Candlelight Concert: Tribute to Aretha Franklin + Other Jazz Greats
Immerse yourself in a stunning, multi-sensory experience this March as the critically acclaimed Candlelight Concerts comes to Prahran Square for two free live and intimate concerts.
The first Candlelight Concert on Saturday 25 March will feature a tribute to Aretha Franklin and other jazz greats. Falling on Aretha's birthday, be mesmerised by this timely and heart-warming performance with spectacular renditions of her most popular songs, performed by the Luminosity Trio (Elly Poletti, Cheryl Durongpisitkul and Joe McEvilly).
- Ain’t No Way
- I Say A Little Prayer
- Chain of Fools
- Dr. Feelgood
- Amazing Grace
- Sisters Are Doin’ It For Themselves
- Bridge Over Troubled Water
- Let It Be
- (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman
- And many more...
- Elly Poletti, Vocals
- Cheryl Durongpisitkul, Saxophone/Vocals
- Joe McEvilly, Keyboard
- TBC Member
Prahran Square is located on the corner of Izzett and Chatham streets in Prahran (get directions). To get here, you can drive, take public transport, walk or cycle.
Cycle paths are located on Chapel Street and Commercial Road, or take the back streets for a leisurely ride or stroll. There are a plenty of bike rack stations located around the Square.
Prahran Square has a 500-bay car park facility located directly below the parkland. The car park is open 24 hours and you may enter via Izett Street.
There are plenty of public transport options right on the doorstep of Prahran Square.
Catch the Sandringham Line train to Prahran Station. Exit the station and head east along Greville Street (towards Chapel Street) then left into Izett Street.
Take Tram Route 72 and exit at Stop 30 at the corner of Izett Street (Prahran Market and Commercial Road).
Tram Route 78 also goes to Prahran Square. Exit at Stop 47 (Commercial Road and Chapel Street) or Stop 48 (Chatham Street and Chapel Street).
Bus routes 603 and 604 stop on Commercial Road just outside Prahran Market, opposite Izett Street.
Plan your journey to Prahran Square with PTV’s journey planner.
Is the event accessible?
Yes. Please visit our Accessibility page for more information.
There are accessible parking bays in the 24-hour car park facility which is located directly below the parkland. Both levels of the car park are accessible by travelator and lift from Wattle and Cato Streets.
There is a lift located at The Terrace, providing easy access to the car park and public and accessible toilets.
Public and accessible toilets are located on The Terrace. Access to the toilets is via the stairs or lift.
A Changing Places facility is also located on the Chatham Street end of Prahran Square, next to the Services and Visitor Hub.
You can download a printable map(PDF, 5MB) of Prahran Square.
Help us improve
The City of Stonnington is committed to access and inclusion for all people. We endeavour to make our events as accessible as possible. We recognise that the experience of disability and accessibility is diverse and unique to individuals and that performers and audience members still face barriers to access.
We strive to remove as many of these as possible. We understand that we won’t always get it right, and we always love to receive feedback about how we can improve as well as what we did well.
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How can I be sustainable at the event? What should I bring?
Please be considerate and leave Prahran Square as you found it.
Travel to the event lightly
Hop on your bike, stretch your legs or cruise in on public transport. If you are driving, start the festivities early and carpool with your crew.
You can plan your public transport journey using the PTV Journey Planner.
Single-use plastic ban
Say no to single-use plastic items and get ahead of the State's single-use plastics ban.
Will there be food available?
There will be no food served at the event, however you can bring your own food and drink to enjoy while experiencing the concert. Please ensure you dispose of your rubbish in one of our waste bins on-site.
If you're looking to purchase something to eat or drink, there is a huge selection of nearby restaurants and bars. Please consider supporting our local traders during your visit to Stonnington.
Will there be drinking water available?
Yes, water stations are located nearby each of the four corner entrances, so be sure to bring your reusable water bottle.
View a map of Prahran Square(PDF, 5MB) for more information.
Can I bring my dog or pet?
You sure can, but please practice good ‘petiquette’.
Pets should be kept on leash and suitably restrained as per Section 26 of the Domestic Animal Act.
You are responsible for picking up after your pet.
Can I smoke at the event?
Smoking is not permitted at any outdoor events, including community or street festivals, as per the October 2016 amendment to the Tobacco Act 1987.
The Tobacco Act makes it illegal to smoke or vape in many public spaces where people can be exposed to second-hand tobacco smoke or aerosol from an e-cigarette.
How can I share on social media?
If you're sharing on social media, please use the hashtags #Prahran Square, #CandlelightConcerts, #WhatsOnStonnington and tag @prahran square and @whatsonstonnington to be featured on our socials.
Who do I contact for media enquiries?
For media or photo opportunities, please get in touch with our Communications and Media team at City of Stonnington on 03 8290 1333 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Candlelight Concerts are a series of original music concerts aimed at democratising access to culture by allowing people worldwide to enjoy live music and candlelit performances played by local musicians in various stunning locations illuminated by thousands of candles.
The Candlelight Concert Series is brought to you by Prahran Square and the City of Stonnington in partnership with Fever.