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Ballarat Boom Box to bring music to the city’s streets

Visit Ballarat

12 Jan 2022

Filed underFamily Friendly

A giant box will bring live music to the streets of Ballarat in the opening months of 2022.

Presented by the City of Ballarat, the pop-up Ballarat Boom Box will host a series of free performances in:

  • Sturt Street (January-February)
  • Stay tuned for location announcement (February-March)
  • Alfred Deakin Place (March-April)

Local musicians will pump out the tunes every Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 5pm until 8pm.

The Ballarat Boom Box in Sturt Street. Image: Meda Design Au

300 block of Sturt Street

Opposite Myer

  • Thursday 27 January
    5pm-8pm: GBOMM
  • Friday 28 January
    5pm: DJ
    6pm: Lachnes
    7pm: Macy Rose
  • Saturday 29 January
    5pm: Chapel
    7pm: Jonny Driver
  • Thursday 3 February
    5pm-8pm: Sweat Dreams
  • Friday 4 February
    5pm: DJ
    6pm: Esoteric
    7pm: Quality Time
  • Saturday 5 February
    5pm: DJ
    6pm: Marc Oswin
    7pm: Anna Wright

    Stay tuned for more line-up and location details dropping soon.

Ballarat Pop-up Park. Image: Meda Design Au

Meanwhile, Ballarat’s line-up of summer activations also includes:

Main image: Meda Design Au


The City of Ballarat acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land we live and work on, the Wadawurrung and Dja Dja Wurrung People, and recognises their continuing connection to the land and waterways. We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging and extend this to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People.