The countdown is on for Brisbane Blacks Live Music Festival, kicking off this Saturday (December 4) from 10:00am until 7.00pm at Southbank’s Riverside Green.

Featuring an impressive line-up, including the iconic Aboriginal rock band Mop and the Dropouts, who’s 1982 anthem ‘Brisbane Blacks’ inspired the festival’s namesake.

Other deadly acts include Miiesha, Troy Cassar-Daley, Beddy Rays, Mack Ridge, and Jem Cassar-Daley.

Presented by 98,9FM’s Brisbane Murri Radio, the event is being held before Queensland’s borders reopen to help raise awareness on how to best protect our communities from COVID-19.

98.9FM station manager, Dan Rennie said Brisbane Blacks Live Music Festival is a celebration of all mobs coming together.

“We’re encouraging all mob to come down to South Bank for Brisbane Blacks Live,” he said.

“It’s about coming together, we know the borders are about to reopen and with that’s gonna come a lot of issues. We know COVID’s knocking on our door, so come on down, let’s get together, that’s what we do best in these times,”

“So enjoy the music, enjoy the day, and best of all it’s free!”