Enter a world of Art and Adventure at DRIFT 2023.
CREATION : Praise Bee
Join renowned contemporary artist Deborah Kelly for an evening of unique ceremonial music and culinary pleasures at Beleura House and Garden.
Teen Jesus and the Jean Teasers
DRIFT Arts Festival and Guts Touring are immensely proud to present the Mornington Peninsula debut show for Teen Jesus and the Jean Teasers!
Briars by Night
Briars by night is a free, non-ticketed event, which includes live acoustic music, food trucks and a projection trail.
We celebrate the launch of the 2023 DRIFT Arts Festival featuring the voices, stories and songlines of the oldest living culture, our First Peoples.
The Smith Street Band
Life After Football Tour is The Smith Street Band’s follow up to their ARIA #1 charting album Don’t Waste Your Anger.
Karen from Finance
Karen From Finance’s sophomore one-woman show DOING TIME puts our girl on trial in this hilarious follow up to her award-winning debut OUT OF OFFICE.
Modern Australian rock icon Adalita is best known as front woman for the multi-ARIA Award nominated Aussie rock band Magic Dirt
These New South Whales
Their “irresistible” song writing and “old-school-cool energy” has earned them international acclaim.
Yacht Rock Revival
Just remember to hold on to your captain’s hat because this music is so smooth and breezy, it might just blow you away!
Mudhoney have an enviable career spanning over three decades, thirteen studio albums, five live records, and endless headline shows around the globe.
Byron Bay artist KYLE LIONHART is hitting the road AGAIN this April for the 'The Silence Of You' Regional Tour.
Evenings in secret locations across the beautiful Mornington Peninsula curated by artists for artists.
Gods Bandroom will be hosting Isobel Caldwell's 'Duty Of Care' Album Tour with very special guests, Y.C. Liu and Carissa Nyalu.
Firetail's music spans from 70’s jazz-fusion, South Indian Carnatic music and their very own brand of jazz-tronica - catch them at Gods!
The Music Career | WORKSHOP
'The music career' Workshop will focus on individual musicians and their needs. Meet, Collaborate and grow your music.
How We Rise - Performance
How We Rise is a response to place. Watch the dancers break and flow over and around each other as we explore the power of ocean waves.
With a knack for pouring her heart out over ear-worm melodies, Darcy Fox dives deep into love, loss and friendship.
Whether in haunting beauty, or lyrically shooting from the hip, Mathilde speaks her mind.
Nola Lauch is a Kirrae-wurrung/Bundjalung woman who lives on the Mornington Peninsula.
Rae Santos has been at the forefront of artists making waves on the Mornington Peninsula since 2015.
Spud Thompson is a vocalist and multi-instrumentalist, with a cheeky and emotive style that runs the gamut of human experience.
How We Rise - Panel Discussion
How We Rise is an experimental dance project responding to Merricks Beach. This discussion will reflect on the meaning of art that responds to place.
Aimee Francis - The Shoreline Big Top, Artist Bar. This event is free and family friendly.
RECLAIM THE CRONE - A Seditious New Mythology for the Coming Revolution
Reclaim the Crone is a bold and haunting new performance that uses contemporary Butoh Dance Theatre, Projection, Poetry and Song.
CHILD with Domesticated Animals
CHILD are coming to Soundbar! Introducing us to their new album "Soul Murder" supported by local wunderkind Domesticated Animals.
Words & Music
The Sorrento Writers Festival and Drift Arts Festival co-present Words & Music.
Brittany Holt is an Australian singer-songwriter. She is based on the Mornington Peninsula
‘Everlasting Happiness’ is a 3-channel, performance-based video projection with stereo sound design by Jamie Coghill.
Heart Warrior - Sound & Cacao Ceremony
Join with local men Dingo Spender and Ben Purdie in an immersive sound ceremony.
Inanna Indigo Homecoming at The Shed Theatre
The band Inanna Indigo, formally known as Indigo Mckeon, is a six piece soul, jazzy, indie, blend of love soaked musical goodness.
DRIFT: Music in Public Spaces
DRIFT: Music in Public Spaces, some of the Peninsula’s best and brightest emerging musicians seen in our urban spaces.
Street Ball + Ganga Giri
Street Ball and music fuse together with this performance by Ganga Giri with his beats, didj and clapsticks
Geoff Achison - Peninsula Beer Garden
Geoff Achison is a blues-roots artist from Australia best known for his guitar playing and songwriting.
Anya Alchemy - Peninsula Beer Garden
Anya Alchemy is an 19 year old singer-songwriter from the outskirts of Melbourne .