‘Spicks and Specks’ style IRL music game show ‘Not On Your Rider’ has revealed its full dates for 2022

Even five months later, not much has felt typical of 2022 in Brisbane so far, thanks to the pandemic and wild weather. But when you’re competing for musical trivia glory at one of the city’s beloved regular events, you’ll enjoy a good time of normality. Yes, Not on your rider is back for another year, all to entertain us in one of the best ways possible: by creating a musical quiz show full of well-known faces, performing it live and inviting Brisbanites to play the Game.

This pop culture delight first returned in 2022 in March; however, it was only his first release for the year. Now he’s locked down his full schedule, with six major events on the agenda before 2023 – including four shows at Triffid and two at Fortitude Music Hall. Yes, his huge Christmas show is making a comeback, as is Not on your riderthe anniversary extravaganza. Also, new this year is a big Halloween party.

If you don’t already know Not on your rider, it takes something everyone loves – showing off their music knowledge – and dialing it up a few notches. TV hits like nuggets and specks and Never mind the Buzzcocks are entertaining to watch on screen, of course. They’re also great for gaming from the comfort of your own couch. But they still leave even their biggest devotees wanting more, that’s when Not on your rider Between.

Here’s how it works: The event is hosted by Aimon Clark from The Creases and features Jeremy Neale from Velociraptor and Patience Hodgson from The Grates as team captains. Plus, while the two crews on stage are always packed with musos, comedians, drag queens, and other guests, anyone can purchase a ticket, sit at a table, and answer questions with them.

Past events have featured folks from Powderfinger, Ball Park Music, The Jungle Giants, Dune Rats, DZ Deathrays, The Kite String Tangle, Butterfingers, Last Dinosaurs and more because you never know what musical figures might be involved in the night. For his May show, Ben Lee, Shad Wicka, Ball Park Music’s Jen Boyce and Regurgitator’s Ben Ely will do the honors.

And as for the quiz itself, it comes with discussions about the music industry, as well as other mini-games involving the participants.

Bianca Holderness


Thursday, May 26 — The Triffid with Ben Lee, Shad Wicka, Jen Boyce and Ben Ely
Friday, July 8 – Anniversary Extravaganza at Fortitude Music Hall with guests to be confirmed
Thursday, August 25 — Le Triffid with TBC guests
Thursday, September 22 — Le Triffid with TBC guests
Thursday, October 27 — Halloween show at the Triffid with TBC guests
Saturday, December 10 — Christmas Show at Fortitude Music Hall with TBC Guests

The 2022 season of Not On Your Rider runs from May 26 to December 10, with four shows at Triffid and two at Fortitude Music Hall. For more information or to purchase tickets, head to the Not On Your Rider website.

Posted on May 20, 2022 by

Sarah Ward

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