Entertainment

Triple J's One Night Stand coming to Mount Isa

Concert goers enjoy music at Triple J's One Night Stand in Geraldton in 2016.
Concert goers enjoy music at Triple J's One Night Stand in Geraldton in 2016. Russell Privett

MOUNT Isa's population is set to soar when Triple J's One Night Stand descends on the mining town next month.

The youth radio station announced this morning that its annual free, all ages concert will be held in north-western Queensland.

The concert will be headlined by San Cisco, Tash Sultana, The Smith Street Band and Thundamentals.

The 'oasis in the outback' is the most remote town Triple J has ever selected for the One Night Stand, which was last held in Queensland in Dalby in 2012.

"The event is so important for youth in regional areas," said Mount Isa Mayor Joyce McCulloch in a statement released by Triple J.

"The One Night Stand is no doubt the biggest live music event to hit Northwest Queensland and I'm sure we will be seeing plenty of folk from all over the state and the country in The Isa."

If you're from Mount Isa or the surrounding area and want a shot at playing at the One Night Stand, upload your songs to triple j Unearthed before midnight on Sunday 2 April. The winner will be announced on Tuesday 4 April.

Triple J's One Night Stand will be held on Saturday, April 22 at Tony White Oval.

Topics:  mount isa music triple j triple j one night stand



What your coffee says about you

What coffee you drink says a lot about your personlity, the experts say.

WELL this is an awkwardly accurate account...

Get ready to swelter in spring heatwave

You might want to head to the nearest body of water today.

Highs of up to 35 expected

'Go back to your country': Doctor cops alleged racist rant

Doctor Furyal Moughal, visiting the region from Brisbane, was left shocked after she says she was told to return to her own country at a Hervey bay business this week.

A doctor of Pakistani descent allegedly copped a racist rant.

Local Partners

Documentary exposes our worst phone habits

THE way we use our smartphones is anything but clever. A shocking number of us are guilty of this very stupid act.

Pippa gets married and then cuts her hair. Typical

Pippa Middleton and James Matthews kiss after their wedding at St Mark's Church in Englefield, England Saturday, May 20, 2017. Middleton, the sister of Kate, Duchess of Cambridge married hedge fund manager James Matthews in a ceremony Saturday where her niece and nephew Prince George and Princess Charlotte was in the wedding party, along with sister Kate and princes Harry and William. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, Pool)

Why do women cut their hair after marriage?

What's on the small screen this week

Tim Ross and Ben Mingay host the new TV series Cannonball.

AUSSIES jump into Cannonball and paranoia takes hold in Samoa.

Kylie Jenner is reportedly pregnant

There are reports 20-year-old Kylie Jenner, the youngest member of the reality show family, is expecting a child with her boyfriend Travis Scott. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP, File)

Is there another addition coming to the Jenner-Kardashian clan?

Quins mum: 'Hey Miranda Kerr, want to wife-swap with me?'

Kim Tucci is a mum of quintuplets

Mum of quintuplets has a hilarious response to Miranda Kerr

Why '90s Hollywood heart-throb disappeared

Wild America co-stars Jonathan Taylor Thomas, 15, Devon Sawa, 18, and Scott Bairstow, 27, pose in New York June 26, 1997.

IN THE late 90s, Casper star Devon Sawa was a teen heart throb.

Wengie now a Powerpuff Girl

Australian YouTube star Wengie  voices the new PowerPuff Girl Bliss.

Aussie makes debut as the fourth Powerpuff Girl