Summer sessions at Emerald Lake

The talented members of Babaganoush are tuning up for the Cardinia Summer sessions.

Take some time to chill out every Sunday afternoon this February with Cardinia Shire’s Summer Music Series at Emerald Lake Park.

The free, family-friendly events are held in the Bandstand (between the café and pool) between 12.30pm and 3pm and provide the perfect vibe for a relaxed Sunday picnic!

This year’s Summer Music Series serves up three concerts featuring local performers selected by community partner 3MDR (Mountain District Radio)

On 10 February the Cardinia Civic Concert Band will play with Babaganoush following up on 17 February, and the Rich Davies & The Low Road rounding out the summer series on 24 February.

In addition, each week the drum circles by Positive Music will bring an array of fun and colourful, vegan and traditional hand drums and small percussion instruments for people to make their own music on.

The drum circles will also run from 12.30–3pm at Emerald Lake Park close to the Bandstand.

Cardinia Shire Mayor Graeme Moore encouraged residents and visitors to take advantage of the free local entertainment and enjoy the beautiful surrounds of Emerald Lake Park.

“This is a great chance to see and support our local talent and spend some quality time with friends and family,” said Cr Moore.

“Make a day of it; bring your picnic blankets and enjoy a picnic or visit the Emerald Lake Park Café

“Each year our Summer Music Series showcases local musicians, catering for a range of musical tastes.

“Council is proud to fund this program as part of our Arts and Culture Program, making music accessible and affordable to all.”

Parking is available at Emerald Lake Park for $6 per day or with a resident/ratepayer annual parking pass available.

For more information about the Summer Music Series, visit