Foreshore Music Festival, Canberra

The Australian festival lovers met at the end of November in the very heart of Canberra at Commonwealth Park to enjoy the sixth year of the Foreshore Music Festival. The world’s hottest bands and electronic acts assembled together along with an army of true Australian festival die hards who returned to rock the parliamentary triangle again. The Foreshore 2012 Line up featured world leading DJs and acts such as Tiësto, Calvin Harris, 360, Example, Naughty By Nature, Dash Berlin and many more.


Elite Sound and Lighting – who are considered the ACT’s premier audiovisual production and installation specialist – provided the entire festival production, with the exception of the Kicks Stage audio, including lighting, audio, vision rigging and crowd barriers.

The main two stages featured over 190 Vuepix 12.5mm E-series panels, over 50 Robin Lighting fixtures from Robe, LeMaitre Hazers, SDV Giga Strobes, ChamSys consoles for control, ArKaos A30 Media Server and Vision Pro HD Processors which controlled the video content.


The lighting and visual specs for ‘Hi Top Stage’ included more VuePix E Series video panels and a combination of Robin 600 LEDWashes and Robin 600E Spots accompanied with 8 SDV Giga Strobes and a LeMaitre Star Hazer for speciall effects. All controlled by ChamSys Maxi Wing + Tablet PC. An ArKaos A30 Media server an Vision Pro HD Processor were used to manage all video content.


Foreshore Festival is more than just about the music, it is about the total festival experience at one of the most beautiful and unique festival sites in the country. The 2012 event was the biggest and best show to date and has set a high standard for the years to come.