We’ve all listened to different versions of the legendary band’s songs, but have you ever heard them performed by a string quartet? This winter, the world famous Candlelight concert series has a very special plan for the Sunshine Coast. On Friday, 9 June, the everlasting melodies of the iconic British band Queen will come alive at Flaxton Gardens.
Feel the gentle breeze passing through Flaxton Gardens, as you listen to “Killer Queen”, “Radio Gaga”, “Don’t Stop Me Now”, and more, performed by a talented string quartet. The picture-perfect location will be given the Candlelight twist and bathed in the warm and gentle glow of hundreds of candles. It is a once-in-a-lifetime and multi-sensory musical experience that you won’t want to miss out on.
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Candlelight Open Air Sunshine Coast: A Tribute to Queen
Candlelight is bringing Queen’s powerful anthems to the Sunshine Coast this winter. They’re arguably the most influential rock band of all time, due to their powerful anthems, complicated instrumentals and Freddy Mercury’s insane vocals. And decades after their original line-up, radios continue to play their songs and we continue to sing along to them, no matter how many times we’ve heard them.
Clear your plans for June 9, and get a unique and exclusive look into the enchanting world of Candlelight. As the talented musicians take to the stage, the venue will be lit up by a gorgeous sea of twinkling candles, making for a warm and inviting atmosphere, the perfect accompaniment to the band’s legacy.
Flaxton Gardens: An Iconic Venue on the Sunshine Coast
Flaxton Gardens is a well-known wedding venue in the region that is only an hour and a half drive from Brisbane. First conceived as a winery, it grew and developed into a venue for receptions and weddings by popular demand. Its spectacular coastline views stretching from Noosa to Moreton Island make it a highly sought-after venue for celebrating special occasions. It also has beautiful lush and landscaped gardens, adding to the serene and relaxed atmosphere, which makes it the ideal backdrop to an intimate candlelit concert.
Candlelight is an unforgettable and unique experience for guests, having received countless 5-star reviews. Taking place on June 9, you can’t pass up the opportunity to hear Queen’s everlasting anthems beside hundreds of flickering candles. And what better way to celebrate the the band’s music than at the stunning Flaxton Gardens in the open air?
The 65-minute performance starts at 8:30pm. Doors open 30 mins prior to the start time, which gives you plenty of time to take pictures at the location and find your seats.
Note that the pictures are taken from various Candlelight Open Air events and that for the safety of our audience, all of the candlelight will be provided through flameless candles.