This Years Artists

Featured Performers

10 String Symphony (USA)

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Two 5 string fiddles - Two Voices - Epic music.10 String Symphony from Nashville USA, is a partnership of two young 5 string fiddle players who are…

Bluegrass Parkway

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Bluegrass Parkway are back in the country and fired up to deliver their brand of music to local audiences.Having just returned from Australia’s…

Cahalen Morrison & Eli West (USA)

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Simply put, Cahalen Morrison & Eli West are two of the most innovative and subtle roots musicians today. Their music draws from old folk sources, but…

Mike Compton (USA)

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Grammy and IBMA award-winning artist Mike Compton has been described by Mandolin Magazine as "One of the modern masters of Bluegrass mandolin".Mike…

2016 Festival Artists

Harry Jakamarra

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Take West African desert blues, old Appalachian stomp, grungy folk rock and a few wild stories. Throw in rusty campfire pot and stir with a banjo.…

Fireside Celts & Friends

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“Fireside Celts” and Friends are an eight piece group that interweave Scottish Smallpipes with guitar, keyboard, whistles, harmonium, banjo, harp and…

Kazoobafak Jug Band

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Kazoobafak Jug Band This trio play a gutsy mix of traditional jugband, blues, ragtime and originals with occasional social comment. Evan Mathieson on…

Kimberly Wheeler

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Kimberly Wheeler is a Modern folk singer and storyteller, playing new folk originals and re-imaging of the old in a trad acoustic delivery…

The Barkers Vale Brothers

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Combining the ancient traditional sounds of Bluegrass and Old Time Music with laconic, provocative songwriting and dry banter, these two brothers…

Pitts Family

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The Pitts Family will impress, surprise, and touch you (in more ways than one…) employing spectacular circus, quirky characters and more child labour…

Farmer Mick & Miss Jane

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Ex-dairy farmer Mick Cosgriff is a singer-songwriter with a big hat and a somewhat quirky outlook on life. His songs capture some astonishing moments…

Mick Daley

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Best known as frontman for internationally touring act The Re-Mains, Mick Daley is a Singer and Story Teller of some renown. He has previously played…

Carl Pannuzzo

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Carl Pannuzzo, vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, autodidact, songwriter and educator. Carl is in high demand nationally and internationally,…

The Plough

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The Plough are an Old Time String Band that play high-energy Appalachian style Old Time, Gospel and Bluegrass music. Their debut CD, 'Reap What You…

Watling & Bates

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Watling & Bates, a songwriting duo from Unumgar on the western edge of the Northern Rivers of NSW, are purveyors of old time, gothic, hillbilly and…

Fred Smith

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It is about time Australia caught up with Fred Smith. Fred has spent the last 15 years all over the joint: working on peace keeping missions in…

Vic Manuel

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Vic Manuel with The VAS Brothers is a four-piece group composed of Vic Manuel, Anton Halim, Steve Lingard and Victoria Lewis, currently performing…

Slim Dime

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Slim Dime are an acoustic, folk, country, americana duo from Melbourne’s Dandenong Ranges. Their music references the simplicity and space of old…

Rowena Wise

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Melbourne-based award-winning indie folk songstress Rowena Wise has grown up with music, touring nationally and internationally from a young age in…

Ruby Gilbert

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Ruby developed a love of country music at a young age. Raised on a mountainside at Moorina, Queensland, Ruby has recently been gaining industry…

Rose&theSea

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When Rose&theSea perform, their voices melt into each other, allowing you to drift away into a world of luminescent harmonies that will leave you…

Rebecca Bastoli

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Rebecca Bastoli is a folk singer/songwriter from Sydney releasing her crowdfunded debut EP “Stranger” at the beginning of 2015. Since then she has…

Liz Frencham & Robbie Melville

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A small town in rural Victoria was the accidental meeting place for Liz & Robbie when they crossed paths in a café in 2013 and soon were seeking…

The FruiTTrees

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Infused with soothing melodies and enchanting blend of 3-part harmonies The FruiTTrees are an original song writing trio branching from the Hunter…

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