be provided for the event. Bring a picnic rug and wear comfy clothes.

    Access services
    A wheelchair area will be allocated within park. Guide dog water station and accessible toilets available.

    Food and drink
    A great selection of food and drink will be available for purchase at the event. You may bring your own food. Please note the event will be licensed, no BYO alcohol will be permitted.

    First Aid and security
    First aid and security staff will be present on site

    DO NOT bring
    Please do not bring large chairs that will obstruct other people's view, tents or sunshades. Low chairs without legs will be permitted.

    Lost Children and lost property
    There will be an information booth on site that will act as a collection point for lost children and lost property

    Toilets
    There will be plenty of temporary toilets available on site.

    ATM’s
    No ATM’s will be available in Elder Park, but many located close by.

    Parking
    There is parking in and around the city but we would advise you to make use of public transport (bus, train or tram) where possible.

    House of Mirrors
    The House of Mirrors will be open from 1pm and is located in the park. Tickets are $10 at the door or free for under 5s and over 75.

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