Maleny Long Lunch

See A Legend In Your Own Lunchtime At 


Offering the perfect end to a weekend of Hinterland fun and relaxation. Where mouth-watering food, delicious wine, icy cold beer and world-class entertainment collide to provide a wonderful Sunday afternoon experience in the jewel of the Sunshine Coast's Hinterland.?

Doors open at 12 noon and we will wave you off to go home later in the day after you have had a safe and friendly musical afternoon. 

Maleny Long Lunch is proud to present an "Up Close & Personal" performance from RAI THISTLETHWAYTE, singer, songwriter, frontman of Iconic Australian hitmakers THIRSTY MERC. 

RAI THISTLETHWAYTE performance on Sunday 3rd April promises to be a wonderful afternoon. After arriving, settle in with a cold beer, wine or cocktail. Let your senses take in the smells of the slow-cooked delights from Captain J Beard and his amazing team with award-winning Smokehouse specialist Beauty And The Beard Eats and Events

Whilst you are enjoying this culinary delight our opening act will take the stage. 

After the last lunch plate is cleared, Maleny Long Lunch is proud to present one of Australia's if not the worlds most respected musical talents, RAI THISTLETHWAYTE.

As part of his multi award-winning band THIRSTY MERC, Rai has penned iconic hits such as 20 Good Reasons, Someday Someday, In The Summertime ( Bondi Rescue's theme song for 11 seasons ), The Hard Way and many more. Rai is truly a songwriting genius. This "Up Close & Personal" experience from one of the worlds finest musicians has to be seen and heard to be believed. We are so thrilled to be able to bring Rai to Maleny for our long lunch.?

For the April 3rd event, we have added a special treat. For those wanting to kick on for another couple of hours after Rai's performance, we will present an act, hand-picked from our amazing pool of talent to perform hits for you from the '70s '80s & '90s. What a way to take out the day! 

So grab your amigos, head up the hill and “See A Legend In Your Own Lunchtime” at MALENY LONG LUNCH.

Maleny Long Lunch

Maleny Long Lunch is proud to present an "Up Close & Personal" performance from RAI THISTLETHWAYTE, singer, songwriter, frontman of Iconic Australian hitmakers THIRSTY MERC.

Sunday 3 April 2022, 12:28 PM - 5:00 PM

VenueThe Pavillion, Maleny Showgrounds
Emedia Campaigns Pty Ltd Trading as 'ShowTicks'
Emedia Campaigns Pty Ltd Trading as 'ShowTicks' 2/71 Clara St, Wynnum QLD 4178

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Dates & Times

Date Times
Sunday 3 April 12:28pm - 5:00pm

The Venue

The Pavillion, Maleny Showgrounds


13 Maleny Stanley River Road
QLD 4552

Maleny Showgrounds Pavilion is an indoor meeting & event venue for clubs, sporting and special interest groups.