Jack O’Leary Trio

Brisbane (WEAVING LANGUAGE)

Irish music though a contemporary lens. Between Guitar, Bodhran, Flute and Whistle, this team of multi instrumentalists know how to create a through musical connection. 
The art of song and storytelling will provide a unique insight into their musical journey.

Sat 4.30 pm – Quincan Cafe
Sat 11 pm – Garden Stage
Sun 4.30 pm – Garden Stage

Adrian Thomas

Adrian Thomas
– Cairns (WEAVING LANGUAGE)
Sacred chant music fused into Island/Roots and sharing his poetry of the sublime with his passion for the divine! A musical journey through First Nations/Hindu/Hebrew/Sufi/Pagan/Buddhist/Christian and Sumerian faith and into the common thread that unites us all.

Sat 1.30 pm Gem Gallery

http://facebook.com/adrianthomasmusic

Anna Smyrk

Anna Smyrk
– Vic (WEAVING LANGUAGE)
From the sapphire waters of the Solomon Islands, to crumbling Cambodian towns, to the loneliness of a megacity in the Philippines. With sun-drenched vocal harmonies, rich violin and songs about far-flung places, folk troubadour Anna Smyrk takes you on a journey around the world

Sat 1 pm – Pub Ballroom
Sat 9.45 pm – Pub Ballroom
Sun 12.45 pm – Garden Stage
Sun 10.30 am – The Garden Vibe – workshop

http://www.annasmyrk.com/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pBA0_mz9ZN8

BellaCappella

BellaCappella
– Tablelands (WEAVING LANGUAGE)
This Community Choir will present a vibrant mix of new choral arrangements by contemporary Australian and international composers, interspersed with a few old favourites that might inspire you to join in.

Sat 10 am – Pub Ballroom
Sat 4 pm – Curtain Fig – Megachoir with Woyaya

https://www.facebook.com/BellaCappellaChoir/

Buri Guman and Ngamu Karrkay Duo


– Nth Qld (WEAVING LANGUAGE)
Buri Guman’s dynamic stage presence expose and educate audiences in cultural knowledge systems through ancient language, song and dance, with stories from the north. Passionate in keeping culture alive, Ngamu Karrkay Duo share songs with Bama words and tones entwined.

Sat 8 pm – Garden Stage

Djansa

Djansa
– Cairns (WEAVING LANGUAGE)
A versatile ensemble playing contemporary arrangements of West African rhythms. Their performance consists of a wide variety of rhythms, songs and dances

Fri 7 pm – Garden Stage
Sat 10.45 am TAFE Stage
Sat 8.15 pm Curtain Fig Stage
Sat 2 pm – Health and Wellness Fair – workshop 1
Sun 2.30 pm The Garden Vibe – workshop 2

http://www.facebook.com/djansa

Los Caracoles

Los Caracoles
– Mossman (WEAVING LANGUAGE)
Led by Chilean freedom fighter Segundo Nitor, Los Caracoles are known to have everyone on their feet with their authentic Latin rhythms. They tell stories through their music about social challenges, the environment, immigration, love, ordinary heroes and just pure fun

Sat 3 pm – Gem Gallery
Sat 8 pm – Community Hall
Sun 4.30 pm – Pub Ballroom

http://www.loscaracoles.com.au

Miriam Lieberman Trio

Miriam Lieberman Trio
– NSW (WEAVING LANGUAGE)
Infusing her love of nature, and West African rhythms into her songs, Miriam inspires a feeling of bold wanderlust. Original music and three-part vocal harmonies played on kora accompanied by soaring violin parts

Fri 7 pm – Pub Ballroom
Sat 2 pm – TAFE Stage
Sat 9 pm – Garden Stage
Sun 12:45 pm – Pub Ballroom
Sat 11 am – The Garden Vibe – workshop

http://www.miriamlieberman.com.au

STAV

STAV
– Vic (WEAVING LANGUAGE)
An expressive voice and a natural affinity for guitar, live performance brings this songwriter’s introspection, playfulness and raw passion to life. Blurring the lines between singing and spoken word, STAV is totally at home on stage. Captivating

Fri 8.30 pm – Gem Gallery
Sat 10.45 am – Pub Ballroom
Sat 3 pm – Quincan Café
Sun 10 am – Quincan Café – Festival SongCircle

https://www.soundofstav.com/

Uncle Laurie Padmore

Uncle Laurie Padmore
– Tablelands (WEAVING LANGUAGE)
An Aboriginal perspective on post history in Yungaburra regarding events that impacted on the lives of its recipients, along with an information sharing session covering language names of local flora and fauna, artefacts, and a creation story incorporating our wonderful Festival Puppet, “Djanggaburru”

Sat 12.15 pm – Health & Wellness Fair
Sun 11 am – Health & Wellness Fair
Sun 2 pm – Fringe Stage

Woyaya!

WOYAYA
– Cairns (WEAVING LANGUAGE)
Celebrating the beauty of Acappella songs from all over the world, including songs from Africa, Macedonia and Papua New Guinea, alongside Gospel and contemporary songs from closer to home

Sat 11 am – Curtain Fig Stage
Sat 4 pm – Curtain Fig Stage – Megachoir with BellaCappella

https://padlet.com/singwoyaya/acappella_cairns

Xenos

Xenos

– Tasmania (WEAVING LANGUAGE)
XENOS play the music of the Gypsies of Macedonia, driven by subtle complex and captivating rhythms, woven through with seductive sax solos in mysterious and evocative scales. Liquid gold saxophone, zurna takes you to forgotten realms, songs of love and death in Rom. XENOS steals your heart and feet – the music of the Balkan Roma

Fri 11 pm – Pub Ballroom
Sat 7 pm – Community Hall
Sun 2.30 pm – Garden Stage
Sat 12 noon – Community Hall – workshop 1
Sun 10.30 am – St Mark’s Church – workshop 2
Sun 11.30 am – The Garden Vibe – workshop 3

 

https://www.facebook.com/XenosBalkanHobart