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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 cube 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.


300 block of Sturt Street

  • Thursday 20 January from 5pm-8pm: Sweat Dreams (main image)
  • Friday 21 January from 5pm-8pm: Queen of Hearts Mariachi / The Thing from Spring
  • Saturday 22 January from 5pm-8pm: Moonlover / Jordan Cassels
  • Thursday 27 January from 5pm-8pm: GBOMM
  • Friday 28 January from 5pm-8pm: Lachnes / Macy Rose
  • Saturday 29 January from 5pm-8pm: Jonny Driver
  • Thursday 3 February from 5pm-8pm: Sweat Dreams
  • Friday 4 February from 5pm-8pm: Esoteric / Luce Timms
  • Saturday 5 February from 5pm-8pm: Anna Wright
Queen of Hearts Mariachi. Image: @maxfilm

Location to be announced

February – March

  • Stay tuned for more information!

Alfred Deakin Place

March – April

  • Stay tuned for more information!

Ballarat Pop-Up Park

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

Main image: Sweat Dreams (as captured by Monique Pizzica Media)


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.