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Location 59 Gardens Point Road, Brisbane
Coordinates 27°28′44.40″S 153°1′48.29″E / 27.4790000°S 153.0300806°E / -27.4790000; 153.0300806Coordinates: 27°28′44.40″S 153°1′48.29″E / 27.4790000°S 153.0300806°E / -27.4790000; 153.0300806
Owner Brisbane City Council
Capacity 9,500
Surface Concrete, grass
Opened September 7, 1989

Riverstage is an outdoor entertainment venue in Brisbane, Australia. The venue occupies a 2 ha site within the City Botanic Gardens and has a capacity of 9,500.[1][2]

Riverstage was officially opened on 7 September 1989 by Lord Mayor Sallyanne Atkinson. It was inspired by the temporary Riverstage used for World Expo '88 a year earlier. The venue formerly hosted the touring Soundwave festival; having its first show there in 2007 and returning in 2008. Brisbane band Powderfinger performed their final show at the venue in November 2010.

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  1. ^ "Hiring Riverstage". Brisbane City Council. Retrieved 1 March 2014. 
  2. ^ Brisbane City Council. "Travelling to Riverstage". Retrieved 14 December 2012. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Riverstage at Wikimedia Commons