Mon 1 Jul 2019 to Sun 7 Jul 2019


Phew... Well, that was quite a mad dash to the finish line but thanks to all you wonderful people who joined up, Radio Festival 2019 has once again been a great success for the station.


PBS would like to applaud all the fantastic members who pulled many rabbits from many hats to support us with their generosity!  We know that there's more to becoming a member than winning some unbelieveable prizes, but congratulations to these lucky members who've picked up the following:

First Major Prize

Primavera 125 i-GET Vespa representing the quintessential urban commute in classic Rosso Dragon red with tan saddle trim, courtesy of Peter Stevens Motorcycles.

Winner: Simo, Pascoe Vale South (Juke Joint) 

Second Major Prize

Golden Plains luxury package including festival double pass, luxury powered caravan, chartered transportation, food, beverage and gift shop pack.

Winner:  Alrick, Donvale (The Breakdown)

Third Major Prize

A Clingan Guitar Tone handmade electric guitar with road case.

Winner:  Kim, Newport (Roots of Rhythm)

Fourth Major Prize

Gett by Funk turntable with AT cartridge courtesy of Audiophile.

Winner: Philippa, Clifton Hill (Afterglow)

Fifth Major Prize

A year's worth of PBS feature albums.

Winner: Ivan, Sunshine West (Fang It!)

Performer Prize

Three weekday rehearsals at Bakehouse Studios, EP or single mastering by Adam Dempsey at Deluxe Mastering, an Echo Tone Danelectro '67 aqua guitar with electric road case, photography package from Photographer Lucy Spartalis, a Tramway Hotel burger named in your honour, and a Brenniston National Standard Mobile and Tradie First Aid Kit.

Winner: Timechyld, South Caulfield

Junior Prize

Puffing Billy family pass, a double pass to Harry Potter and the Order of Phoenix in Concert at Hamer Hall, a Collingwood Children's Farm annual family membership, a Velo Cycles Jamis 20 Starlight sports bike, a family pass to SEA LIFE Melbourne and a Rock–A–Bye Baby VIP experience for you and four friends.

Winner: Victoria, Elsternwick (Jazz on Saturday)

Business Prize

A tailored PBS business sponsorship package including on air, online and print options.

Winner: The Rooks Return, Fitzroy (Switched On)

Pet Prize

A commissioned pet portrait by We Are Family – unusual pet portraits.

Winner: Honalulu Suz and Hamish, San Remo (Ports of Paradise)

Friend For Life / Friend For A Decade Prize

Cinema Nova Silver Pass to unlimited films for winner and a friend for three months and an AvantiPlus Collingwood Giro F2 bike with Ortleib accessories.

Winner: David, Brunswick (Babylon Burning)


We really could not have pulled off such a bewildering feat without all the hardwork of our coven of dedicated volunteers, thank you for working your magic!