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Conrad Sewell At the Great Barrier Reef Festival

The Great Barrier Reef Festival is excited to announce Australian singer-songwriter Conrad Sewell, as headliner of Friday night Fireworks on the Foreshore.

Conrad Sewell is known for his rich, soulful vocals and poignant songwriting that have earned him international acclaim. Bursting onto the scene with his chart-topping single "Start Again," Conrad won the ARIA Award for Song of the Year in 2015, establishing himself as a significant force in the music industry.

Between touring with Ed Sheeran, Maroon 5, and The Script, Conrad has earned praise from Entertainment Weekly, Teen Vogue, Vice, NBC, and Nylon who proclaimed him to be “Australia’s next great pop export”. Simultaneously, his voice has carried to nearly every corner of the globe on Kygo’s “Firestone,” reaching RIAA platinum status, generating over 1 billion streams, and entertaining audiences everywhere from Coachella to Madison Square Garden.
Conrad’s first album ‘LIFE’ debuted at number one on the ARIA charts with singles “Come Clean” and “Healing Hands”, reaching multi-platinum status in 2022. Conrad held nothing back in his song writing and lyrical storytelling in his sophomore album “Precious”, which was released on the same day as his son was born. ‘Precious’ demonstrated authentic song writing mixed with a raw, live sound.
Conrad’s latest single, “All Life Long”, showcases his ability to blend heartfelt emotions with memorable melodies makes him a standout artist in the contemporary music landscape.
The festival is set to be a fun weekend of free entertainment on Airlie Beach Foreshore so head on down to see the fantastic Conrad Sewell, and many other great artists play.

WHAT: Great Barrier Reef Festival
WHEN: 1-4 August
WHERE: Airlie Beach

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