Be transported with Zumpà to forgotten Italian fishing villages, moonlit olive groves and a hard life under a hot sun where peasants play music to celebrate life with a fierce sense of humour.

10.30 pm Friday – Garden Stage
11.45 am Saturday – Garden Stage
11.45 am Sunday – Garden Stage
8.45 pm Saturday – The Fringe Stage – Good Tunes Session


The Salty Sirens


These sapphic sailors will lead you through traditional and modern sea shanties, tales of shipwork, daring adventure, defiance and debauchery. Hoist the anchor and limber up those sealegs – these aren’t your grandpa’s sea shanties!

4 pm Sat – Nick’s Restaurant
7.45 pm Sat – The Fringe Stage
4 pm Sunday – Quincan Cafe


Julian James

Julian James

From Melbourne’s back-alley bars to Australia’s major Festivals, Julian James is loved by folk and blues audiences all over Australia. With his whiskey drenched sound as much at home in 2021 as it would have been blaring out of the wireless in 1921.

1 pm Sat – Quincan Café
4.45 pm Sat – Garden Stage
3.45 pm Sun – Pub Ballroom


Greshka (Bris)


Loosen your suspenders, tighten your shoelaces and get ready to flap your extremities! Greshka is a five piece neo-gypsy/klezmer ensemble not unlike a chipotle and cocaine kebab: you’re not sure where it’s from, but it sure knocks you off your tits.

9 pm Fri – Community Hall
11 pm Sat – Community Hall
1.45 pm Sunday – Garden Stage
12 noon Sun – Gem Gallery – workshop


Tullara (NSW)


Born and raised on a parrot farm in northern NSW (true story), Folk/Roots/Pop rocker Tullara takes the genre to a whole new level, full of enticing swagger and powerful emotion.

7.45 pm Sat – Coffee and Clay
11.15 pm Sat – Pub Ballroom
10 am Sun – Quincan Café – Special Event – Festival Song Circle
4.30 pm Sun – The Garden Vibe
1.45 pm Sat – Community Hall – workshop


The Steele Syndicate (Bris)

The Steele Syndicate
The Steele Syndicate

It’s all about the groove. Steele McMahon’s Brisbane-based octet is raucous, punchy and fun, with a genre-bending sound that reimagines elements of old school funk, reggae, ska and indie rock. The band packs a roaring, four-piece horn section and a rhythm section to match.

10 pm Fri – Community Hall
9 pm Sat – Garden Stage
4.45 pm Sunday – Garden Stage


Kallidad (NSW)


Combining Spanish guitar magic with rock and roll energy to create a sound that has seen the group tour across Europe, Asia and Oceania. Booming percussion and shredded nylon string guitars weave a deep web of sound that always leaves audiences breathless and begging for more!

11 pm Fri – Community Hall
10 pm Sat – Community Hall
3.45 pm Sunday – Garden Stage
12 noon Sat – Community Hall – workshop


East of West

East of West
East of West

Mediterranean, jazz and Balkan influences interweave through intricate compositions and improvisations. Far from known shores, the trio’s oud, percussion and double bass map new musical territories.

10 pm Fri – Pub Ballroom
1.45 pm Sat – Garden Stage
7 pm Sat – Our Place Restaurant
11 am Sun Pub Ballroom
12.15 Sat – TAFE Stage – workshop 1
2 pm Sun – Gem Gallery
– workshop 2