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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 7 September 1989
Riverstage online

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 of Brisbane, 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.

Riverstage is located within the City Botanic Gardens

See also[edit]


  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