Rennie & The Shitchair 8pm
The Smith Street Band 9pm
The Smith Street Band have been a powerhouse of Australian music for the last decade, since forming in 2009 they’ve released six albums, played every major festival in the country, and toured Australia, Europe & America countless times & toured China once in 2012.
Five of their Six studio albums have hit the ARIA Album Charts, with Don’t Waste Your Anger being their first #1 album in 2020. Three of their live albums have also made the ARIA charts with Live At The Triffid reaching #4. Six of their singles have made jjj’s hottest 100, Death To The Lads (2016) & Birthdays (2017) being their highest placings, both reaching #21, their most recent entry was this year with the song “I Don’t Wanna Do Nothing Forever”.
The Smith Street Band recently released their sixth album, Life After Football. The follow up to their ARIA #1 album Don’t Waste Your Anger, both albums were recorded by bass player “Fitzy” at the band’s solar powered studio in regional Victoria, which they built themselves in 2018.
Featuring the singles ‘I Don’t Wanna Do Nothing Forever’, ‘Everyone Is Lying To You For Money’, ‘Life After Football’ and ‘A Conversation With Billy Bragg About The Purpose Of Art’, their latest album embodies The Smith Street Band’s trademark prolific songwriting while offering some of the shortest and fastest songs the band have released to date. Life After Football was mixed by Anton Hagop (Silverchair, Powderfinger) and mastered by George Georgiadis.
The band spent the start of 2023 touring the country, visiting most capital cities in the country along with a handful of regional shows.
Evenings in secret locations across the beautiful Mornington Peninsula curated by artists for artists.
CREATION : Praise Bee
Join renowned contemporary artist Deborah Kelly for an evening of unique ceremonial music and culinary pleasures at Beleura House and Garden.
A site-specific, immersive and multidisciplinary art installation, artist talk and drawing demonstration by award winning artist Marynes Avila
We celebrate the launch of the 2023 DRIFT Arts Festival featuring the voices, stories and songlines of the oldest living culture, our First Peoples.
Strata Exhibition - Point Nepean Visual Arts Precinct
"Strata Exhibition" reflects the complex multilayers of the Quarantine Station and how we fit into that picture.
Make a comic book with cartoonist Sabina Wills!
Pick up a pencil and start your own adventure. Sabina will help you unfurl your creativity in this session - no drawing or writing skills required.
The Last Lighthouse Keeper
THE LAST LIGHTHOUSE KEEPER is a unique production with music and puppetry that invites children to become storytellers and theatre makers.
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!
DRIFT into a local brewery, cafe or restaurant as you make your way across the Mornington Peninsula.