Winton’s Way Out West Festival scheduled for April 2021
One of Queensland’s most anticipated music festivals, the iconic Winton’s Way Out West Festival, is scheduled for April 2021, with a star-studded line-up of more than 100 Australian artists and musicians. Way Out West is planned to run for six days and nights of entertainment in seven Outback locations.
The birthplace of QANTAS and Waltzing Matilda should come alive once again, to host a entertainment with its roots in classic Australiana.
Way Out West is timed for the Easter school holidays (Tuesday 6th – Sunday 11th April, 2021), kicking off on Waltzing Matilda Day.
The weekend main stage headline performances feature some of Australia’s biggest names in music. Check out the program:
Visitors are also encouraged to take time to experience this very special part of Outback Australia and take in the breathtaking surroundings and enjoy the friendly atmosphere as the whole town celebrates its unique history.
Winton is one of the world’s most unique locations, bringing travellers from near and far to take part in world-renowned birdwatching, embark on self-drive outback adventures, and fossick for opals in Queensland’s Opal Capital. Check out things to do in Winton.
Also known as the Dinosaur Capital of Australia, Winton is home to the world’s largest collection of Australian dinosaur fossils at the Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museum.
Visitors can learn the story of the Outback region at the award-winning Waltzing Matilda Centre; assemble a band to play the musical fence, or simply sit back and enjoy the music.
Along with an extended festival program, the schedule of family-friendly entertainment includes events in the historic Winton Shire Hall and the rustic Royal Open-Air Theatre: Salute to Banjo Patterson’s “Waltzing Matilda” that was first recited at Winton’s North Gregory Hotel in 1895; musical story-tellers at the Aussie Bush Balladeers Show and screening of a new-release documentary ‘SLIM & I’.