Groundwater Country Music Festival Broadbeach, formerly Broadbeach Country Music Festival, is Australia’s fastest growing country music festival. First held in 2013, the Groundwater Country Music Festival returns for its inaugural 7th year in Broadbeach on the Gold Coast.

Expect a line up of 40 local and international country artists at the music festival. This is a free event so grab your cowboy boots and sun screen head over to Broadbeach beachfront on the Gold Coast.

Here is a selection of artists and catch your favourite at one of the music stages at this free event:

  • Lee Kernaghan;
  • Davisson Brothers Band;
  • Far From Folsom – Songs of Johny Cash featuring Tex Perkins and the Tennessee Four with Rachel Tidd;
  • The Wolfe Brothers;
  • Becky Cole;
  • Graeme Connors;
  • Fanny Lumsden;
  • John Schumann & Shane Howard from the bands Redgum and Goanna present songs that changed our country;
  • Adam Eckerleys Band – Drw McAlister;
  • Casey Barnes;
  • The Viper Creek Band;
  • Felicity Urquhart;
  • Tori Forsyth; and many more.

Groundwater Country Music Festival Program

For a complete list of artists and performing times, download the Country Music Festival program book here.

When is the Music Festival?

Held from Friday 26 – 28 July 2019 inclusive.

Where is the Music Festival held?

Held in Broadbeach on the Gold Coast. The event is held on the stages in the streets and parks of Broadbeach next to the beach.

How to Get to the Groundwater Country Music Festival?

There are various ways to get to the country music festival:

Gold Coast Light Rail:

Grab a go card and ride the G to Broadbeach North for al the action.


Plan your journey to the festival by visiting Translink website.


Book a cab by contacting Gold Coast cabs on 131 008.


The city of Gold Coast promotes active travel with bike racks located throughout the precinct.

Free Pacific Fair Shopping Centre Shuttle

Pacific Fair provides a free shopping shuttle. The service is available to guests visiting the Gold Coast and stops within the festival area a Sofitel Broadbeach on Surf Parade. Shuttle services runs daily from 9am until 5:30pm.


Public parking options are available throughout Broadbeach including Oasis Shopping Centre, the Phoenician Public Car Park, Oracle Boulevard and Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Where to Stay?

Holiday Holiday’s Broadbeach accommodation is located in the Oracle Building on Oracle Boulevard. Check out this large 1 bedroom apartment in Oracle, that can sleep up to 4 guests, within a stone’s throw to the music festival.

Luxury Broadbeach Accommodation

Oracle apartment Broadbeach accommodation

All Holiday Holiday’s apartments are located within easy walking distance to the light rail, and comes with a complimentary car parking space.

Alternatively, stay at Holiday Holiday’s Surfers Paradise accommodation, approximately 5 – 10 minutes on the light rail to Broadbeach. The most popular Surfers Paradise family resorts are Chevron Renaissance, Crown Towers and Sun City Gold Coast.