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Event Outline - John Butler Trio March 18th 2018

Are you ready? Are you excited? We are!

The much awaited and very exciting debut outdoor live music event at Leura Park Estate is just over a week away. 

If you're one of the lucky ones to have a ticket to this sold out event, then here's all the information you need to know to have fun, keep safe and enjoy everything on offer.

John Butler Trio  Bellarine Peninsula

Performing: John Butler Trio, Mama Kin Spender, Kim Churchill
When: Sunday, March 18, 2018 3pm - 8pm.
Gates Open: 2pm

John Butler Trio Event Map Leura Park Estate. Bellarine Peninsula

Arrival & Departure

We care about your safety, therefore strictly no pedestrians will be allowed to exit the venue to embark or disembark vehicles from Portarlington Rd. All pedestrians must use the designated pickup/drop off area only, which is well off the busy Portarlington Rd. This this is to ensure your safety, as well the public vehicles using the 100km zoned highway. No pedestrians will be permitted to exit onto Portarlington Road – they must be picked up by car/uber/taxi or have pre-purchased a bus ticket.

There is plenty of parking and you will be directed to the designated parking area. There is also dedicated Bus Parking and Taxi/Uber zones.

What's to drink?

Hit our big Hydration station and refill your water bottle to stay hydrated throughout the event. You'll also be able to wet your whistle with these thirst quenching beverages. 

  • Beer - Iron Jack, Furphy
  • Wine - Sauvignon Blanc, Shiraz, Sparking Bubble in a can (yes, they are very hip new and cool!)
  • Cider - Flying Brick Draught Cider Cans (These Flying Brick Cider can just rolled off the production line for this event.) You'll be one of the first to taste them!
  • Spirits - Jim Beam & Coke, Bundy & Coke, Johnny Walker/Cola, UDL Vodka Lemon, Lime & Soda, Vodka Passionfruit.
  • Soft Drink - Water, Pepsi, Pepsi Max, Solo, Lemonade
  • Slushies - Cosmo's & Margarita's
  • Julius Meinl Coffee Stations throughout the venue.

What's to eat?

A swag of the best food trucks in the state are ascending on Leura Park for your eating pleasure. Including:

  • Those Guys Food
  • Roadrunner Fried Chicken
  • Roti Road
  • Two Fat Indians
  • Pasta Face
  • El-Chivi.
Plus we've got our very own dedicated Leura Park Food & Bev tent, Check out the Leura Park tent menu line up:
  • Chunky Beef Pie
  • Thai Curry Pie (VEGAN)
  • Sausage Roll
  • Cheese Platters
  • Quinoa Salad
  • Tandoori Chicken Salad
  • Ice cream (Choc, Vanilla, Salted Caramel)
  • Chocolate

What can I bring?

  • Tickets
  • Cash
  • ID
  • Fully charged phone
  • Empty water bottle (not glass, metal or aluminium) to fill up at drinking water stations
  • Sun protection, sunglasses, hat, sunscreen
  • Something warm for the evening as it can get chilly
  • Footwear must be worn at all times
  • Picnic blanket
  • Low back folding chairs are ok. High backed chairs will be positioned towards the rear of the venue.

Keeping you Safe

As well as numerous water stations, the event has medical team on site, sunscreen, traffic management and dedicated drop off/pick up zones.

Plenty of parking is available. No pedestrians will be permitted to exit onto Portarlington Road – they must be picked up by car/uber/taxi or have pre-purchased a bus ticket.

Prohibited Items

  • Aerosol cans
  • Alcohol
  • Animals (except guide dogs)
  • Any illegal substances
  • Balls, sporting equipment, bicycles, skateboards, skates or scooters
  • Disposable BBQs
  • Eskies
  • Fireworks or flares
  • Flags or banners
  • Food (if you have a food allergy or dietary issue, please email us:
  • Glass, aluminium or steel containers
  • Large prams - small prams or pusher is ok
  • Laser pointers
  • Loud hailers, public address systems
  • Metal cutlery, scissors or knives of any sort
  • Picnic baskets
  • Professional-standard cameras and video cameras
  • Selfie Sticks
  • Soft drinks, cans, bottles or any other non-alcoholic beverages
  • Umbrellas, marquees or shade tents
  • Weapons or items that are deemed unsafe
  • Whistles, horns, musical instruments
  • Any other objects considered by the Promoter and the Venue to be dangerous or capable of causing a public nuisance that could be used to distract, obstruct or interfere with any performer 

Disabled/Special Needs

  • Dedicated Special Needs parking is available.
  • The entrance to the concert is fully accessible
  • ACROD viewing area is available
  • For assistance and details on ACROD seating and ticketing, please contact Roy Adams on 0427 017641 or email for more details
  • On show day, our customer service staff will be available if you need assistance in accessing the concert site.
  • Please note this venue contains some uneven surfaces and inclines - our staff is there to help
  • There are dedicated toilets on the concert site
  • If you would like to notify us in advance of the concert that you require assistance please email



Due to licensing restrictions, strictly no BYO alcohol and no glass can be brought into nor taken from the venue. This is a fully licensed event with full bar service available. Patrons must observe and adhere to the local licensing laws and responsible service of alcohol practices.

Anti Social Behaviour

Management reserves the right to refuse admission or to eject a ticket holder for behaviour likely to cause damage, injury, nuisance or annoyance or for failure to comply with reasonable requests. Intoxication, aggressive or anti-social behaviour is unacceptable and will result in ejection from the venue.

Any person who behaves in this manner will be removed or handed to the Police.


Cans of soft drink are not permitted. Aerosol cans are NOT permitted.

Cameras and Recording Devices

Recording of stage performances using audio, video or professional grade photographic equipment is not permitted. Cameras with a detachable lens will not be permitted.


We encourage you to dance and have a great time but please respect your fellow patrons sitting behind you or near you. There is strictly no dancing or viewing the concert in any designated aisles. 

First Aid

Will be available on site


Eskies are NOT permitted at all. If you are in doubt, please contact us at


Regular flasks with coffee/tea are not permitted 


All types of umbrellas, tents, sun shelters are strictly forbidden inside the concert arena. You may bring a low back chair, blanket or cushion to sit on. Space is limited on the grass. You will be directed by security and event staff to condense your setup if it is deemed excessive.


No wine glasses or bottles are permitted to be brought into the venue. 

Metal Cutlery

All types of metal cutlery is strictly forbidden to be brought into the concert venue. 


Plenty of parking is available. No pedestrians will be permitted to exit onto Portarlington Road – they must be picked up by car/uber/taxi or have pre-purchased a bus ticket.

Pass outs

Pass outs will NOT be available at the event, so please ensure that you take everything that you require into the concert upon arrival.


Prior to the ticket gate entry we are required to execute a full search of your accompanying bags, to ensure you are not in possession of alcohol or other illegal items. Should these items be in your possession you may be refused access.


Limited designated smoking areas will be available, however smoking is not permitted in any other area other than the designated areas – anyone found smoking outside of designated smoking areas will be asked to leave.  

Ticket Collection

Tickets can be collected at the Ticketmaster Box Office at the venue just prior to the show, however patrons are urged to collect their tickets prior to show day, to avoid long queues on the night.


Free drinking water outlets are provided. You may bring empty plastic water bottles for free refills. Water bottles with filled contents (water or otherwise) may be emptied on arrival.


This is an outdoor concert so please note we play rain or shine. You may bring wet weather protection such as ponchos and raincoats however umbrellas are not permitted. If it rains, the show will go on. The show will only be abandoned if conditions are deemed dangerous. The decision to cancel a show will be made on show day. In the event of inclement weather patrons should check or our Facebook page.   


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