Be transported 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. Folk, gypsy and Italian world music woven together to provide a truly spaghetti and meatballs experience.
9 pm Friday – Community Hall
7 pm Saturday – Community Hall – Bush Dance
11 pm Saturday – Garden Stage

The Demon Drink

The Demon DrinkBrisbane
Plunkin’ banjo, snakin’ slide guitar and a bluesful of mouth harp! The Demon Drink swills round the bottom of your glass, before tipping the barman and giving your girl/boyfriend the dance of her/his life!
8 pm Friday – Community Hall
11.30 am Saturday – Garden Stage
8 pm Saturday – Garden Stage

The Blues Preachers

The Blues PreachersSydney
Performing a fusion of good old blues, rags, gospel and hillbilly folk, The Blues Preachers will take you to another place and time, somewhere between 1920 and 1940. Their music paints a landscape of pre-war struggle and determination with sounds reminiscent of the Deep South.
10.45 am Saturday – Garden Stage
9.15 pm Saturday – Pub Ballroom
4.30 pm Sunday – Pub Ballroom


Crushed velvet and broken glass, cigar smoke and a gathering storm.  Songs of life and grit – RedCrow will leave you with a smile on your face & dirt in your soul. REDCROW are an APRA AMCOS sponsored act at this year’s festival.
12 noon Saturday – Pub Ballroom
4.30 Saturday – The Gem Gallery – workshop 1
12.30 pm Sunday – The Gem Gallery – workshop 2
2.30 pm Sunday – Quincan Café

Penny Davies & Roger Ilott

Warm harmonies, chiming acoustic guitars, and a passion for telling stories through song, characterise their intimate concert performances.  Penny & Roger have been performing songs from around the world for over 40 years.
2.45 pm Saturday – Pub Ballroom
1.45 pm Sunday – Pub Ballroom
3.30 pm Sunday – The Gem Gallery – Workshop



Originally from Southern Ireland and arguably the only all-Irish band in Australia, three Bucks who love Ireland and traditional music, having a blast and bringing the best of Irish Music to your doorstep.

4.30 pm Saturday – Garden Stage
7.30 pm Saturday – Pub Ballroom
1 pm Saturday – The Gem Gallery – Workshop
3.30 pm Sunday – Pub Ballroom

Michael Waugh

Michael WaughMelbourne
Singer-songwriter, storyteller, Golden Guitar nominee and album of the week in The Australian – Michael gives a profound new voice to the Australian experience. His insightful storytelling cuts to the emotional heart of everyday life. Joined by Rich Davies on guitar and vocals.
3 pm Saturday – Quincan Café
11 pm Saturday – Pub Ballroom
10 am Sunday – Quincan Café – Festival SongCircle
12 noon Sunday – Pub Ballroom

Lizzie Flynn & The Reckoning

With a combination of lyrical honesty and charming melodies, Lizzie Flynn writes songs that blend a little satirical storytelling with a lot of joyful emotion. A collection of original songs, which weave audiences through toe-tapping country to tender ballads.
2.30 pm Saturday – Garden Stage
9 pm Saturday – Garden Stage
1 pm Sunday – Garden Stage

Justin Bernasconi

Straddling styles and sounds from the Delta Blues, Appalachian Bluegrass, English Folk and all stops in between, his highly original tunes are infused with exciting and soulful guitar playing.
8.30 pm Friday – Obi’s Garden Vibe
10.30 am Saturday – Pub Ballroom – Riffs, Licks & Chops
8.30 pm Saturday – Pub Ballroom
1.30 pm Sunday – The Gem Gallery – workshop

JuJu Moon

JuJu MoonMission Beach
Soaring saxophones, emotive vocals, expressive guitar and Indonesian percussion combine in an energetic and vibrant sound portraying original, well crafted, meaningful songs – many depicting life in the tropics.
7 pm Friday – Pub Lounge
1.30 pm Saturday – Garden Stage
9 pm Saturday – Community Hall
3.30 pm Sunday – Garden Stage

Jenny Mitchell

Jenny MitchellNew Zealand
With a NZ Gold Guitar Award under her hat in 2017, Jenny Mitchell is New Zealand’s brightest rising star, blending country, folk and Americana into her own captivating style. An artist who knows exactly who she is and feels no need to give way.
8.45 pm Friday – Pub Ballroom
12.30 pm Saturday – Garden Stage
2.45 pm Sunday – Pub Ballroom

Hello Tut Tut

Hello Tut TutMelbourne
They’ve made a speedy ascent on the World Music scene, winning over local and international crowds with their performances. Hello Tut Tut have become well-known for throwing some of the rowdiest world music parties, filling venues with electric energy and excitement.
11 pm Friday – Community Hall
10 pm Saturday – Community Hall
4.30 pm Sunday – Garden Stage

Cigány Weaver

Cigány WeaverBrisbane
One of Australia’s most exciting gypsy-jazz ensembles who’s virtuosic and energetic live performances invoke everything from subtle toe-tapping to exuberant dance floor foot-stomping.

11 pm Friday – Garden Stage
8 pm Saturday – Community Hall
2 pm Sunday – Garden Stage