The Trio band members Stuart Wadham, Matt Farthing and James Belluz prepare to entertain their guests aboard the Burnett River Queen.
The Trio band members Stuart Wadham, Matt Farthing and James Belluz prepare to entertain their guests aboard the Burnett River Queen. Max Fleet

Jazz event cruises up the river

ALMOST 40 people enjoyed a serene afternoon of jazz, food and wine aboard the Burnett River Queen as part of the Crush Festival yesterday.

The event, Bundaberg Broadcasters Jazz on the Burnett River Queen, treated guests to a two-hour cruise with the sounds of jazz trio Stuart Wadham playing in the background.

Organiser Dale Lockley said the trip was the Burnett River Queen's first voyage since the Christmas floods, which made it all the more special.

"It was a wonderful, slow jazz cruise up the Burnett River," Mr Lockley said.

"It was sensational."

Mr Lockley said the guests all seemed to have a great time.

"The food was from the River Cruise Cafe and it was really good," he said.

The event will be held again on Sunday, October 16, and tickets are still available.

To snag your spot on the next cruise, phone 0419 528 228 or 0427 099 009.

Tickets cost $35 each and include the cruise, food and entertainment.

Wine, champagne and beer are available for purchase onboard the Burnett River Queen for patrons.



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