The Fringe hits the highway to the edge of the desert for a jam-packed line-up of Fringe fun in Port Augusta and Leigh Creek. Featuring fantastic indigenous performers and internationally renowned acts, Desert Fringe is a remarkable experience for the whole family. This is a FREE family friendly event.
For further information download the Desert Fringe brochure
Thursday 12 March
Friday 13 & Saturday 14 March
*A smoke free event.
Fri 13 March
6.30pm – 11.30pm Desert Fringe Club
The Barracks FREE
Treat yourself to a brilliant night of entertainment under the stars with your stunning host, Leah Shelton from Polytoxic (QLD) and an array of international and local artists, including the sensational Djuki Mala (NT) from Elcho Island in Arnheim Land.
Sat 14 March
12.30pm – 3.30pm Arts Market
The Barracks FREE
An afternoon of performance, circus workshops and market stalls featuring work by local Port Augusta artists and craftspeople.
4:00pm – 5:00pm Les Dudes Family Show
Institute Theatre FREE
A special Desert Fringe exclusive featuring internationally acclaimed street theatre legends, Les Dudes, who will wow the whole family with their amazing tricks and quirky humour.
7:00pm – 8:00pm Djuki Mala Show (The Chooky Dancers)
Lea Memorial Theatre Tickets only $10
One show only! Bring the whole family!
Direct from Elcho Island, critically acclaimed, Djuki Mala (Djuki meaning Chooky with a Yolngu accent & Mala meaning mob) has toured the world playing to packed houses presenting their infectious blend of dance and physical theatre.
8:00pm – 9:30pm Sunset Concert & BBQ
Lea Memorial Theatre FREE
After the Djuki Mala show, bring a rug, grab a bite to eat and enjoy the Sunset Concert with the whole family!
Featuring laidback tunes from Jeremy Whiskey and members of the Iwantja Band. The Djuki Mala dancers will also join the crowd!