Win a ‘meet and greet’ with the Queen of Pop

Are you looking for some fire and rain – or maybe you just don’t know what to do with yourself – Then why not meet the woman behind these songs at the Airlie Beach Festival of Music 2018.

Marcia Hines
One lucky fan will be offered the chance to go backstage with Marcia Hines half an hour after her performance on Saturday, November 10.

Anyone who buys a three-day pass from October 1-14 will go into a draw to meet the queen of pop, have a professional photograph taken and receive signed merchandise.

Festival founder Gavin Butlin says this was a first for the iconic Whitsunday event, now in its sixth year.

“Coming to the Airlie Beach Festival of Music is an experience like no other, but we are constantly working on ways to take that up a notch. Marcia is so well known – from the people who remember her in the Australian production of ‘Hair’ to the younger generation who loved her in Australian Idol.”

The woman behind a whopping 22 albums and 2.6 million sales says she cannot wait to perform at the Airlie Beach Festival of Music in the beautiful Whitsundays.

“A stunning landscape, wonderful weather and beautiful people – mix that with an array of fabulous music from Australian’s most talented artists and it is going to be the festival of the year.”

“I’m also looking forward to meeting the winners of the competition – it’s always a treat to meet and greet fans who love my music.

“It will be a spectacular event not to be missed and I am thrilled to be part of it.”

Tourism Whitsundays Chief Executive Officer Natassia Wheeler says the Festival this year is set to be a winner.

“The Airlie Beach Festival of Music has grown in popularity in recent years, with the event continuing to attract big-name artists from around the world. with performances from Smash Mouth, Kasey Chambers, Dave Dobbyn, The Church, Killing Heidi and much, much more, the Airlie Beach Festival of Music is emerging as one of the most popular music events in our state.”

Festival tickets cost $270 for a three-day pass and $130 for a one-day pass, and can be bought through Tourism Whitsundays, Whitsunday Tickets, The MECC, OzTix, Bigtix or direct from

The competition applies only to purchases of three-day passes.

Terms and conditions apply and are available to view on the festival website.