Surfers Paradise LIVE – May 3 to May 6
Surfers Paradise will become one big music party for 4 days and 4 nights when the FREE Surfers Paradise LIVE music festival returns in May. This award-winning festival is back for 2018 enjoying its second event on the Gold Coast! Surfers Paradise LIVE in 2017 was a huge success, featuring big headliners and supporting acts featuring some of Australia’s leading artists in popular music. This year it’s back and ready to be even better with performances from Jimmy Barnes, Daryl Braithwaite, Jon Stevens, Justice Crew, Kate Ceberano, Reece Martin, Bobby Alu, The Waves, Thando, Electrik Lemonade, Hot Potato Band, Eliza and the Delusionals, Benny D Williams, Shag Rock, and more! Surfers Paradise LIVE is one of Australia’s newest and most exciting music festivals, taking place on the Gold Coast’s favourite beachfront destination! Catch FREE live music by the beach this May 3 to May 6 with Surfers Paradise LIVE.

Blues on Broadbeach – May 17 to May 20
The monumental Blues on Broadbeach music festival is also back this May, bringing with it some of the biggest names in popular blues music fo four nonstop days. Blues on Broadbeach is one of Australia’s biggest non-ticket music festivals, attracting over 100,000 blues fans annually for FREE live blues music taking over the streets, venues, and beachfront (Kurrawa Beach) of Broadbeach. This year’s lineup include The Screaming Jets, Lucky Lips, The Waves, Ezra Lee, Jon Stevens, BluesCorp, Karen Lee Andrew, Sunny Coast Rude Boys, Mike Elrington, Uptown Brown, The New Savages, Dreamboogie, Shaun Kirk, Dave Hole, Lloyd Spiegel, Eilen Jewell, Charlie A’Court, Southern Avenue, Kid Congo & The Pink Monkey Birds, Hot Fitz and Cara, Dave Hole, James Southwell Band, Shaun Kirk, KNiKi + Mike Beale, P.C. & The Biffs, Don Dinnen and Shorty, Griffith University’s Schoolyard Blues, and more! Make sure not to miss Blues on Broadbeach from May 17 to May 20 on the Gold Coast.

Our Southport Broadwater apartments offer the perfect place to stay moments from Surfers Paradise LIVE and Blues on Broadbeach this May. Southport Broadwater is a relaxing location near Surfers Paradise, sitting close to famous attractions such as Main Beach, Sea World, and the Broadwater Parklands. Find more information on Pelican Cove by visiting