Music is Fun! – Max Schollar-Root

Max Schollar-Root

A participatory workshop and musical play space for children to enjoy percussion, play and dancing. Max is a registered music therapist who specialises in early childhood developmental music programs.

3pm Sat – TAFE Stage

Reggae for Fun – Koahlition

Koahlition
Koahlition

A bit of Reggae history and a few related styles: ska, rocksteady etc,  including all participants in playing a Reggae composition in an orchestra arrangement, for a direct understanding of the genre and a lot of enjoyment. 

2.30 pm Sat – Community Hall

Replete of Repeat – Mal Webb and Kylie Morrigan

Mal Webb and Kylie Morrigan

Mal Webb and Kylie Morrigan

How to produce and manipulate sounds to exponentially expand your personal sound library including discussing the many different types of loopers available, from phone apps to hardware. Mal will also demonstrate a few cool (and challenging!) tricks with a digital delay unit.

With thanks to RADF for assistance.

2 pm Sat – Gem Gallery

Polish and Enhancement – Gar MacLeman

Gar MacLeman
Gar MacLeman

After running through song-writing tools, improve your craft with methods of enhancement. Alternate tunings, arpeggios, runs between chords. For beginners to accomplished, this workshop suits those with an instrument.

2 pm Sat – The Garden Vibe

Join the Dots – Jeremiah Johnson

Jeremiah Johnson

Are you a songwriter/performer? Want to either get out of the bedroom and into paid gigs, work or maybe even tour? Tips of how to write songs, appreciate great songs, book gigs, plan tours and budget your way home working on a shoe-string budget.

1 pm Sat – The Garden Vibe

Jeremiah Johnson

Secret History of Song – Floyd Thursby

Floyd Thursby
Floyd Thursby

What did Johnny Cash steal to end up in Folsom Prison? What’s the story with the Beatles’ ‘Come Together’? What dirty deed got AC/DC into legal hot water? What do the Angels owe to Status Quo? Find out as Floyd Thursby reveals the historical texts that have influenced and inspired some of our favourite songs.

12 noon Sat – The Garden Vibe

Kallidad Unmasked

Kallidad

Kallidad

The three masked men of Kallidad will give a glimpse behind the curtain to share the musical techniques, travel and touring stories, and thoughts and philosophies that led them to create a once in a lifetime musical experience.

12 noon Sat – Community Hall