Adelaide Festival 28 February - 16 March 2014

Free Opening Night Party

Kid Creole and the Coconuts Charles Bradley

United States

Double Bill Exclusive to Adelaide

Kick off your 2014 Adelaide Festival with a dazzling free opening night party in Elder Park. In his return to Adelaide Festival, powerhouse soul singer Charles Bradley will warm hearts with his beautiful and timeless R&B performance, before undisputed heavyweight party-starters Kid Creole and the Coconuts take to the stage. Coming out of the Bronx via Haiti and Tahiti, Kid Creole and the Coconuts have been delighting festival-goers around the world for more than 30 years. We end the night with the ultimate crowd-pleaser, a spectacular fireworks display. Bring your friends, families and dancing shoes – this is one free party extravaganza you can’t miss!

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Elder Park

Fri 28 Feb 8pm

3 hours



Outdoor event. Concert plays rain or shine. In the case of severe weather, please refer to this website on Fri 28 for final arrangements. Large crowds anticipated. BYO drinks, food stalls available on site from 5pm. Low beach chairs (without legs) permitted.

Access Details

Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair recharge stations and assistance dogs water stations available.

Main photo: Tony Lewis
Charles Bradley: Shane Reid
Kid Creole: Thierry 'ThyCool' Collet

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